Online and Free Event

II GLobal symposium uniservitate

28TH AND 29TH OCTOBER 2021

Welcome

We invite you to be part of a global and multicultural meeting that brings together participants and specialists from 5 continents. The second edition of the Global Symposium Uniservitate is a new opportunity to share experiences, research, reflect and debate on the pedagogy of service-learning, its spiritual dimension and its contribution to the identity and mission of Higher Education institutions.

Researchers, authorities, educators and students from more than 30 universities and educational institutions from around the world will gather to work together for the same goal: to promote an integral education according to the challenges of our time, empowering young people as agents of social change with an impact on their community.

Join us!

María Nieves Tapia, Director of CLAYSS
María Rosa Tapia, Coodinator of UNISERVITATE
Isabel Capeloa Gil, Rector of Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Richard Brosse, Portfolio Manager “Vital Catholic Thought”, Porticus

Program

Registration

Call for papers

General Information

General Information

Format

Online with free access (prior registration required)

A certificate of participation will be available.

Audience

Authorities, researchers, faculty body, and students of:

  • Institutions participating inUNISERVITATE program.
  • Catholic Higher Education institutions in general.
  • Public and private universities and other higher education institutions in general.
Objetives
  • Continue the cycle of Symposiums of the UNISERVITATE Program as a multicultural, global, and plural setting on the contributions of service-learning pedagogyfor an integral/whole person education.
  • Discuss and research on the spiritual dimension of service-learning and its input to the identity and mission of Catholic Higher Education institutions.
  • Share service-learning experiences and institutionalization processes in Higher Education institutions.
  • Facilitate exchangesbetween specialists, authorities, faculty, and students from Higher Education institutions from different cultural contexts around the world on university social commitment and service-learning.

Program

The schedule above is in “Argentina local time (UTC-3) and Portugal local time (UTC+1)”, please check the time zone of your country/city here: https://www.timeanddate.com/world-clock/

Program - Thursday 28th October
AR 10:00 am
PT 02:00 pm

Opening 

  • Welcome by His Eminence the Patriarch of Lisbon Cardinal Manuel Clemente, Chancellor Magnus.
  • Message from His Holiness Pope Francis.
  • Ms. José Ornelas Carvalho (Bishop of Setubal and President of the Episcopal Conference of Portugal, Portugal)
  • María Rosa Tapia (Coordinator Uniservitate-CLAYSS, Argentina).
  • Isabel Capeloa Gil (Rector of Universidade Católica Portuguesa-UCP. President of the International Federation of Catholic Universities-IFCU, Portugal). 

Moderator: Luis Arocha (Uniservitate-CLAYSS, Argentina)

AR 11:00 am
PT 03:00 pm

Dialogue: Exploring the spiritual dimension of service-learning pedagogy and its contribution to the spirituality of a Catholic University.

  • Presentation: María Nieves Tapia (Director, CLAYSS, Argentina).
  • Dialogue with the participants of the Symposium.

Moderator: Luísa Mota Ribeiro (UCP-Portugal).

AR 12:15 pm
PT 04:15 pm

Interval

AR 01:00 pm
PT 05:00 pm

PANEL: An ecumenical, interreligious, and humanistic vision of the spirituality of fraternity and service.

  • José Ivo Follmann (University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Brazil) 
  • James Kielsmeier (Founder, National Youth Leadership Council, USA).
  • Mercy Pushpalatha (United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia, India).
  • Xus Martín García (GREM, University of Barcelona, Spain).

Moderator: Yolanda Ruiz Ordoñez (Director of the Scholas Occurrentes Chair, Catholic University of Valencia, Spain).

AR 02:30 pm
PT 06:30 pm

Interval

AR 03:00 pm
PT 07:00 pm

Round Tables of presentation of papers corresponding to the three thematic sections

  1. Service-learning as a path of spirituality, 
  2. Service-learning as a contribution to whole person education: hands, head, and heart, 
  3. Service-learning: experiences and institutionalization processes.

