Category: Women & Gender

“Pentecostalism and Socio-Cultural Change” Conference April 1-2, 2022

The thirteenth conference of the European Research Network on Global Pentecostalism ( will be held in Cambridge, England on April 1-2, 2022. The theme of the conference is “Pentecostalism and Socio-Cultural Change.” The conference program is finalized and the keynote speakers will be Girish Daswani, Karen Lauterbach, and David Maxwell. There will be 45 papers […]

“Homogeneity and Hybridity: Revisiting HUP” ~ 2022 Ralph D. Winter Lectures, March 3-5

The 2022 Ralph D. Winter Lectures (March 3-5) will focus on “Homogeneity and Hybridity: Revisiting HUP.” The homogeneous unit principle (HUP) was an influential and controversial aspect of the church growth missiology of Donald McGavran, highlighted by a Consultation moderated by John Stott and sponsored by Lausanne in 1977. Today multiculturalism and hybridity appear ascendant, […]

The Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide Lent and Easter Seminars 2022

The Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide is organizing World Christianity seminars in collaboration with the Faculty of Divinity of the University of Cambridge, and they extend a warm welcome for all to join.   The upcoming Lent and Easter 2022 seminars cover Christianity in different regions such as Latin America, Hong Kong, Nigeria, and India. There […]

Catholicism, Families, and Asian Societies ~ Feb. 10 & 11, 2022

The Asia Research Institute of the National University of Singapore is hosting this online conference from February 10 – 11, 2022. For more information and to register, visit the Asia Research Institute conference page.  To view the full program of events, download this file: Program_Catholicism-1.   This conference investigates how Catholic identities influence the composition […]

Call for Abstracts: Women as Agents of Change

The Women’s Institue at William Carey International University is offering a call for abstracts with the aim of awarding an Excellence in Research Prize for papers that demonstrate the highest research standards on the following topics pertaining to Women as Agents of Change. Church Leadership Health Marketplace Education/Training Development Intercultural Studies Abstracts are due before […]

CGCM Alumna, Laura Chevalier (STH ’20), Speaks About Her Mission Journey at Houghton College

Laura Chevalier (’20), a CGCM alumna, was asked to speak at her alma mater, Houghton College, for their “New Vision” week on the topic, “God can use anyone in mission.” The idea was to encourage students to recognize that they play a part in God’s mission no matter what they are studying. During the chapel […]

Anicka Fast (’20), Bruce Yoder (’16) and Unlikely Friends Mentioned by the Mennonite Mission Network

The Mennonite Mission Network’s recent blog post mentions Anicka Fast (’20) and Bruce Yoder (’16), STH Alumni and former advisees of Dr. Dana Robert. Fast’s research and Yoder’s participation with the Congolese church and Mennonite mission are noted. Through the post, blog author, Linda Hollinger-Janzen, reflects on Anicka’s dissertation research, her current assignment in Burkina-Faso […]

“Still Mining the Forgotten: Black Catholic Nuns in United States History” Lecture by Shannen Dee Williams

The Cultures of American Religion group – with co-sponsorship from the Center for Research on Global Catholicism – is excited to announce that Dr. Shannen Dee Williams  Associate Professor of History at the University of Dayton, will give a talk on November 11th, 2021, at 6pm CST entitled “Still Mining the Forgotten: Black Catholic Nuns in United States History.” All are […]

Announcing the Endowment of the Center for Global Christianity and Mission

The 20th Anniversary of the CGCM On October 1st, Boston University announced the endowment of the Center for Global Christianity and Mission. The milestone was revealed on the 20th anniversary of the Center’s founding. Opened in 2001 under the leadership of Dana L. Robert and Inus Daneel, the CGCM was the first Center of its […]

Announcing the Festschrift in Honor of Dr. Dana L. Robert

The CGCM is pleased to announce the publication of a festschrift in honor of Dana L. Robert: Unlikely Friends: How God Uses Boundary-Crossing Friendships to Transform the World. The volume is co-edited by David W. Scott (’13), Daryl R. Ireland (’15), Grace Y. May (’00), and Casely B. Essamuah (’03). The editors chose to honor […]