Follow and join the upcoming conference Exploring care for human service professions Caring Science Nordic/European Conference 19th – 20th March, 2015 Diakonissestiftelsen, Copenhagen, Denmark Caring science is focused on creating scientific knowledge about man in different life situations and in different cultural contexts, especially in case of illness and suffering. By developing philosophy for health and well-being respect for man´s dignity and integrity are a focal point. At the conference, we want to present and discuss caring science in different professional approaches and in different cultural settings. In wonderful Copenhagen you have the opportunity to meet researchers interested in caring science from the Nordic countries and across Europe through an exciting conference. The two groups, The European Academy of Caring Science (EACS) and Nordic College of Caring Science (NCCS), organize the conference. The conference takes place in Diakonissestiftelsen´s beautiful old rooms 19th – 20th March, 2015. Early registration is open March 18 18:00, at a reception. The theme is highlighted by following keynotes: Exploring Care: Directions for practice from the ‘head’, ‘hand’ and ‘heart’ of Dignity: Kate Galvin, Professor of Nursing Practice, Associate Dean Research and Enterprise, University of Hull, UK and Les Todres, Emeritus Professor of Health Philosophy, Bournemouth University, UK. Opinions of care in a multicultural perspective - Caring Science in multicultural Europe: Maria Kristiansen, Associate Professor, Danish Research Centre for Migration, Ethnicity and Health, University of Copenhagen, DK. Lecture from NCCS’s newly elected honorary member. It is possible to present your research on the theme “Caring Science: Exploring care for human service professions” by submitting an abstracts to workshop (60 min.), oral presentation (20 min.) or a poster. IMPORTANT DATES: Opening of submission of abstracts: 13th October - 23th November 2014 Opening of registration: 13th October - 7th December, 2014 PLACE: Diakonissestiftelsen Address: Peter Bangs Vej 1, Indgang 6, 2000 Frederiksberg, Danmark. EACS the european academy of caring science Keynotes: Exploring Care: Directions for practice from the ‘head’, ‘hand’ and ‘heart’ of Dignity: Kate Galvin, Professor of Nursing Practice, Associate Dean Research and Enterprise, University of Hull, UK and Les Todres, Emeritus Professor of Health Philosophy, Bournemouth University, UK. “One of the themes of EACS refers to the need to develop forms of existential knowledge that is particularly relevant to caring. This is challenging as we believe that such complex knowledge addresses the head, hand and the heart. As such, it necessarily cares for not just the content of the knowledge but how it is presented and taken up in practice. This paper will try to illustrate these themes by concentrating one important existential theme: namely Dignity, and how this can be represented in ways that can do justice to its ‘head, heart and hand’.” Opinions of care in a multicultural perspective - Caring Science in multicultural Europe: Maria Kristiansen, Associate Professor, Danish Research Centre for Migration, Ethnicity and Health, University of Copenhagen, DK. “Cultural diversity has become a key feature among citizens in Europe with implications for the provision of care within healthcare and social services. Culture interacts with socioeconomic factors in shaping care needs including opinions of how and where care should be delivered and by whom. In this speech, different perspectives on care needs and challenges in multicultural encounters will be presented including opinions and perceptions among patients, relatives and professionals.Finally, suggestions for future adaptation of care in a multicultural Europe will be presented.” SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE Clara Aarts, EACS Lisbeth Uhrenfeldt, EACS Lillemor Lindwall, NCCS Edith Mark, NCCS. [email protected] Reviewing and selecting abstracts: Charlotte Delmar Bente Martinsen Annelise Norlyk Sanne Angel LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE Edith Mark Britta Hørdam Charlotte Delmar Bente Martinsen Sanne Angel Annelise Norlyk www.nccs.nu www.eacs.nu We welcome you. More information about the program, fee and registration are coming soon.
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