Please note: the Roundtables will be held on the ZOOM platform. All those registered for the Symposium will receive by e-mail the access links to participate in these activities.

AR 05:00 pm
PT 09:00 pm

End of the activities

DISCLAIMER: The times indicated correspond to the start of the broadcast on the YouTube channel or of the Zoom session corresponding to the round tables. All plenaries sessions can be watched on our YouTube channel after broadcasting.

All activities will have simultaneous interpretation into English, Spanish, French and Portuguese except for those expressly indicated.

Program - Friday 29th October
AR 08:00 am
PT 12:00 pm

Welcome. Round tables for the presentation of papers, corresponding to the three thematic sections.

  1. Service-learning as a path of spirituality, 
  2. Service-learning as a contribution to whole person education: hands, head, and heart, 
  3. Service-learning: experiences and institutionalization processes.

Please note: the Roundtables will be held on the ZOOM platform. All those registered for the Symposium will receive by e-mail the access links to participate in these activities.

AR 10:00 am
PT 02:00 pm

Interval

AR 10:30 am
PT 02:30 am

PANEL: “Hands, head and heart”. Reflections on service-learning, integral education, and transformative spirituality. 

  • Michelle Sterk Barrett (College of the Holy Cross, USA).
  • James Arthur (The Jubilee Center for Character and Virtues, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom).
  • Karen Venter (University of the Free State, South Africa). 
  • Ana Oliveira (UCP-Portugal).

Moderator: Marlon Era (DLSU, Manila, Philippines).

AR 12:00 pm
PT 04:00 pm

Interval

AR 12:15 pm
PT 04:15 pm

PANEL: Institutional spirituality and personal spirituality: contributions from a spirituality of fraternity and service. 

  • Daniela Gargantini (AUSJAL – Association of Universities Entrusted to the Society of Jesus in Latin America-, Catholic University of Cordoba, Argentina).
  • Judith Pete (Tangaza College, Nairobi, Kenya).
  • Br. Tom Kearney (Tangaza College, Nairobi, Kenya).
  • Alexandre Palma (Director of CITER, UCP, Portugal).
  • Anthony Vinciguerra (ACCU, USA). 

Moderator: Marian Aláez Martínez (University of Deusto, Spain).

AR 01:45 pm
PT 05:45 pm

Interval

AR 02:00 pm
PT 06:00 pm

Closure: Conclusions

  • Maria Nieves Tapia (Director of CLAYSS, Argentina).
  • Chantal Jouannet Valderrama (Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Chile).
  • Enrique Ochoa (Executive Director of CLAYSS, Argentina).
  • Rita Paiva e Pona (UCP, Portugal).
  • María Rosa Tapia (Coordinator of Uniservitate-CLAYSS, Argentina).

Moderator: Mariano García (Uniservitate-CLAYSS, Argentina)

AR 02:30 pm
PT 06:30 pm

End of the activities

DISCLAIMER: The times indicated correspond to the start of the broadcast on the YouTube channel or of the Zoom session corresponding to the Round Tables. All plenaries sessions can be watched on our YouTube channel after broadcasting.

All activities will have simultaneous interpretation into English, Spanish, French and Portuguese except for those expressly indicated.

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SPEAKERS

Special participations

Cardinal Manuel Clemente

Chancellor Magnus of Universidade Católica Portuguesa and Cardinal Patriarch of Lisbon, Portugal

Monsignor José Ornelas Carvalho

Bishop of Setubal and President of the Episcopal Conference of Portugal

Speakers

Organising and invited institutions

María Nieves Tapia

Director of CLAYSS
Argentina

Isabel Capeloa Gil

Rector of Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP), President of IFCU-FIUC, Portugal

María Rosa Tapia

Coordinator of Uniservitate-CLAYSS
Argentina

Ana Oliveira

Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Portugal

Anthony Vinciguerra

ACCU, Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities; Boston College, USA

