CALL Network

CALL will hold a conference on “Digitalisation and the future of work and social relations” in Berlin, Germany, from 23 – 25 April 2018.

The event will be held in cooperation with the Church of Sweden, Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland and Evangelischer Verband Kirche-Wirtschaft-Arbeitswelt.

The conference will explore in detail the topic of digitalisation and it’s affect on the labour market in Europe, generating a wide range of perspectives from European churches.

Furthermore, the conference will contribute to the 2018 CEC Assembly in Novi Sad, Serbia.

Please register here, read more information and programme schedule.

CALL is a European-wide network that seeks to address employment and related economic and social issues. It does so from the perspective of Christian theology and a Christian way of life. It seeks to promote a Christian viewpoint in debates about European economic and social policies.

The aims of CALL include:

  • Campaigning on economic and employment issues in Europe
  • Networking on economic and employment issues in Europe
  • Exchanging expertise among members
  • Empowering people on economic and employment issues

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