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In July 2007 an "International Network for Research and Development of Confirmation and Christian Youth Work" has been formed. Its members currently represent 10 European countries: Austria, Denmark, England, Finland, Hungary, Germany, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland.

 

Description of the Network and application for membership

 

Members

  • Tobias Beisswenger, pastor, chair of the board of confirmation work, United Methodist Church of Germany
  • Mag. Dieter Bergmayr, Evangelical Church in Austria, Vienna/Austria
  • Jonas Bromander, Researcher, Church of Sweden, Uppsala/Sweden
  • Elzbieta Byrtek, Christian-Theological Academy (Lutheran Church), Warszawa/Poland
  • Lecturer, ph.d. Leise Christensen, Theological-Paedagogical Centre of the Church of Denmark (TPC) 
  • Prof. Dr. Colin Cramer, Research Associate, Faculty of Theology of the University of Tübingen/Germany
  • Duncan Dormor, Director of Studies for Theology and Religious Education, St John's College, Cambridge/Great Britain
  • Dir. Volker Elsenbast, Münster/Germany, Comenius-Institut, Evangelische Arbeitsstätte für Erziehungswissenschaft 
  • Prof. Achim Härtner, Reutlingen School of Theology, University of Applied Sciences (United Methodist Church), Reutlingen/Germany,
  • Ádám Hamori,college assistant lecturer, Károli Gáspár University of Budapest of the Reformed Church in Hungary, Nagykörös/Hungary
  • Rektor, professor Eberhard Harbsmeier,Theological-Paedagogical Centre of the Church of Denmark (TPC) 
  • Ida Marie Høeg, Research Associate, KIFO - Centre for Church Research/Norway. 
  • Dr. Wolfgang Ilg, Research Associate, Faculty of Theology of the University of Tübingen/Germany 
  • Tapani Innanen, Senior Lecturer, Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Education & Faculty of Theology, University of Joensuu / Finland 
  • Simon Kangas, Arhus/Denmark
  • Dr. Bernd Krupka, Lecturer, Northern Norway Education Center for Practical Theology, Tromso/Norway
  • Dagmar Lagger, Lecturer, University College of Vienna and Evangelical Church in Austria, Vienna/Austria
  • Katja Lissmann, Research Associate, Faculty of Theology of the University of Tübingen/Germany
  • Dr. Kati Niemelä, Adjunct Professor, Senior Researcher, Church Research Institute, Tampere/Finland 
  • Agnes Pangyanszky,
  • Dr. Per Pettersson, Karlstad/Sweden, Service Research Center, Karlstad University 
  • Jouko Porkka, rector, Diaconia University of Applied Sciences
  • Dr. Henrik Reintoft Christensen, Research Associate / External Lecturer, University of Aarhus/Denmark
  • Andreas Sandberg, Researcher, Church of Sweden, Uppsala/Sweden.
  • Prof. Dr. Robert Schelander, University of Vienna, Vienna/Austria 
  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Schlag, Zurich/Switzerland, Faculty of Theology of the University of Zurich/Switzerland
  • Prof. Dr. Friedrich Schweitzer, Faculty of Theology of the University of Tübingen/Germany 
  • PD Dr Henrik Simojoki, Lecturer and Research Associate, Faculty of Theology of the University of Tübingen/Germany
  • Dr. Balázs Siba, lecturer, Károli Gáspár University of Budapest of the Reformed Church in Hungary, Budapest/Hungary
  • Pastor Birgitte Thyssen, former lecturer, Theological-Paedagogical Centre of the Church of Denmark (TPC)
  • Rahel Voirol-Sturzenegger, Research Associate, Faculty of Theology of the University of Zurich/Switzerland