Black Church Activism and Contested Multiculturalism in Europe, North America and Africa
Birkbeck, University of London, May 29-30 2012
This conference, which is part of an annual Transatlantic Roundtable on Religion and Race, will bring together academics, church leaders, students and community activists to explore the role that churches play in the construction of identities in societies where issues of race and ethnicity are played out in the public sphere. Approximately fifty panellists from the UK, France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Nigeria, South Africa, Canada and the USA are scheduled to present papers on various topics related to the conference theme.
Anthony G Reddie Queens Foundation. UK
Carol B Duncan Wilfrid Laurier University. Canada.
Allan Boesak University of the Free State. South Africa
Selected panelists include
Iva Carruthers, Proctor Conference USA. Matthews Ojo, Obafemi Awolowu University Nigeria. Leah G. Fitchue, Payne Theological Seminary USA. Annalisa Butticci, University of Padova Italy. Dennis C Dickerson, Vanderbuilt University USA. Marla Frederick Harvard University, USA.
Venue: Room B36 main campus Malet Street, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX
Registration £70 GBP (110 USD) students £35 (USD 55) Register and pay online at www2.bbk.ac.uk/bih/blackchurches.html
Accommodation. There are many hotels in the Bloomsbury area. Conference hotels include the Tavistock hotel and Bedford hotel http://imperialhotels.co.uk. See also www.bbk.ac.uk/bih/lcts/accommodation.
Contacts William Ackah firstname.lastname@example.org R. Drew Smith, email@example.com; Rothney Tshaka, firstname.lastname@example.org
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