Call for Papers

We here at the Center for Global Christianity and Mission sometimes get calls for papers that might be of interest to some of our viewers. They will be posted on this page as we get them. If YOU get a Call for Papers that you do not see appear here but that you think people in this community might be interested in, please email it to for posting.

ASM Graduate Student Paper Award

By Soojin Chung
September 30th, 2016 in Announcements, Call for Papers, Opportunities.

The deadline for submission is September 1, 2017. Submitted paper should be sent to and participants should expect an email reply confirming their submission. The prize will be awarded at the 2018 annual meeting and it is anticipated that the recipient be present to receive the award at this time.

Call for Proposals: Religion Fellows Program

By Soojin Chung
August 25th, 2016 in Announcements, Call for Papers, Opportunities.

Call for Papers: Dynamics of Missionary Knowledge

By dri
June 29th, 2016 in Call for Papers.

Mapping Entanglements Dynamics of Missionary Knowledge and “Materialities” across Space and Time (16th - 20th centuries) February 9-11, 2017 Workshop at the German Historical Institute in Washington, DC Conveners: Sabina Brevaglieri, Elisabeth Engel in collaboration with the History of Knowledge Research Group at the GHI Washington and the German Historical Institute in Rome In recent years missionary knowledge has emerged as an experimental category for scholarship, residing at the intersection of different historical and scholarly fields and shaped by all of them, such as the social and cultural history of missions, imperial history, history of science, and intellectual history. This new analytical focus fosters better understanding... More

Call for Papers: Protest, Public Religion, & Social Change

By dri
April 29th, 2016 in Call for Papers.

Boston University Graduate Conference on Religious Studies 2016

Call for Papers: American Society of Missiology

By dri
December 17th, 2015 in Call for Papers.

Missiology and Public Life: Mission's Engagement with Societies, Change, and Conflict 2016 Annual Meeting June 17 – 19 University of Northwestern–St. Paul, St. Paul, Minnesota For a full statement of the conference theme, visit the ASM website. Registration for the annual meeting will open in January 2016. Plenary Speakers Sebastian Kim – Chair, Theology and Public Life, York St. John University, UK Emmanuel Katongole – Department of Theology/Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame Ruth Padilla DeBorst – Coordinator, International Fellowship of Mission as Transformation (INFEMIT), Costa Rica Mario Vega – General Director, Misión Cristiana Elim, El Salvador Gregory Leffel – 2016 ASM President   Call for Papers and Panels   Social change creates... More

Call for Papers: New England Historical Association

By dri
December 17th, 2015 in Call for Papers.

New England-Maritimes Regional Meeting of the American Academy of Religion Call for Papers

By sjlloyd
December 2nd, 2015 in Call for Papers, Uncategorized.

NEMAAR Regional Coordinator James T. Bretzke, S.J. sent out the following announcement about the upcoming meeting: We have posted our Call For Papers on the AAR/NEMAAR Web-site at and we want to encourage as broad a participation as possible. Panel Proposals and/or 2 or more papers on a common theme are especially welcome. There is no set overall theme for theApril 2, 2016 Conference so we welcome papers in all areas of Theology and Religious Studies. By January 19, 2016 please e-mail send your one-page, double-spaced Paper Proposal in an electronic file (doc, docx, or pdf) named with your own surname to NEMAAR Regional Coordinator James Bretzke... More

Shifting Global Systems?

By sjlloyd
November 17th, 2015 in Call for Papers.

The Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies will be hosting a graduate student conference on shifting global systems. We encourage students to submit papers!

Call for Papers: Mission/s and the Local Church

By dri
October 22nd, 2015 in Call for Papers, Opportunities.

EVANGELICAL MISSIOLOGICAL SOCIETY 2016 Call for Papers Mission(s) and the Local Church  Local congregations are increasingly the site in which mission efforts are organized and supervised – with missions committees, missions pastors, missions trips, church-to-church partnerships, etc. How do we bring missiology into closer connection with congregations as mission base? What are the theological and practical implications? How do we help provide missiological insight for those providing leadership within such settings? What lessons learned in mission does the church need to be exposed to in order to not repeat them in the 21st century? Through papers and interactive discussions we look forward to exploring... More

Call for Papers: Church and Empire

By dri
October 12th, 2015 in Call for Papers.

Ecclesiastical Historical Society, July 26-28, University of Edinburgh From its beginnings, the Christian Church has had close, often symbiotic relationships with empires and imperial power. Christianity emerged within the Roman Empire; it was shaped amid persecution and martyrdom by imperial power. Then, in 313 AD Constantine granted Christianity toleration, and soon it became the official religion of the Roman Empire, influenced by Roman imperial institutions. Following the collapse of the Western Roman Empire, Christianity remained the religion of the Eastern, or Byzantine Empire until its fall in 1453. In the West, the connection of Christianity and imperial power was revived in... More