Pre-Conference Research Worshop
with Prof. Dr. Harold G. Koenig

Research Workshop on Religion, Spirituality and Health
April 27-30, 2008
Langenthal, Switzerland

Preceding the Conference we invite you to participate in the Research Workshop with Prof. Dr. Harold G. Koenig. He is known as the senior author of the “Handbook of Religion and Health” and co-director of the Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health. This center offers a 2-year post-doc program in religion and health, which Dr. Koenig has compressed into 4-day workshops like the one being offered here.

The following topics will be discussed:

  • Historical connections between religion and health care
  • Previous research on religion, spirituality and health
  • Strengths and weaknesses of previous research
  • Theological considerations and concerns
  • Highest priority studies for future research
  • Strengths and weaknesses of religion/spirituality measures
  • Designing different types of research projects
  • Funding and managing a research project
  • Writing a research paper for publication; getting it published
  • Presenting research to public audiences; working with the media
  • Developing an academic career in this area

Mentorship meetings with Prof. Koenig will allow participants to discuss individual research projects.

Detailed information and shedule (Download PDF)
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May 1-3, 2008

University of Bern

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with Prof. Harold G. Koenig
April 27-30, 2008

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