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Periyar International and the American Humanist Association are proud to announce Humanism and Self-Respect, a two-day conference on September 21st & 22nd, 2019, with the goal to make all of us lead happier lives through mental freedom and helping others. Þórunn Ólafsdóttir has worked to aid refugees in extreme situations. On May 26, 2016, the award […], HAPI in Celebration of International Women’s Month 2020 Written by Maria Juana Valenzuela March 29, 2020 Las Piñas City, Philippines “The women in my community are the most powerful inspiration.” This International Women’s Month, Humanist Alliance Philippines International – HAPI is Celebrating Women in every way, shape and form: for their struggles, for their strength, […], Legend has it that at the end of every rainbow sits a leprechaun, hammering on a shoe, who will reveal the whereabouts of a crock of gold. 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. He is currently a Distinguished Writer in Residence at New York University. When can you get it? The entry fee is $10 for members of the Humanist Society (Singapore), and $15 for non-members. Speaking of Humanism | The SMART-Secular Alliance to Help End the Addiction Epidemic. Held at … Introduction. Go to: ... for Humanist and nonreligious students, staff and faculty at Rutgers University. 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. He has worked with TedMed as a Frontline Scholar and Research Scholar. 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. Through winning lawsuits, active lobbying, and effective media campaigns, your contribution can go a long way. #HumanistsIceland pic.twitter.com/LjF2rnSMzx. After a gap of four years, the annual Asian Humanism Conference returned to Singapore in 2019. We answer your vaccine questions, Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on Linked InShare by Email, The Struggle of Online Education ... See MoreSee Less, The Struggle of Online Education - Humanist Alliance Philippines, International. Delegates at the Young Humanists International General Assembly 2019, Reykjavik, Iceland The American Humanist Association (AHA) works to protect the rights of humanists, atheists, and other nontheistic Americans. A gathering of humanist organizations all over the world and headed by the Humanists International with world conference host Siðmennt, or the Icelandic Ethical Humanist Association, the event was held at the Askja, University of Iceland. Streamed live from five select university locations across the country, attendees can register for the conference livestream or attendance at one location. What are the Ethical Questions of the 21st Century? Registration links for attendees, exhibitors and sponsors are to the right! 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). 1821 Jefferson Place, NW Washington, DC 20036 202-238-9088 800-837-3792 (toll-free) 202-238-9003 (fax) Facebook; With the exception of spending endless laughter for a good cause with similar-minded people, the […], WHAT’S BEHIND THE LOGO: HAPI Humanism Symbols This logo has five human symbols that signify the important tenets of HAPI (called “SHARE”): S – Secularism of State H – Humane Treatment & Freedom from Discrimination and Equality of Human Rights A – Advancement of Reason & Logic and Science R – Respect for Individuality and the […], Typhoon Ruby is headed our way and already I see dozens of Facebook posts urging people to pray that it will be deflected, for God to spare the country, and so on. Emotional moment! 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. Haduan, Bamban, Tarlac Being a part of the HAPIest group on earth whose mandate is to promote humanism in all forms has its rewards. Her advocacy extends into her poetry, and she leads annual writing retreats for survivors of sexual assault. 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. American Humanist Association Announces 2019 Humanist of the Year, Sarah Henry, (202) 238-9088, email@example.com, (Washington, D.C., April 3, 2019) – The American Humanist Association (AHA) is proud to announce author and activist Salman Rushdie as the 2019 Humanist of the Year. “We are in an overwhelming situation”, says academic Guðbjörg R. Jóhannesdóttir. 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. Rushdie is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Fellow of the British Royal Society of Literature, a former president of American PEN, and for ten years served as the Chairman of the PEN World Voices International Literary Festival. For the Asian humanist societies who are tagged as associate members, this would mean voting privileges next conference henceforth. In his welcome speech, the president outlines the history and diversity of belief in Iceland and concludes: “The religion of one, or many, cannot be the basis of laws of the land.”