February THE FIRST (2011)

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February 1, 2011 

1. The Book Series
2. Rivista di Teologia Morale 168 (4) Dicembre 2010
3. The Regional Committees, Scholarship Committees, and
4. Development Committee
5. The Website
6. The Questionnaire (Last call, I promise!) 

Book Series
On January 6 and 7th, members of the Planning Committee met in New Orleans with Sue Perry, editor, at Orbis Books We are happy to announce that Orbis Books has agreed to work with us in publishing the new book series, Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church.

We are also happy to announce the editors of each volume

1: From Trento to the Future: Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church, ed. James Keenan (US)
2: Feminist Catholic Theological Ethics: Conversations in the World Church, ed. Linda Hogan (Ireland) and Agbonkhianmeghe Orobator (Nigeria)
3: Just Sustainability: Technology, Ecology, and Resource Extraction, ed. Christiana Peppard (US) and Andrea Vicini (Italy)
4: The Local Church and the Place of the Catholic Ethicist, ed. Antonio Autiero (Germany) and Laurenti Magesa (Kenya)
5: Catholic Theological Ethics on the Migrations of Peoples: Living with(out) Borders, ed. Agnes Brazal (Philippines) and MT Davila (Puerto Rico)
6: The Bible and Catholic Theological Ethics, ed. Lucas Chan Yiu Sing (Hong Kong) and Ronaldo Zacharias (Brazil)

ALL THE EDITORS WILL BE MEETING WITH THE PLANNING COMMITTEE IN BOSTON ON MAY 20, 2011

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BEING A CONTRIBUTOR TO ANY OF THESE VOLUMES, PLEASE CONTACT ME BEFORE MAY 20.

Rivista di Teologia Morale 168 (4) Dicembre 2010

We are happy to announce that Luigi Lorenzetti has dedicated the entire December issue  of Rivista di Teologia Morale to the Trento Conference.  Essays  by major theological ethicists in Italy appear: Autiero, Trentin, Bondolfi, Morandini, Lorenzetti, Fumagalli, Kennedy, Viva, Vicini, Zamboni, Carlotti, Manzone, Corbella, Benanti, Galvagni, Quaranta, Dalfollo

The Regional Committees, Scholarship Funds, and Development Committee

New appointments to the different CTEWC committees have been made and appear below in bold face

Regional Committees
For the African Region: Agbonkhianmeghe Orobator (Nigeria), Chair; Victor Adangba, (Cote D'Ivoire); Teresia Hinga (Kenya); TBA
For the Asian Region: Lucas Chan Yiu Sing (Hong Kong), Chair; Agnes Brazal (Philippines), Clement Campos (India), Sharon Bong (Malaysia)
For the Latin American Region: MT Davila (Puerto Rico): Ronaldo Zacharias (Brazil), TBA, TBA
For the Eastern European Region: Antonio Autiero (Germany) chair; Katica Knezovic (Croatia); Anthony Corcoran (Russia); TBA

Scholarship Committees 
African Scholarship Committee: Agbonkhianmeghe Orobator (Nigeria), Chair; Linda Hogan (Ireland); James Keenan (US)
Latin American Scholarship Committee: MT Davila (Puerto Rico), Chair; Tony Mifsud (Chile)
Asian Scholarship Committee:  Lucas Chan Yiu Sing (Hong Kong); Eric Genilo (Philippines); Shaji George Kochuthara (India)

Development Committee
Andrea Vicini (Italy), Chair; Gina Wolfe (US); Hans Wennink (Netherlands); Kristin Heyer (US)

The Website will be up on March 1


The Questionnaire on Trento

To date we have received 45 responses to the questionnaire.  I print the questionnaire here again in multiple languages.  I ask you to take a moment and send me a response.  The matter of these responses will shape the future of Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church.

LAST TIME I ASK, I promise but PLEASE RESPOND TO ME: james.keenan.2@bc.edu

English
Questions for Participants:  We hope you give us a well considered answer to the first question and more concrete answers for the questions 2-5.

  1. What did you find at Trento?  Please give us a considered answer
  2. Did you make new contacts at Trento and have you maintained them?  With whom? About what?
  3. Can you name any particular actions that you or your institution took in light of the meeting at Trento?
  4. Does your institution offer any funding or have a scholarship program that aims to sponsor and/or host students or faculty from overseas for studies, research, or sabbaticals specifically in Theological Ethics?
  5. What would you want from the Planning Committee for the Future?

