Institutions & Researchers

ReconTrans involves institutional collaboration among three academic institutions. A group of researchers affiliated with five institutions participate in the project.


The researchers involved are listed under “Participants” at the bottom of the following page.


KUN/VID Tromsø

KUN – Kirkelig utdanningssenter nord (Northern Norway Education Centre for Practical Theology) is a multi-disciplinary education center at the Faculty of Theology, Diaconia and Leadership Studies at VID Specialized University, Norway. Constituting VID’s Tromsø campus, KUN is committed to concerns unique to the historically multiethnic Northern Norway. The ReconTrans research project is coordinated by KUN/VID Tromsø.

University of Western Cape (UWC)

The Department of Religion and Theology, UWC, is a research-led department that provides high quality and critical engaging spaces for students who are interested to study theology,  religion and ethics in The Arts and Humanities Sciences. The department has a long history of teaching themes such social justice, transformation, reconciliation and morality. 

Vancouver School of Theology (VST)

The Vancouver School of Theology is called to educate and form thoughtful, engaged, and generous Christian leaders. Since 1988, the VST Indigenous Studies Program has worked in partnership with First Nations people to provide theological education in a culturally relevant and appropriate context.

Project coordinator

Assoc. Prof. Tore Johnsen

KUN/VID Tromsø
Sykehusveien 23
9019 Tromsø