. All Rights Reserved. Most Icelanders support the separation of the church and the state so it is not surprising that the majority of Icelanders do not consider themselves religious. 2019 Colorado Secular Conference, Aurora, CO July 26 and 27, 2019 Read More. Although the Conference officially lasts from 5-7 July, (Fri-Sun), only 6 July will be open to the public. This conference was divided into four (4) sessions tackling the Environment, Refugees, Economic Injustice, and finally Democracy. © 2019 Humanist Alliance Philippines, International. Here's what to know. Streamed live from five select university locations across the country, attendees can register for the conference livestream or attendance at one location. So, will there be side effects? The American Humanist Association’s first ever VIRTUAL conference! Humanoids 2019 is now over, thanks for your attendance! 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. This seems more wrong than right, and also appears to miss the basic nature of religion: handed down answers, or, […]. pic.twitter.com/PlGdVPRm7V, Guðmundur “Gummi” Ævar Oddsson kicks off the afternoon session on economic injustice. In attendance also were HI Vice-President Anne-France Ketalaer and HI Chief Executive Gary McLelland as with the rest of the 2019 board members of HI. 1373, How Too Much Religiosity Can be Dangerous in Times of Calamities, HAPI Scholars’ Official Statement on Islamic Extremism in France. But we must recognize that populist narratives may, he says, pose some real moral challenges to existing structures. Askja, University of Iceland Reykjavík, June 1. 06 August 2018 The HUMANIST Conference 2020 will be held in Rhodes island, Greece, on 24-25 September 2020. View the conference draft program here! On October 27-30, 2019, The Arnold P. Gold Foundation will be holding our Gold Humanism Conference in conjunction with the Planetree International Conference for Person-Centered Care in Orlando, Florida. Conference 2019 Siðmennt – the Icelandic Ethical Humanist Association What are the Ethical Questions of the 21st Century? Catch-up with Humanism 2019 Conference. 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. Day 03 was the General Assembly conducted by the Humanists International headed by HI President Andrew Copson. Check the Facebook page and the Twitter account for pictures and updates about the conference! Guided by reason, inspired by compassion, and informed by experience. REGISTER TODAY! Today the Humanists International General Assembly passed the Reykjavik Declaration on the Climate Change Crisis, setting new policy on the environment and what we believe must be done: https://t.co/iyKK4VfEGg #HumanistsIceland pic.twitter.com/6HwodJTAKI, — Humanists International (@HumanistsInt) June 2, 2019, With Roslyn, Christina, and Uttam Niraula – another HI Board Member, And finally Sidmennt’s Humanist of the Year Award goes to local school children who rose up to protest against the planned deportation of a classmate. The 2019 Humanists International General Assembly (GA) will take place on Sunday 2 June 2019 in Reykjavik, Iceland, in conjunction with the General Assembly of the European Humanist Federation, and a conferenceorganised by the Icelandic Ethical Humanist Association over the same weekend. Rushdie has received the Freedom of the City in Mexico City, Strasbourg, and El Paso, and the Edgerton Prize of the American Civil Liberties Union. Book your room at the conference hotel here. a copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling toll-free (800-435-7352) within the state. by Jennifer Bardi • 22 October 2019 Such a Voice Is Needed: The Humanist Interview with Salman Rushdie. HAPI - Humanist Alliance Philippines, International updated their address. 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. Together we celebrate Compassion, Reason and Hope. SALMAN RUSHDIE is the author of fourteen novels, has written collections of fiction and non-fiction, and in 2012 published his memoir, Joseph Anton. 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. pic.twitter.com/CCWElq8SBu, — Humanists International (@HumanistsInt) June 1, 2019. Due to COVID-19, EHI has rescheduled its 2021 Experiential Training Retreat to Oct 10 - Oct 15, 2021, and, therefore, the next Existential-Humanistic Therapy Training Cohort begins October of 2021. 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. “Never before has the need to bring capitalism to heel been so great,” she says. Fraser Sutherland • June 2019 . 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. Learn more about our conference below. registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or … ... See MoreSee Less, Will there be side effects from a COVID-19 vaccine? All Rights Reserved. All Rights Reserved. . 