CALL FOR PAPERS:
FROM WORLD MISSION TO INTERRELIGIOUS WITNESS
VISIONING ECUMENICS IN THE 21ST CENTURY
JUNE 16-18, 2010
TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN (DUBLIN, IRELAND)
The Irish School of Ecumenics and the theological journal Concilium are pleased to announce a
call to papers for the international conference: ‘From World Mission to Interreligious Witness:
Visioning Ecumenics in the 21st Century’ (cf. Programme Description).
The conference seeks to explore and examine the following three-fold trajectory:
1) From World Mission to World Christianity and Beyond
2) Cultures of Faith and Public Theology: Ecumenical Witness
3) Religious Pluralism and Interreligious Witness
Titled abstracts of 200-300 words should address the following—and related— conference
themes: interreligious witness and religious pluralism; ecumenical witness in the 21st century; the
hopes and limits of public theology; theological dissent, freedom and creativity; mission and the
‘other’; intercultural theology and religious identity(ies); ‘mission’ in a secular context; local and
global contexts of World Christianity and other faiths; and the next 100 years of ecumenism.
The format of the parallel paper sessions will be 20 minute presentations followed by 10 minutes
of discussion. Parallel sessions will take place on Thursday, June 17th from 16:30-18:00. Co-
authored papers are welcome.
Send your abstracts by February 1, 2010 to:
Dr. Peter Admirand at Dublinecumenics2010@tcd.ie (Irish School of Ecumenics, Dublin) or to
Pramila Rajan at: email@example.com (Concilium, Madras).
LOCATION, CONFERENCE FEES, AND OTHER PRACTICALITIES
The conference will take place in the Arts building of Trinity College Dublin, ideally located in
the city centre of Dublin, Ireland. In addition to accommodation and meal possibilities at Trinity
College, the many cultural attractions, restaurants, pubs, and hotels of Dublin are all in walking
Conference Fee: 100 Euro [50 Euro for students / unwaged] by April 1, 2010. 120/60 Euro after.
Questions can be directed to Dr. Peter Admirand (ISE) at Dublinecumenics2010@tcd.ie.
For further information on the Conference Organizers, please visit:
Academic Staff, ISE Ecumenics Programme http://www.tcd.ie/ise/
Steering Committee Concilium Board http://www.concilium.in/