Welcome to EARLI SIG19 -conference!

6th Biennial Conference of EARLI SIG19 Religious and Spiritual Education

Dates: 11-13.6.2018

Theme: Worldviews in creating meaning and purpose for learning

Location: Joensuu campus, University of Eastern Finland, Yliopistokatu 2
Aurora Building: AU111 AND AU204

Contact: EARLISIG19_2018@uef.fi



Please notice: the program is at the bottom of the page.


Call for papers: Special Issue

We are happy to invite scholars to contribute in our Special Issue in the Journal of Beliefs & Values. The Special Issue will be based on both the best papers of the EARLI SIG 19 conference 2018 and possible supplementing papers derived from this open call. Deadline for articles: 1st of October 2018




Dr Shauna Morin, North Carolina State University, USA, Engaging Worldview Diversity: Dynamics of Interfaith Engagement in U.S. Higher Education

Professor Jenny Berglund, University of Stockholm, Sweden, Student Perectives on the Relation Between Mainstream Secular and Quran-based Islamic Education

Professor Kirsi Tirri, University of Helsinki, Finland, The Purposeful Teacher

Professor Ulrich Riegel, University of Siegen, Germany, Dealing with Worldview in Religious Education


Organisers: EARLI SIG19 and University of Eastern Finland


Organizing committee:

Laura Hirsto, University of Eastern Finland

Elina Kuusisto, University of Helsinki

Martin Ubani, University of Eastern Finland

Risto Aikonen, Univeristy of Eastern Finland

Raili Keränen-Pantsu, University of Eastern Finland

Alexander Unser, University of Wütrzburg

Tiia Liuski, University of Eastern Finland


Updated May 29, 2018