The deadline for submission is September 1, 2017. Submitted paper should be sent to email@example.com 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.
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
Boston University Graduate Conference on Religious Studies 2016
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.
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
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 https://www.aarweb.org/sites/default/files/pdfs/Membership/Regions/NEMAAR/NEMAAR2016CallForPapers.pdf 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
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!
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
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