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Events

Are you interested in topics such as interreligious cooperation and intercultural exchange? For current issues that challenge us in our complex global world? Here you will find numerous events that will broaden your horizons and inspire your everyday life. Our educational work is EduQua certified.

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Current events

Symposium

how churches and missions can face decolonization

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Three-day conference, from 18 to 20 June: The Missionsakademie Hamburg is organizing a theological conference on the topic of "Decolonizing missions and churches". The following questions will be discussed:
What does the discourse look like from the perspective of the Global South? How does the Black and People of Colour community assess the decolonization activities in
Europe? How do mission organizations evaluate
and churches the situation? Mission 21 will also be there: The deputy director and head of the "Education Exchange Research" department, Pastor Magdalena Zimmermann, will give a presentation on "Conclusions on the topic of decolonization" - on Thursday, 20 June, 9.45 am

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 | Hamburg
Young@Mission21

Alumni Day meets Youth Summit "Young Voices. Intergenerational Meetup"

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The Youth Summit 2024 "Young Voices. Intergenerational Meetup" brings generations together! Be part of it too! At the beginning of the event, the focus is on the first part of the title: young voices. The youth ambassadors will take the floor through a series of short inputs and we will talk about the concerns of young adults from our international network. Through a wide range of intergenerational activities (of which you can choose two), we will then exchange ideas and learn from each other. The international youth ambassadors and Mission 21 alumni will be present on this varied day and look forward to stimulating discussions... with you!

Saturday, June 29, 2024 | 09:45 a.m. | Mission House Basel
International Forum for Interreligious and Transcultural Peacebuilding

Daring Reconciliation?!

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Mission 21 is once again hosting an international meeting of experts on interreligious and transcultural peacebuilding from September 19 to 20, 2024. As in the previous year, the program offers keynote speeches from Asia, Africa and Latin America. Workshops will allow for an exchange on how peace initiatives from different contexts can support each other.

Thursday, September 19, 2024
World Arts

World Arts - Music and Poetry in Bellach SO

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A musical and poetic journey around the world: Rebecca Hagmann and Priska Stampfli play melodies from all over the world on the cello and accordion. Accompanied by poems and thoughts on growing and becoming, sowing and harvesting from different cultures.

Friday, September 20, 2024 | 7:30 pm | Bellach SO
World Arts

World Arts - Education and beans in St. Gallen!

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Poetry from different cultures tell of longing, courage and personal paths. Music by Afi Sika Kuzeawu, a Swiss Togolese double bass player, singer, composer and dancer.

Sunday, September 22, 2024 | 10:00 a.m. | Bruggen (SG)
Webinar 'Mission-Colonialism Revisited'.

What does the food crisis have to do with (neo)colonial food systems?

Today, 735 million people suffer from chronic hunger - mainly women and children in rural areas. At the same time, over 900 million tons of food are thrown away every year - a quarter of which would be enough to feed the hungry. What developments have led to the global food crisis? How can food sovereignty be strengthened through biodiverse, sustainable, local agriculture? In this webinar, we want to find answers and provide suggestions for action.

Wednesday, October 23, 2024 | 6:15 pm | online
Young@Mission21

young@mission21 - MeetingPoint

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Meet young adults who have already worked for young@mission21: Whether on a PEP! assignment abroad, organizing an event or in a joint workshop. We exchange ideas and inform you about current events.

Saturday, November 2, 2024 | 16:00 hrs | Mission 21, Basel
Trip

Encounter trip to Chile

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The encounter trip 2024 leads to Chile, "the elongated country" full of contrasts. The culture of the country is as rich as the landscape is diverse, ranging from untouched wilderness to endless expanses and pulsating life in the cities. In addition to the scenic sights, we will visit Mission 21 projects and church communities and get to know the country and its people. Optionally, the trip can be extended to Patagonia and Argentina.

Friday, November 8, 2024
Educational event

"Reading the Bible with different eyes": an intercultural exchange on the climate crisis

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Without realising it, we in the Global North read the Bible from a Eurocentric perspective. We receive completely different readings of the Bible from other parts of the world. What can we learn from these perspectives? Three theologians present contextual interpretations of the Bible and invite you to discuss the current climate crisis.

Monday, November 18, 2024 | 18:00 hrs | online
Educational event

Discoveries in the Basel Mission Archives

Discoveries in the Basel Mission Archives

A journey through time in the historical research archive will give you an insight into the history of the Basel Mission and its links with global and colonial history. Original documents from missionaries, but also from local employees, bring voices from the mission areas in Africa and Asia in the 19th and early 20th centuries to life.

Friday, November 22, 2024 | 18:00 hrs | Mission 21, Basel

Educational events 2024

Past events

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