Chantal Jouannet Valderrama

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Chile

Daniela Gargantini

AUSJAL, Catholic University of Cordoba,, Argentina

James Arthur

The Jubilee Center for Character and Virtues, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

James Kielsmeier

Founder NYLC, USA

José Ivo Follmann

University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Brazil

Judith Pete

Tangaza University College, Kenya

Karen Venter

University of the Free State
South Africa

Mercy Pushpalatha

United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia

Michelle Sterk Barrett

College of the Holy Cross, USA

Alexandre Palma

Director de CITER, UCP, Portugal

Rita Paiva e Pona

Universidade Católica Portuguesa,
Portugal

Br Tom Kearney

Tangaza University College, Kenya

Xus Martín García

GREM, University of Barcelona, Spain

Moderators

Enrique Ochoa

Executive Director of CLAYSS, Argentina

Luis Arocha

Uniservitate-CLAYSS, Argentina

Luísa Mota Ribeiro

Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Portugal

Marian Aláez

University of Deusto, Spain

Marlon de Luna Era

De La Salle University, Philippines

Yolanda Ruiz Ordoñez

University Catholic of Valencia, Spain

Call for papers

Theme of the Symposium: Service-Learning, Integral Education and Transformative Spirituality. The submission of papers will consider the following axes of content:

Themes

More Information

The submission of proposals is finished. Many thanks to all those who participated in the call for papers.

Deadlines:
• August 9th: Deadline for the submission of proposals (extended abstracts)
• September 15th: Results of the evaluation of abstracts
• October 15th: Full paper submission
¿Questions or doubts?
Please, contact us by email: symposium@uniservitate.org

Committees

Honor Committee

Brosse, Richard | Porticus
Tapia, María Nieves | Director of the Latin American Centre for Learning and Solidarity Service – CLAYSS
Capeloa Gil, Isabel |  Rector of Universidade Católica Portuguesa and President of the International Federation of Catholic Universities – IFCU

Scientific Committee

Aláez, Marian | Universidad de Deusto
Alom, Monserrat | International Federation of Catholic Universities – IFCU-CIRAD
Arocha, Luis | Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario
Batista, Maria Alejandra | Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario
Bonnet, Maria Paquita | De La Salle University
Bouwman, Beatrix | North-West University
Brok, Ulrike | Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
Correia, Maria José | Universidade Católica PortuguesaCulum Bojana | University of Rijeka
Dias, Paulo | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Doroftei, Alexandra | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Fontana Venegas, Roció Paz | Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Furco, Andrew | University of Minnesota
Gargantini, Daniela | Universidad Católica de Córdoba
Gherlone, Laura | Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario
Gil da Costa, Helena | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Humphrey McCrabb, Barbara | United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Herrero, Alejandra | Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario
Jouannet, Chantal | Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Kearney, Tom Rev. Br. | University of Tangaza
López Villarreal, Leticia Ivonne | Universidad de Monterrey
Martínez Marín, Miquel | Universitat de Barcelona
Martínez Odría, Arantzazu | Universidad San Jorge de Zaragoza
Mota Ribeiro, Luísa | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Oliveira, Ana | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Peixoto, Ricardo | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Peregalli, Andrés | Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario
Pete, Judith | University of Tangaza
Pereira de Almeida, José Manuel | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Pushpalatha, Mercy | United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia
Queiroz e Melo, Rodrigo | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Reynders, Kathia | Catholic University of Leuven
Ribeiro, Célia | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Sawyer, Rebecca | Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities
Selvam, Sahaya | Marist International University College
Soares, Diana | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Standaert, Nicolas | Catholic University of Leuven
Tapia, María Nieves | Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario
Tapia, María Rosa | Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario
Tresca, Isabel | Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario
Vasconcelos, Isabel | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Wodka, Andrzej | Agency for the Evaluation and Promotion of Quality in Ecclesiastical Universities and Faculties (Vatican)