2019, Day 02 of the humanist gathering in Iceland was a conference sponsored by Siðmennt. Session 1 – ENVIRONMENT and CLIMATE CRISIS, We begin a session now on the environment and the climate crisis. With David Lopez, head of the French Humanist Society and a board member at the European Humanist Federation (EHF-FHE) and Daniel of Slovakia, With Christina Magallanes-Jones of Atheists United. #HumanistsIceland pic.twitter.com/6Qxjlwi4UZ, Session 2 has begun, on refugees and migration. Get the resources and tools you need to make a real difference. Humanist Alliance Philippines, InternationalFollow, [OPINION] Anti-SOGIE Advocates Should Stop Fear-Mongering https://bit.ly/2Jwbxrg, HAPI Scholars’ Official Statement on Islamic Extremism in France https://bit.ly/3jUxuwx, Trash Free Oceans: Needs More Work https://bit.ly/362SjTA, Why You Should Support Senate Bill No. 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. To open the said event, a welcome address was made by the president of Iceland himself, Mr. Guðni Th. The American Humanist Association’s 78th Annual Conference will take place on June 7-9, 2019, in a first-of-its-kind distributed venue. This is the second international conference by Periyar International USA. Join our network and be the first to take action. Topics and speakers featured this year From Self-Centered to Selfless Humanism is an alternative to dogmatic religion. 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. If the effectivity of prayers that came before past super typhoons are any indication, I doubt if the results would be any different this time around. Welcome Address | Dr. Arasu Chellaiah. Humanoids 2019 awards. Jóhannesson. Friday 21 June 2019– Sunday 23 June 2019 AthenaQueen StreetLeicesterLE1 1QD Tickets Convention General entry to Humanists UK Convention 2019 is once again the most affordable ever, with tickets priced at just £99, and a special student rate of £69. Our 2019 Annual Conference took place on June 7-9, 2019. This 11th Beyond Humanism Conference aims to intensify the debates between transhumanists and posthumanists on the impact of emerging technologies on our lifeworld. 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. Ready for change? Not that […], — By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Andrew Sullivan, prominent and long-time essayist, declared every person has a religion. Website Developed by Art X Web, The 2019 Humanists International General Assembly, Siðmennt – the Icelandic Ethical Humanist Association. Notes that social class is often thought of as “unmarked” in Iceland, but that doesn’t mean it does not exist. Atheist, Skeptic, and Humanist Conferences 2019 Are you tired of religious interference in government? The Struggle of Online Education by Joshua Villalobos Bacolod City The COVID-19 pandemic has shoved to our throats a modality new to us – the online learning. The AHA advances the ethical and life-affirming worldview of humanism, which—without beliefs in gods or other supernatural forces—encourages individuals to live informed and meaningful lives that aspire to the greater good of humanity. Mandisa was named the Unitarian Universalist Humanist Association’s 2018 Person of the Year, and was also named the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s Freethought Heroine for 2019. Are looking for an atheist conference to find like-minded individuals making a difference in the fight for church-state separation? For editing soon: the Humanists International Bylaws (PDF)). Photo opportunity with the President of Iceland, Restaurant Reykjavik at Vesturgata, venue of the Gala Dinner, By Christopher Michael Barredo and Jennifer C. Gutierrez The FOUNDATION BEYOND BELIEF- Beyond Belief Network, an international organization of non-believers has awarded our very own Executive Director Jennifer C. Gutierrez as the HUMANIST INNOVATOR of the Year 2015 from their Heart of Humanism contest that welcomed humanist innovators from all over the world. Or, if the conference hotel is full, you can find additional nearby hotels here. Streamed live, June 7-9, 2019. freeflo is the biennial conference of the florida humanist association. Additional information about the conference can be found here. Over 140 eager members and guests packed into the Royal Society Edinburgh to hear from a variety of fantastic speakers. And maybe in this anthropocene era, we need “a new understanding of what it is to be a human being”. It takes place on 2–3 November, at Conference Aston. Humanoids 2019 Best Oral Paper Award With Tom Hedalen, head honcho of Human-Etisk Forbund (The Norwegian Humanist Association) and a humanist celebrant. 