Italian
Domande per i partecipanti. Alla prima domanda ci attendiamo una risposta frutto di un’accurata riflessione, mentre ci auguriamo risposte concrete alle restanti domande.

  1. Che cosa hai trovato a Trento? Per favore, condividi le tue accurate riflessioni
  2. A Trento hai conosciuto colleghe e colleghi? Hai mantenuto i contatti con loro? Con chi? A proposito di cosa?
  3. Puoi segnalarci alcune azioni concrete che sono state avviate da te e/o dalla istituzione di cui fai parte a seguito della Conferenza a Trento?
  4. L’istituzione a cui appartieni offre finanziamenti e/o ha un programma di borse di studio per sponsorizzare e/o per ospitare studenti e/o docenti dall’estero per studi, per ricerca o per periodi sabbatici specificatamente nell’ambito dell’Etica Teologica?
  5. Che cosa ti attendi dal Comitato di Pianificazione per il Futuro?

French
Questions pour les participants. Pour la première question, nous te demandons une réponse bien considérée ; pour les autres questions nous souhaitons une réponse très concrète.

  1. Qu’est-ce que tu a trouvé a Trente ? Nous te prions de nous donner une réponse bien considérée.
  2. Est-ce que tu a développes des contacts à Trente ? Est-ce que tu as continué la relation avec eux ? Avec qui ? A propos de quoi ?
  3. Est-ce que pourrais tu nommer quelques actions concrètes que tu et/ou l’institution à laquelle tu appartiens à partir de la conférence de Trente ?
  4. Est-ce que l’institution dont tu fais partie est en train d’offrir des ressourcés économiques et/ou un programme de bourses d’études (ou d’hébergement) pour des étudiants, des professeurs étrangers ou des périodes sabbatiques en éthique théologique ?
  5. Qu’est-ce que tu t’attends du Comité pour la Planification future ?

Spanish
Preguntas para los participantes: Esperamos que sus respuestas a la primera pregunta incluya sus consideraciones mas en detalle mientras que las preguntas 2-5 buscan respuestas más concretas.

  1. ¿Qué encontraste en Trento? Por favor provee una respuesta que presente tus reflexiones.
  2. ¿Estableciste contactos nuevos en Trento y los has mantenido? ¿Con quién? ¿Respecto a qué?
  3. ¿Puedes mencionar alguna acción que tú o tu institución han tomado a la luz de la reunión en Trento?
  4. ¿Ofrece tu institución alguna clase de fondos o programas de becas que busque traer estudiantes de otros países para cursas un programa de estudio, hacer investigación, o apoyar una sabática en ética teológica?
  5. ¿Qué quisieras de parte del Comité de Planificación para el Futuro?

Portuguese
Questões para os participantes: esperamos que você nos dê uma resposta bem precisa sobre a primeira questão e respostas m ais concretas para as questões 2-5

  1. O que você encontrou em Trento? Por favor, responsa de forma bastante precisa.
  2. Você fez e manteve novos contatos em Trento? Com quem? Sobre o que?
  3. Pode indicar alguma atividade particular que você ou a sua instituição realizaram à luz do encontro de Trento?
  4. A sua instituição oferece suporte financeiro ou possui um programa de bolsa de estudo que patrocina e/ou hospeda estudantes e professores de outros países para estudos, pesquisas ou períodos sabáticos especificamente na área da Ética Teológica?
  5. O que você espera da Comissão Internacional de Planejamento para o futuro? 

German 
Fragen an die TeilnehmerInnen: Wir möchten gern eine Befragung durchführen und hoffen, eine differenzierte Antwort auf die erste Frage bzw. sehr konkrete Hinweise auf die Fragen 2 bis 5 von Ihnen zu bekommen.

  1. Was hat Ihnen Trento gebracht?
  2. Haben Sie in Trento neue Kontakte geknüpft und haben Sie diese Kontakte seit Trento weiter entwickelt? Mit wem? Über welche Inhalte oder Pläne haben Sie gesprochen?
  3. Können Sie Aktionen benennen, die Sie oder Ihre Institution in Folge der Trento-Tagung ins Leben gerufen haben?
  4. Könnte Ihre Institution finanzielle Unterstützung gewährleisten, oder haben Sie bereits ein Forschungsprogramm an dem sich theologische EthikerInnen aus dem Ausland (in Form von Sabbatical,  Studienaufenthalt etc.) beteiligen können?
  5. Was wünschen Sie sich vom Planungsausschuss für die Zukunft?

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