28th and 29th October 2021

II GLobal symposium uniservitate

Service-Learning, Integral Education and Transformative Spirituality

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 of Porticus

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 Portuguesa
Culum 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

General Information

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

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

Registration

Available soon

Call for papers

Preliminary Program

Program - Thursday 28th October

Opening

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

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

Presentation of papers

  • Service-learning as a path of spirituality.
  • Service-learning as a contribution to integral education: hands, head and heart.
  • Service-learning: experiences and processes of institutionalization.
  • Poster exhibition.
Program - Friday 29th October

Panel: Hands, head and heart. Reflections on Service-Learning, Integral Education and Transformative Spirituality.

Presentation of papers.

  • Service-learning as a path of spirituality.
  • Service-learning as a contribution to integral education: hands, head and heart.
  • Service-learning: experiences and processes of institutionalization.
  • Poster exhibition.

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

Closing. Conclusions

28th and 29th October 2021

On-line

Registration available soon

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

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

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