Calendar Events Archive


CFP Deadline: Dec. 15, US Conference on Nature and Environment in the Sacred Texts of World Religions

[ December 1, 2015 to December 15, 2015. ] Nazareth College, Hickey Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue is accepting abstracts for its 3rd international conference on Sacred Texts and Human Contexts: Nature and Environment in the Sacred Texts of World Religions to be held at Nazareth College, Rochester, New York on May 23-25, 2016 in collaboration with Department of Religious Studies at Hobart [...]

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Nov. 30-Dec 1, Conference on Islam: Radicalisation and Islamophobia, Australia

[ November 30, 2015 8:30 am to December 1, 2015 5:20 pm. ] The 2nd Australasian Conference on Islam introduces original and critical research papers addressing the theme “Radicalisation and Islamophobia: Roots, Relationships and Implications in Religiously Diverse Societies.” The conference will be held November 30 to December 1 in Sydney, Australia.

This conference aims to explore how radicalization and Islamophobia feed one another and work hand in hand [...]

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CFA Deadline: Nov. 30, UK Fellowship for African scholars on Islam in West Africa

[ November 26, 2015 to December 1, 2015. ] The Department of African Studies and Anthropology at the University of Birmingham invites applications for the 2016 Cadbury Fellowship Scheme, which focuses on ‘Bodies of Text: Learning to be Muslim in West Africa’.

Three or more visiting fellows from Africa will be appointed to participate in a ten-week schedule of seminars, discussion groups, and other activities. [...]

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CFA Deadline: Nov. 30, Fellowships in Jewish history and culture, Poland

[ November 20, 2015 to November 30, 2015. ] POLIN Museum’s Global Educational Outreach Program, supported by the William K. Bowes Jr Foundation and the Taube Foundation for Jewish Life and Culture, is offering up to six doctoral and post-doctoral fellowships for from three to five consecutive months in residence at POLIN Museum and the Jewish Historical Institute (ZIH). The fellowship stipend is $2,000 [...]

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CFP Deadline: Nov. 30, Duke Graduate Conference on religious transmission, USA

[ November 16, 2015 to November 30, 2015. ] The Department of Religious Studies at Duke University is hosting a one-day graduate conference on February 26, 2016. The topic of the conference is “Across Time and Space: Religious Transmission in Cross-Cultural and Cross-Generational Contexts.” Abstract deadline: November 30th.

Keynote speaker: Charles Hallisey, Yehan Numata Senior Lecturer on Buddhist Literatures at Harvard Divinity School, will speak [...]

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Nov. 20-21, Nigeria International Conference on Youth and Interfaith Dialogue

[ November 20, 2015 8:00 am to November 21, 2015 5:00 pm. ] The Theme of the 7th International Conference on Youth and Interfaith Dialogue is: “The Role of Religions to Promote Peace, Security, Sustainable Development and Transcend Violent Extremism in Africa” The conference will be held November 20-21, 2015 in Abuja, Nigeria.

The Conference is organized by New Era Educational and Charitable Support Foundation, in partnership with United [...]

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Nov. 17-19, Germany Conference, ““The Role of Women’s Leadership in Faith Communities. Marking 80 Years of Women in the Rabbinate.“

[ November 17, 2015 6:00 pm to November 19, 2015 9:00 pm. ] This fall, Abraham Geiger College and the School of Jewish Theology at the University of Potsdam will mark the 80th anniversary of Rabbi Regina Jonas’ ordination in 1935 with an international conference, “The Role of Women’s Leadership in Faith Communities.”

More than 40 presenters from Europe, Israel and the United States will explore the impact of [...]

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Nov. 17, US Forum on Religious Ideals and Leadership

[ November 17, 2015; 10:00 am to 12:45 pm. ] To celebrate the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children, a panel discussion in New York will focus on the responsibility of leadership to prevent violence against children.

When: Tuesday, 17th of November
10:00 AM- 12:45 PM
A light lunch will be served following the discussion.

Where: Church Center for the United Nations
777 UN Plaza, 2nd floor
New York

Speakers [...]

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Nov. 11, Youth Work and Faith: debates, delights and dilemmas, UK

[ November 11, 2015; 4:00 pm; ] This event at Bradford College on Wednesday, November 11 2015, will explore the current context for the faith-based youth work sector and its relationship with the wider youth work field – as well as that between different faith traditions. Contributors include Bernard Davies and a range of other thinkers and practice experts.

The day will celebrate [...]

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CFP Deadline: Nov. 15, Conference on past and present of Abrahamic religions, Spain

[ October 31, 2015 to November 16, 2015. ] On March 10-11, 2016, a conference on “How do we see each other? The Abrahamic religions and interreligious relations in the past and present,” will be hosted by the Religion and Civil Society Project of the Institute for Culture and Society, University of Navarra, in Pamplona, Spain.

Ongoing conflicts, acts of terrorism and religiously motivated violence [...]

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