Friday, March 23, 2012

Conference on Black Church Activism & Contested Multiculturalism in Europe, North America & Africa: London, May 29-30




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 panelists from the U.K., France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Nigeria, South Africa, Canada, and the U.S. are scheduled to present papers on various topics related to the conference theme.              
       Keynote Speakers
                                                                        
   Anthony G. Reddie                                              Carol B. Duncan                                           Allan Boesak      
        Queen's Foundation, Birmingham                      Wilfrid Laurier University                           University of Free State
                    United Kingdom                                                       Canada                                                     South Africa

            Fifty Panelists, Including…
                                                     
 Iva Carruthers            Matthews A. Ojo,                                Leah G. Fitchue           Annalisa Butticci                 Dennis C. Dickerson                 Marla Frederick
Proctor Conference   Obafemi Awolowo U.                            Payne Theo. Sem.         University of Padova        Vanderbilt University              Harvard University
       USA                             Nigeria                                         USA                                  Italy                                                 USA                               USA
     
Venue: Room B36 main campus Malet Street, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX

Registration:  The general registration price of 70 GBP (110 USD) (and the student price of 35 GBP/55 USD) includes the conference program pack, as well as lunch and morning and afternoon refreshments both days. Registration can be completed at the following website: https://www2.bbk.ac.uk/bih/blackchurches.html.
Conference hotels include the Tavistock Hotel-- http://www.imperialhotels.co.uk/ and YHA, Travel lodge Euston (and other options near the college, see here:  http://www.bbk.ac.uk/bih/lcts/accommodation

              Contacts:
William Ackah, w.ackah@bbk.ac.uk; R. Drew Smith, rsmith@morehouse.edu; Rothney Tshaka, tshakrs@unisa.ac.za


Dr William Ackah
Programme Director Cert HE/BSc Community Development and Public Policy
Department of Social Policy and Education
Birkbeck, University of London
26 Russell Square
London WC1B 5DQ

tel 02030738354
mobile  07780707305

International Conference: Black Church Activism and Contested Multiculturalism, in Europe, North America and South Africa 29th to 30th May 2012 at Birkbeck College University of London
to register follow link
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