The following may be of interest.
Theory Faith Culture
Cardiff University (Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory), UK
3-6 July 2007
Deadline for proposals: 15 January 2007
Religion is one of the most contested aspects of twenty-first century
life. How can we understand and theorise the power of religion in the
constitution of subjects and in its social, cultural and political
manifestations? This conference will look at the interface between Theory,
Faith and Culture. It will explore a range of theoretical approaches to
the subject and attempt to further our understanding of some of the most
important and pressing issues of the day.
Confirmed Keynote Speakers to date include Haleh Afshar, University of
York, Luke Gibbons, University of Notre Dame, Richard Kearney, Boston
College, USA, Glenn Jordan, University of Glamorgan, Laurent Milesi,
Cardiff University, Gauri Viswanathan, Columbia University.
Proposals for papers are particularly welcome in the following areas:
Theorising belief; Religion and Postmodernism; The Politics of Belief;
Religion and the New Right; Race and Religion; Fundamentalisms; Religion,
Multi-culturalism and Social Cohesion; Islam in the West; Religion and
Colonialism; Religion and Partition; Religion and Emancipation; Religion
and Patriarchy; Religion and Sexuality; Religion in Wales; Religion and
Abstracts of 150 words should be sent to the following email address:
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