The management group 2014-2017

 

A chairperson and a management group are elected among the members for a period of 3 years. For the period of 2014 – 2017 the group consists of the following persons:

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Associate Professor Oddrun Marie Hovde Bråten (NTNU-Norwegian University of Science and Technology) (Chairperson), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. phone +47 73559905

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Professor Elisabet Haakedal (University of Agder), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., phone +47 38142024

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Associate Professor Marie von der Lippe (University of Bergen), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., phone +47 55582445

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Professor Jon Magne Vestøl (University of Oslo), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., phone +47 22844595  

 

  

Statutes – Norwegian Forum for RE-research (NoReFo) 

1. Aims

  • To encourage and increase research in the field of religion and education
  • Encourage national cooperation about research
  • Share knowledge, experiences and results related to the research of members through:
    • Seminars and conferences with focus on research
    • Initiatives to increase funding of research
    • Cooperation with national and international colleagues with similar research interests
    • Facilitating publication of relevant research  

 

2. Research in religion and education

NoReFo defines its field of research as cross-disciplinary, and focusing on questions related to nurture, learning, teaching and general education where religion, world-views and values are a central part. The research questions may be empirical and theoretical and the field of research may be both related to secular and religious arenas. 

 

3. Organisation and management

A chairperson and management group is elected among the members for a period of 3 years. The university/college of the chairperson is hosting the NoReFo secretariat. The management groups shall have members from both universities and colleges.

A main task of the management is to prepare and run the scientific programme of the yearly seminars.

The seminars gather members of NoReFo and is the supreme decision making body of NoReFo regarding programme and rulings.   

 

4. Title of organisation

Norsk religionspedagogisk forskerforum (NoReFo), in English:  Norwegian RE-research Forum.

 

5. Membership

The members of NoReFo shall be qualified as associate professors and be active researchers, alternatively doing doctoral studies within the field of religion and education.  

One becomes member by applying and being registered in the files of NoReFo, which also is a mailing list. The chairperson and management group deals with membership issues.

There is no membership fee.

Obligations for members are participation in the activities of NoReFo. Each member is normally expected to cover for travel and expenses at the seminars.

The members elect chairperson and management group.

 

6. Activities

NoReFo meets yearly or twice a year at seminars. Other activities may be suggested by members at any time and discussed in the management group.

 

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