Streamed live from five select university locations across the country, attendees can register for the conference livestream or attendance at one location. In 2019, the EHF’ General Assembly will take place on Friday 31 May in Reykjavik, Iceland, in conjunction with the General Assembly of Humanists International (on Sunday 2 June) and a conference organised by the Icelandic Ethical Humanist Association (on Saturday 1 st June). Session 1 – ENVIRONMENT and CLIMATE CRISIS, We begin a session now on the environment and the climate crisis. Humanism insists that personal liberty must be combined with social responsibility. 1373 https://bit.ly/2H4TLKR, © 2019 Humanist Alliance Philippines, International. The American Humanist Association’s first ever VIRTUAL conference! This is the second international conference by Periyar International USA. 9:05am-9:10am. Although the Conference officially lasts from 5-7 July, (Fri-Sun), only 6 July will be open to the public. ... See MoreSee Less, Will there be side effects from a COVID-19 vaccine? HAPI - Humanist Alliance Philippines, International updated their address. Whereas previous conferences focused on humanism, on the public day of this year’s conference, 6 July 2019, the exploration of relations between communities with different belief systems took a central role. September 22, 2019 Day Two: Agenda 9:00am-9:05am. 2019 National Conference. The Comics Section: Let’s Get to the End Already, Defending Nontheists and Promoting Humanism, What Are You Grateful For? 2019 EUSA International Biennial Conference May 9-May 11, 2019 Denver Colorado Sheraton Denver Downtown. His fourth novel, The Satanic Verses, sparked controversy and protests from Muslim communities in several countries, including a fatwā calling for Rushdie’s assassination issued by the Supreme Leader of Iran. freeflo is the biennial conference of the florida humanist association. Streamed live, June 7-9, 2019. We hope you will join us in the sunshine for an invigorating exploration of humanism in healthcare — ideal for medical and nursing students and clinicians, … Join our network and be the first to take action. Humanists International (known as the International Humanist and Ethical Union, or IHEU, from 1952–2019) is an international non-governmental organisation championing secularism, human rights and equality, motivated by humanist values. The new name, visual identity and corresponding website for Humanists International was demonstrated and welcomed by Board and delegates. How do we empower people who feel politically at sea? This 11th Beyond Humanism Conference aims to intensify the debates between transhumanists and posthumanists on the impact of emerging technologies on our lifeworld. Humanists and freethinkers will be gathering this June at multiple universities and watching the online broadcast in order to see him accept the AHA’s highest award during our 78th Annual Conference.”. pic.twitter.com/EelQBf30K2, With Andrew Copson (president of Humanists International), Eva Quiñones (president of Humanistas Seculares de Puerto Rico) and Gerardo Miguel Rivera Chaparro of Secular Humanist Association La Universidad de Puerto Rico – Recinto Universitario de Mayagüez, With American Humanist Association President Rebecca Hale, With Roslyn Mould of the Humanist Association of Ghana, now also a Board Member of HI, With Kato Mukasa of the Uganda Humanist Association, With Dan Barker of the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), With Annie Laurie Gaylor of the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), An Icelandic yeasty bread served during one of the coffee breaks, Lobster Bisque (lobster soup) served during the Gala Dinner at Restaurant Reykjavik, Roasted lamb with veggies served during the Gala Dinner at Restaurant Reykjavik, With Madhvi Potluri of the South Asian Humanist Association (SAHA). Rhodes 2020 - Conference postponed to 20-21 May 2021 We are all aware of the current situation caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the organizing committee of HUMANIST conference 2020 takes the COVID-19 situation seriously and is following the recommendations for appropriate action from health advisory agencies. As posted on the Humanists International website, “The General Assembly brings together representatives of Humanists International Member Organizations from all over the world to form the democratic governing body of the humanist movement. Are looking for an atheist conference to find like-minded individuals making a difference in the fight for church-state separation? So, will there be side effects? “We are in an overwhelming situation”, says academic Guðbjörg R. Jóhannesdóttir. pic.twitter.com/PlGdVPRm7V, Guðmundur “Gummi” Ævar Oddsson kicks off the afternoon session on economic injustice. HUMANIST Conference 2020 - Call for papers open! ROME, September 13, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — In a renewed and enthusiastic endorsement of globalism, Pope Francis has announced he is hosting an initiative for a “Global Pact” to create a “new humanism.” The global event, set to take place at the Vatican on May 14, 2020, is themed Reinventing the Global Educational Alliance. To open the said event, a welcome address was made by the president of Iceland himself, Mr. Guðni Th. Streamed live from five select university locations across the country, attendees can register for the conference livestream or attendance at one location. For the Asian humanist societies who are tagged as associate members, this would mean voting privileges next conference henceforth. To resist the “grievance structure” of populism we should think less of “defending democracy” and more of “social engagement” with the criticisms of populism which are not altogether spurious or false, says Ólafsson. 