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Oxford Symposium on Religious Studies

10 January, 2017 16:54
Oxford Symposium on Religious Studies

Call for Papers

Date: March 15-17, 2017

Venue: the Old Library of the University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Oxford, UK

Abstract Submission Deadline: February 20, 2017

The Oxford Symposium on Religious Studies is a forum for discourse and presentation of papers by scholars who have a particular interest in the study of religion. Canon Brian Mountford MBE, former Vicar of St Mary's Church and Fellow of St Hilda's College in the University of Oxford, will host the meeting.

You are invited to make a presentation and lead a discussion of a relevant aspect of religious studies, or you may wish to participate as a panel member or as an observer. Your disquisition must adhere to an abstract of about 300 words approved by the Program Committee of the Symposium. You are, also, encouraged to submit a paper, in keeping with your abstract, which may be published in an appropriate journal, book of conference proceedings. All papers presented for publication or inclusion in books or sponsored journals will be subject to peer review by external readers.

Topics

  • Religion, Politics, and Public Discourse
  • Religion & Sustainability
  • Religions in Conflict
  • Gender and Religion
  • Separation of Church and State
  • State Funding of Church Schools
  • Women’s Health Care and Religions
  • Religious Tolerance
  • Religion and Racial Segregation
  • History of World Christianity
  • Religion in America
  • African American Religion
  • Religious Traditions of Africa and the African Diaspora
  • Asian Religions
  • East Asian Religions (Buddhism. Indigenous Traditions)
  • Indian Religions (Buddhism, Jainism, and Hinduism)
  • Islamic Studies
  • Judaic Studies
  • Secularism
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Religious Ethics
  • Theology

Spring Symposium Abstract Submission Deadline: 20 February 2017

Abstracts for the proposed papers are approved by the Program Committee of the Symposium. The Committee evaluates the abstracts of the papers using four general criteria.

Source: oxfordsymposiumonreligiousstudies.com

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