iamscu holds international IAMSCU holds International Seminar on Human Rights in Stockholm, Sweden

The Human Rights Network of the International Association of Methodist Scholls, Colleges, and Universities (IAMSCU) brings together various scholars and institutions working on issues such as human rights, conflict resolution, peace, and social justice. Scholars from institutions such as Universidad del Centro Latinoamericano – UCEL – (Argentina), Southlands College/Roehampton University (England), Soochow University (Taiwan), Emory University (United States), Africa University (Zimbabwe), and many other schools, colleges, and universities are part of this network. 

In conversation with the IAMSCU Board of Directors, the IAMSCU Human Rights Network has been planning an in-person meeting in Stockholm, Sweden, hosted by the University College Stockholm (UCS). The event is planned for September 8-10, 2022, and will include presentations and discussions on Human Rights in the Wesleyan tradition, the rights of indigenous peoples in Scandinavia, war and conflict resolution in Europe, and applications of Human Rights to address contemporary social issues.

The University College Stockholm / Enskilda Högskolan Stockholm (UCS) is one of the leading institutions of higher education in Northern Europe, focusing on the domains of theology and human rights. It consists of Stockholm School of Theology and Stockholm School of Human Rights and Democracy. UCS offers degrees both at undergraduate and graduate levels (B.A./B.Th, M.A./M.Th., Th.D.) and courses in Swedish and English. For more information on UCS and the International Seminar on Human Rights, please contact Prof. Dr. Kjell-Åke Nordquist (kjell-ake.nordquist@ths.se).