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Restaurant Usva, meeting room
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Kauppakatu 44, 80100 Joensuu
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The Parables as Persuasive Narratives Conference will be held 22–24 March 2023 in Joensuu, Finland. The conference focuses on the synoptic parables in their literary narrative context while engaging other interrelated matters. The research unit Parables as Persuasive Narratives, funded by the Academy of Finland, is the main organizer of the upcoming conference.
The East Meets West Conference series is organized by the School of Theology at the University of Eastern Finland (UEF) and conducted in close cooperation with the UEF Borders, Mobilities and Cultural Encounters (BOMOCULT) research community.
Keynote speakers include some of today’s most innovative parable scholars:
- Professor Ruben Zimmermann, University of Mainz
- Professor Ernst van Eck, University of Pretoria
- Associate Professor Eric Ottenheijm, Utrecht University
- Professor Lauri Thurén, University of Eastern Finland.
Please see further information, updating programme and site visits on the Parables as Persuasive Narratives Conference web pages.
Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact the organisers by email in the address firstname.lastname@example.org.
Welcome to Joensuu!