9:05am-9:10am. When will you be able to get it? Humanism advocates science and free inquiry to solve the problems of human welfare. Coronavirus vaccine distribution could begin by mid-December. Jón Ólafsson from the University of Iceland discusses populism, seen as a “degraded form of democracy”, and tending toward authoritarianism. HUMANIST Conference 2020 - Call for papers open! You can download the Annual Report of Humanists International (PDF). The 2019 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots will take place in Toronto, Canada, on October 15-17, 2019. In 2019, we’re in Reykjavik, hosted by the Icelandic Ethical Humanist Association, who are holding an international conference on Saturday 1 June.”. But nobody gets to the end of anything without having a start. 1373 https://bit.ly/2H4TLKR, © 2019 Humanist Alliance Philippines, International. To bring into active association youth groups and young humanist individuals throughout the world interested in promoting humanism, as is described in the Amsterdam Declaration 2002. 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. Humanism is undogmatic, and committed to education free from indoctrination. The new name, visual identity and corresponding website for Humanists International was demonstrated and welcomed by Board and delegates. 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 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. 2019 EUSA International Biennial Conference May 9-May 11, 2019 Denver Colorado Sheraton Denver Downtown. William Greer will share SMART’s plans for growth and how humanists and other members of the secular community can support. 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. 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. Humanism in Medicine Conference 2019. AHA Executive Director Roy Speckhardt said, “Rushdie’s keen insights significantly further humanist thought and impact the broader culture. Humanism insists that personal liberty must be combined with social responsibility. 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, … Auður Önnu Magnúsdóttir (General director of Landvernd, the Icelandic environmental association) stresses that we need “to cut the ties between finance and politics”, stop thinking in terms of quarterly reports and more in terms of future generations, and “reconnect with nature”. Humanism supports democracy and human rights. We work tirelessly in courts, legislatures, and communities to defend civil liberties, secular governance, and scientific integrity. Transhumanism and posthumanism have many different meanings in the literature depending on the context, and the cultural and disciplinary background of the researchers who uses them. pic.twitter.com/3slTWJQHCz, Many thanks to our gracious host Siðmennt for a successful conference. We hold our General Assembly each year in conjunction with a conference hosted by one of our Member Organizations. Conference 2019 Siðmennt – the Icelandic Ethical Humanist Association It should be noted that there are ex... Humanist Alliance Philippines, International. 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. His books have been translated into more than 40 languages. American Humanist Association President Rebecca Hale. How do we empower people who feel politically at sea? 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. 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. 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. Mark your calendar! 2019 National Conference. 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. 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.”. The participants of the Young Humanists International (YHI) Conference, Day One. September 22, 2019 Day Two: Agenda 9:00am-9:05am. Humanist Society Scotland’s annual conference was a sell-out! ©2020 American Humanist Association. The Comics Section: Let’s Get to the End Already, Defending Nontheists and Promoting Humanism, What Are You Grateful For? 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. The whole #HumanistsIceland conference rises for a standing ovation. By implication, this would include atheists, as most see themselves, likely, as a-religious within the referent frame of a-theism. 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). From 29 to 30 December 2018, humanist groups from The Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, India, and Taiwan participated in the annual Asian Humanism Conference. We are committed to building an inclusive America grounded in an embrace of reason, ethics, scientific inquiry, and compassion- rather than religious dogma. For over 75 years, the AHA has proudly served as the leading progressive voice in America on behalf of humanists, atheists, agnostics, and freethinkers.
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