Beiträge mit Tag: scholar

Solvor Lauritzen e-mail


SolvorNatural Disasters and Resilient Communities
What is the connection between community resilience and disasters? Resilience can be understood both in terms of risk reduction and response to crisis. Resilience can be learned and developed. There is therefore hope for every community, and aid organisations can take the role as teacher or facilitator.

Sociology, Socio-Theology Scholar in Residence July-October 2009, August 2010 Great Britain e-mail


William Keenan is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Nottingham Trent University, England. His research project in Salzburg explored the intellectual position of atheism in relation to the postmodern debates on ‘the return of the sacred’. Has atheism enough in the spiritual and moral tank to supply meaning in a ‘meaningless world’? How renewable are the mystical traditions in late modern contexts?