2019, Day 02 of the humanist gathering in Iceland was a conference sponsored by Siðmennt. The American Humanist Association’s 78 th Annual Conference will take place on June 7-9, 2019, in a first-of-its-kind distributed venue. This year, in continuing to keep our movement connected and inspired, we were pleased to host an exciting virtual conference, Distant but Together: A Virtual Celebration of Humanism. Humanism is an alternative to dogmatic religion. Salman Rushdie is the author of 13 novels, including Midnight’s Children, winner of the 1981 Booker Prize and Best of the Booker in 2008 and, most recently, Golden House. After a gap of four years, the annual Asian Humanism Conference returned to Singapore in 2019. He has a long-term interest in humanism in medicine and has served as Course Director for Pediatric Bedside Medicine at MSU College of Human Medicine. This seems more wrong than right, and also appears to miss the basic nature of religion: handed down answers, or, […]. All Rights Reserved. Held at … Here's what to know. But nobody gets to the end of anything without having a start. In 2019, we’re in Reykjavik, hosted by the Icelandic Ethical Humanist Association, who are holding an international conference on Saturday 1 June.” The participants of the Young Humanists International (YHI) Conference, Day One. Our 2019 Annual Conference took place on June 7-9, 2019. An NGO practitioner for almost two decades, Dee Bulaclac is a humanist and equal rights advocate who wants to promote critical thinking skills through education, civilized discussions and having a resolute voice in the darkness. Humanism supports democracy and human rights. Her advocacy extends into her poetry, and she leads annual writing retreats for survivors of sexual assault. Although we can’t all gather in the same place, humanists across the country came together virtually on August 8th to hear from terrific humanist speakers who explored the values and principles that undergird our community. His books have been translated into more than 40 languages. You can download the Annual Report of Humanists International (PDF). Tags: AHA Annual Conference, Feminist Humanist Alliance Krista Cox is the chair of the Leadership Council of the Feminist Humanist Alliance.Her feminism is intersectional and actively opposed to all forms of oppression. Reykjavik Declaration on the Climate Change Crisis, Annual Report of Humanists International (PDF), The FOUNDATION BEYOND BELIEF awards INNOVATOR of the Year 2015, HAPI in Celebration of International Women’s Month 2020, Wider, Broader, Deeper, and Longer: The Banality of Moving the Goal Posts, [OPINION] Anti-SOGIE Advocates Should Stop Fear-Mongering, HAPI’s Back-to-Back Relief Ops for Typhoons Quinta, Rolly, and Ulysses, Why You Should Support Senate Bill No. We work tirelessly in courts, legislatures, and communities to defend civil liberties, secular governance, and scientific integrity. Learn more about our conference below. Over 140 eager members and guests packed into the Royal Society Edinburgh to hear from a variety of fantastic speakers. Humanism advocates science and free inquiry to solve the problems of human welfare. Welcome Address | Dr. Arasu Chellaiah. pic.twitter.com/3slTWJQHCz, Many thanks to our gracious host Siðmennt for a successful conference. Finding Hope in a Tumultuous Year, Being in the “Virtual” Room: The 2020 Ministerial to Advance Freedom of Religion or Belief, Thoughtful Humanist Books for Young Children. pic.twitter.com/wliyvqrGwy, Sian Berry, co-leader of the UK Green Party, outlines her ethical questions, including how we involve people – everyone – in the necessary transformation of society. The participants of the Young Humanists International (YHI) Conference, Day One. She recalls having to deliver aid in circumstances where there wasn’t enough food, humanitarians forced to choose who would get to eat or not. Conference 2019 Siðmennt – the Icelandic Ethical Humanist Association Celebrant Conference 2019 is an opportunity for our 400-strong network of Humanist Ceremonies celebrants to come together; to learn from each other, and to strengthen the bonds of our community. Among the highlights of this assembly was the discussion and approval of a new Reykjavik Declaration on the Climate Change Crisis, and approved changes to the Humanists International membership structure designed to increase democratic participation from newer humanist organizations. Atheist, Skeptic, and Humanist Conferences 2019 Are you tired of religious interference in government? The American Humanist Association’s 78th Annual Conference will take place on June 7-9, 2019, in a first-of-its-kind distributed venue. It takes place on 2–3 November, at Conference Aston. And maybe in this anthropocene era, we need “a new understanding of what it is to be a human being”. The entry fee is $10 for members of the Humanist Society (Singapore), and $15 for non-members. SALMAN RUSHDIE is the author of fourteen novels, has written collections of fiction and non-fiction, and in 2012 published his memoir, Joseph Anton. ©2020 American Humanist Association. Humanoids 2019 Best Oral Paper Award Dear Division 32 Community Members, It is with great regret and sadness that I write to inform you that the 13th annual Humanistic Psychology Conference in New Orleans has been canceled due to increasingly mounting concerns about COVID-19 and health risks currently associated with travel and attendance at large public gatherings. This start is what McJarwin Cayacap found in Ilocos Sur when he represented humanists at the […], Bikes… Biker… Biked Written by Claris Quezon, HAPI Central Luzon Lead Convenor February 25, 2020 Mt. Humanism in Medicine Conference 2019. The world congress was a three-day spectacle which started Friday, May 31 with a conference held with the Young Humanists International (YHI) simultaneously with the European Humanist Foundation (Fédération Humaniste Européenne, EHF-FHE) then a lecture series the next day hosted by Siðmennt, and then followed by a gala dinner June 01. This conference was divided into four (4) sessions tackling the Environment, Refugees, Economic Injustice, and finally Democracy. On the third day, June 02, the General Assembly of the Humanists International was held which was then followed by a series of seminars/humanist training sessions which tackled on humanist ceremonies and counseling and another one on humanist campaigns and communications. Emotional moment! From 29 to 30 December 2018, humanist groups from The Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, India, and Taiwan participated in the annual Asian Humanism Conference. All Rights Reserved. Notes that social class is often thought of as “unmarked” in Iceland, but that doesn’t mean it does not exist. Not that […], — By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Andrew Sullivan, prominent and long-time essayist, declared every person has a religion. Asian Humanism Conference 2019 Posted by Javan Poblador | Posted on July 13, 2019 Attending the Asian Humanism Conference (AHC) 2019 in Singapore of this month was my first ever formal experience in the world of humanism. We hold our General Assembly each year in conjunction with a conference hosted by one of our Member Organizations. 2019 Colorado Secular Conference, Aurora, CO July 26 and 27, 2019 In 2019, we’re in Reykjavik, hosted by the Icelandic Ethical Humanist Association, who are holding an international conference on Saturday 1 June.”.