Call for Abstracts for seminar ‘Care and Counselling as Social Action. Interreligious Cooperation in Urban Migration Contexts’


You are invited to participate in the poster session of the Seminar ‘Care and Counselling as Social Action. Interreligious Cooperation in Urban Migration Contexts’.
Please submit your abstract until 30 June, 2016 and don’t forget to register.

Information about the acceptance of your abstract will be sent to you at the latest in the end of July 2016.

The abstract must be sent to
Prof. Dr. Mary Esperandio ( – for Abstracts in English)
Helmut Weiß ( – for Abstracts in German)

Abstract preparation
The abstract must be submitted in English or in German. The abstract text is limited to 300 words and should contain:

Title / Author(s) and degree / Institutional Affiliation / Email address

Body text
Introduction / Aims / Methods / Results and Discussion / Conclusion

Full details of the seminar

About the author: Brecht Molenaar

Brecht Molenaar

Brecht Molenaar (1965) has master’s degrees in Ethics of Care, Humanistic Studies and Dutch Linguistics and Literature. She has been working as a humanistic spiritual counsellor for twenty years in the domain of healthcare. Developments in the field and her profession became a matter of concern to her. Ethics of care became her primary interest, in particular the presence approach as a care ethical way of approaching people in giving care, social work and education. She is involved in a foundation that aims at contributing to this kind of practices (Dutch: Stichting Presentie). Her focus is on teaching people in such care giving and in leading such practices. She also writes and gives lectures about (religious) humanism, critical ethics of care, relational care giving and caring policies.

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