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October 2019

Believe in science or belief with science?
12 October 13:30 - 15:30
Sigtunastiftelsen, Sigtunastiftelsen Manfred Björkquists allé 4
Sigtuna, 193 31 Sverige

What does it mean to be a dedicated and intellectually honest scientist as well as a religious believer at one and the same time? And what does it mean in a broader human perspective? Participating in this open seminar are Andrew Briggs, Professor of Nanomaterials in the Department of Materials at the University of Oxford, who takes his starting point from his latest book "It Keeps Me Seeking: The Invitation from Science, Philosophy and Religion", Oxford University Press 2018. The…

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UNESCO sign outside the headquarters in Paris.
Toward the establishment of BRIDGES
7 October 10:15 - 16:30
Sigtunastiftelsen, Sigtunastiftelsen Manfred Björkquists allé 4
Sigtuna, 193 31 Sverige
Free

An International Sustainability Science Coalition Building Resilience in Defense of Global Environments and Societies   In 2019 UNESCO and its partners (CIPSH and the Humanities for the Environment Global Observatory network) started a process to establish and launch an interdisciplinary global sustainability science coalition under the name of BRIDGES, Building Resilience In Defense of Global Environments and Societies, to address the most pressing social, economic and environmental sustainability challenges of the coming decade. The ultimate goal of this emerging coalition…

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May 2019

Open lectures – Earth rights conference 2019
10 May 10:00 - 12:00
Sigtunastiftelsen, Sigtunastiftelsen Manfred Björkquists allé 4
Sigtuna, 193 31 Sverige

Welcome to the open lectures of the Earth rights conference 2019 Friday May 10, 10.00 - 12.00 at the Sigtuna Foundation. This part of the conference is open for public and free of charge. Ecological Jurisprudence: Going beyond Mechanistic Law – Henrik Hallgren, Lodyn The Lake Erie Bill of Rights – People rising for nature in the US. Mari Margil, Community Environment Legal Defense Fund How The Amazon became a living breathing entity with Rights in the eyes of the…

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Earth Rights Conference
10 May 08:00 - 11 May 17:00
Sigtunastiftelsen, Sigtunastiftelsen Manfred Björkquists allé 4
Sigtuna, 193 31 Sverige

Naturens rättigheter - Earth rights conference Humanity's in many ways destructive impact on nature is becoming increasingly apparent, and thus also the need for new approaches. Perhaps we must re-evaluate modernity's view on human existence? The fact that nature has the right to exist independently of any function for people is an ancient idea, present in indigenous cultures all around the world, and it has gained new momentum in a time of accelerating socio-ecological challenges. Frameworks for Earth rights are…

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April 2019

Peacebuilding and conflict transformation
7 April 13:30 - 16:30
Sigtunastiftelsen, Sigtunastiftelsen Manfred Björkquists allé 4
Sigtuna, 193 31 Sverige
Free

We are inviting you to an afternoon of peacebuilding and conflict transformation. Together with 16 changemakers, running peacebuilding initiatives in communities across the world affected by conflict, you will have the opportunity to learn more about conflict transformation from those who practice it. The afternoon will start with a lecture on technology’s role in the future of conflict transformation; showcasing  Uppsala University’s unique conflict data program (UCDP) and the revolutionary The ViEWS program, that helps predict the next act of…

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December 2018

Swedish Christmas smorgasbord
1 December, 2018 - 26 December, 2018
Sigtunastiftelsen, Sigtunastiftelsen Manfred Björkquists allé 4
Sigtuna, 193 31 Sverige

The Sigtuna Foundation is famous for its classical Christmas smorgasbord with all the traditional Swedish dishes. Our unique welcoming atmosphere contributes to the warm Christmas feeling we all are longing for. Price: 595 SEK Children 6 - 12 years 200 SEK, children 0 - 5 years free Weekdays from 18o0 Saturday 13.00 and 18.30 Sunday from 13.00 For bookings and inquiries please call or email +48 8 592 589 19 or [email protected]

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