New and Noteworthy!

Athyal Elected NEMAAR Vice-President

By Ada Focer
March 21st, 2014 in Announcements, Visiting Researchers.

Dr. Jesudas Athyal, a Visiting Researcher at the CCGM, has been elected vice-president of the New England-Maritimes region of the American Academy of Religion. He is the Editor of the recently completed Religion in Southeast Asia: An Encyclopedia, and Associate Editor, Oxford Encyclopedia of South Asian Christianity (2 volumes), on... More

Conference Invitation: Can the Native Christian Speak? Discerning the Voices of Indigenous Christians

By Eva Pascal
March 19th, 2014 in Announcements.

Emory University's Chandler School of Theology extends an invitation to all interested in a one day conference: Can the Native Christian Speak? Discerning the Voices of Indigenous Christians in Missionary and Colonial Archives, Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 8:45am – 5pm Location: Emory Conference Center Hotel, 1615 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322  $10 to... More

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The 2014 BTI Costas Consultation in Global Mission will be held March 28th!

By Eva Pascal
March 17th, 2014 in Announcements.

The 2014 BTI Costas Consultation in Global Mission is approaching! All are invited to attend on March 28th, 2014, 1pm-8pm. The  theme is the Persecution of Christians in the middle East, with keynote speaker Bishop Elias Toume of Wadi Al Nassara, local Bishop in Homs, Syria, and Professor at the... More

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Call for Papers: ‘Missionaries, Materials and the Making of the Modern World’

By Eva Pascal
March 14th, 2014 in Announcements, Call for Papers.

Cambridge University has issued a call for papers for a conference on the theme 'Missionaries, Materials and the Making of the Modern World' in Cambridge, 15-17 September, 2014. See attached flyer for details (CfP-MissionsMaterialsModernWorld). For more information contact Dr. Chris Wingfield cw543@cam.ac.uk, Senior Curator (Archaeology)  Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology,University of Cambridge. More

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Travel grants for research on racial and ethnic diversity in American Evangelicalism

By Eva Pascal
March 3rd, 2014 in Announcements.

The Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals (ISAE) at Wheaton College (IL) is offering a limited number of research travel grants in connection with studies that highlight the historic and contemporary racial and ethnic diversity of American Evangelicalism.  Aimed at both doctoral students and currently-employed faculty, the grants are intended to... More

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