A directory of Baha'i events across Europe.

Archive for December 2009

European Conference on Justice 2009

European Bahá’í Conference on Justice

4-6 December 2009

De Poort Conference Centre,
Groesbeek, The Netherlands

The European Bahá’í Conference on Justice correlates principles of justice – which occupy such a central place in Bahá’í Writings – to contemporary world affairs. The event aims at being accessible to all & has something to offer to everyone: from law to world trade, power relations to social activism, global governance to gender relations, business ethics to individual transformation. This year’s event brings together a unique combination of speaker and promises to offers a participatory environment for learning and sharing.
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Irish Winter School 2009

The Irish Winter School this year will be from 24th to 28th December in Glendalough, Co Wicklow, Ireland.

Full programme will include sessions and activities for Children, Junior Youth, Youth and Adults.

Details and booking from can be obtained from: shaunthorpe9@yahoo.co.uk

Swiss Winter School 2009 (Switzerland)

The Swiss Winter School

Location: near Zürich

Dates: 25 – 30 December 2009

Registration should be sent to the following email address: EinschreibeWS@bahai.ch

Persian Arts and Letters Conference 2009 (UK)

The Bahá’i Society for Persian Arts and Letters presents

Abdu’l-Bahá, the Centre of the Covenant of Bahá’u’lláh

27-29 December 2009, Watford Hilton
London, United Kingdom

We are delighted to announce the introduction of an English programme at our annual conference. This is at the request of many friends who have expressed a wish to benefit from our lectures. This programme will run parallel to the Persian conference which has been held for the last 12 years consecutively. There will be ample opportunity for questions and discussion. The evening programme will consist of music and films.
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Norwegian Winter School 2009

The Norwegian winter school is this year held at Beitostølen (high mountain hotel) starting on Sunday December 27 and ending on Friday January 1. The main speaker will be Continental Counsellor Mr. Sohrab Yousefian.

Check back for web site information soon.

Finnish Winter School 2009 (Finland)

Dates: 30 December 2009 to 3 January 2010


Web Site: www.bahai.fi/koulut

Changing Times Young Adult Conference 2009 (Italy)

The next session of Changing Times will be held at the Hotel Antares in Verona, Italy from 26-31 December 2009.


Featured Speakers:

Mr Siamak Hariri
Siamak Hariri from Toronto is the award-winning architect of the Bahá’í House of Worship for Santiago, Chile which is currently under fabrication. Siamak received his undergraduate degree from the University of Waterloo in 1979 and his Masters in architecture from Yale in 1985. Since 1994 he has been in partnership with David Pontarini with whom he shares values about understated, responsive and quality design, and a strong sense of place and materiality in architecture. They have received more than 35 awards in recognition of innovation, excellence and contribution to the improvement of the urban landscape.

Dr Albert Lincoln
Dr Albert Lincoln is Secretary-General of the Bahá’í International Community.

Mrs Joan Lincoln
Joan Lincoln studied music at Mills College in Oakland, California, and, a few decades later, at the University of Abidjan in the Ivory Coast, West Africa. Between 1970 and 1993 she and her family pioneered to France, the Central African Republic, Cameroon and the Ivory Coast. Since 1993 she has served as a member of the International Teaching Centre at the Bahá’í World Centre in Haifa, Israel.
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