Organising Committee

Arocha, Luis | Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario
Batista, María Alejandra | Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario
Barreto, Joana | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Caballero Sosa, Mónica | Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario
Camaño, Agustina | Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario
Correia, Maria José | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Dias, Paulo | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Doroftei, Alexandra | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
García, Mariano | Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario
Gherlone, Laura | Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario
Guerreiro, Catarina | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Mota Ribeiro, Luísa | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Oliveira, Ana | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Paiva e Pona, Rita | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Peregalli, Andrés | Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario
Serrano, Adriano | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Tapia, María Rosa | CLAYSS Coordinadora UNISERVITATE
Vidal, Ana | Universidade Católica Portuguesa

Comittees

Honor Committee

Carvalho, Mgr. José Ornelas | Bishop of Setúbal and President of the Portuguese Bishops’ Conference
Guterres, António | Secretary General of the United Nations
Brosse, Richard | PORTICUS
Tapia, María Nieves | Director of the Latin American Centre for Learning and Solidarity Service – CLAYSS
Capeloa Gil, Isabel |  Rector of Universidade Católica Portuguesa and President of the International Federation of Catholic Universities – IFCU

Scientific Committee

Aláez, Marian | Universidad de Deusto
Arocha, Luis | Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario
Bonnet, Maria Paquita | De La Salle University
Bouwman, Beatrix | North-West University
Brok, Ulrike | Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
Correia, Maria José | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Dias, Paulo | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Doroftei, Alexandra | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Fontana Venegas, Roció Paz | Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Furco, Andrew —University of Minnesota
Gargantini, Daniela | Universidad Católica de Córdoba
Gherlone, Laura | Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario
Gil da Costa, Helena | Universidad Católica Portuguesa
Humphrey McCrabb, Barbara | United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Herrero, Alejandra | Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario
Jouannet, Chantal | Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Kearney, Tom Rev. Br. | University of Tangaza
López Villarreal, Leticia Ivonne | Universidad de Monterrey
Martínez Marín, Miquel | Universitat de Barcelona
Martínez Odría, Arantzazu | Universidad San Jorge de Zaragoza
Mota Ribeiro, Luísa | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Oliveira, Ana | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Peixoto, Ricardo | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Peregalli, Andrés | Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario
Pete, Judith | University of Tangaza
Pereira de Almeida, José Manuel | Universidad Católica Portuguesa
Pushpalatha, Mercy | United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia
Queiroz e Melo, Rodrigo | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Reynders, Kathia | Catholic University of Leuven
Ribeiro, Célia | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Sawyer, Rebecca | Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities
Selvam, Sahaya | Marist International University College
Soares, Diana | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Standaert, Nicolas | Catholic University of Leuven
Tapia, María Nieves | Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario
Tapia, María Rosa | Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario
Tresca, Isabel | Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario
Vasconcelos, Isabel | Universidad Católica Portuguesa
Wodka, Andrzej | Agency for the Evaluation and Promotion of Quality in Ecclesiastical Universities and Faculties (Vatican)

Organising Committee

Arocha, Luis | Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario
Batista, María Alejandra | Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario
Barreto, Joana | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Caballero Sosa, Mónica | Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario
Camaño, Agustina | Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario
Correia, Maria José | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Dias, Paulo | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Doroftei, Alexandra | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
García, Mariano | Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario
Gherlone, Laura | Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario
Guerreiro, Catarina | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Mota Ribeiro, Luísa | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Oliveira, Ana | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Paiva e Pona, Rita | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Peregalli, Andrés | Centro Latinoamericano de Aprendizaje y Servicio Solidario
Serrano, Adriano | Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Tapia, María Rosa | CLAYSS Coordinadora UNISERVITATE
Vidal, Ana | Universidade Católica Portuguesa

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