Conferences

 

XVIII International Patristics Conference, Oxford

The XVIII International Conference on Patristic Studies will take place in Oxford, 19-24 August 2019. The conference website is now available at https://www.oxfordpatristics.com/. Please note one major change: accommodation is no longer booked through the registration process, but must be booked by delegates independently through suggested sites (see https://www.oxfordpatristics.com/accommodation). The deadline for registration and abstracts is 31 December 2018.

26-27 January 2018

A conference on the theme 'Thomas Aquinas and the Greek Fathers' will be held at Ave Maria University, Florida, USA, on 26-27 January 2018. Proposals for papers will be accepted until 1 August 2017. For more information, click here.

10-12 May 2018

The XLVI Incontro di Studiosi dell’Antichità Cristiana will take place at the Augustinianum in Rome on 10-12 May 2018. The topic for the conference is "Time of God, Time of Man." The deadline for proposals is 30 November 2017. For more information about the conference, click here.

24-26 May 2018

The 2018 annual meeting of North American Patristic Society will take place from 24-26 May 2018 in Chicago, USA. For more information, go to http://patristics.org/annual-meeting/.

27-29 May 2018

The Canadian Society of Patristic Studies will hold its annual meeting at the University of Regina, May 27–29, 2018 under the auspices of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Papers are presented in English or French; time for presentation and discussion is 30 minutes. Proposed titles, an abstract of approximately 100 words, and an indication of audio-visual requirements and accessibility requirements need to be submitted by February 15, 2018 by email to the programme coordinator, Lincoln H. Blumell (lincoln_blumell@byu.edu). For more information, go to http://www.ccsr.ca/csps/callforpapers.htm.

5-9 June 2018

The congress ‘Religions and Medicine. From Antiquity to Contemporary Age’ will take place at Velletri, Rome, from 5-9 June 2018. Scholars who would like to contribute may send a one-page abstract (max 2000 characters) to Igor Baglioni (igorbaglioni79@gmail.com) by 1 April 2018. For more information, click here.

29 June 2018

The Birkbeck Institute for Humanities in London, together with the Facultad de Historia y Filosofía of the Universidad de Alcalá de Henares, are convening an international colloquium on the 29th of June 2018, entitled: 'Exiles, sanctions and punishments in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages.' The deadline for proposals is 30 April 2018. For more information, click here.

4-7 July 2018

An interdisciplinary conference on the theme 'Towards the Prehistory of the Byzantine Liturgical Year: Festal Homilies and Festal Liturgies in Late Antique Constantinople,' will be held in Regensburg, 4–7 July 2018. The conference will focus on the various perspectives of patristic, liturgical and Byzantine scholars on the development of the Byzantine liturgical year in the mirror of late antique homilies. The deadline for proposals is 25 August 2017. For more information, click here.

4-7 September 2018

The XIVth international conference on Gregory of Nyssa will take place in Paris, Collège des Bernardins, from Tuesday 4th to Friday 7th of September 2018. It will focus on the Homilies on the Lord’s Prayer and their reception in the byzantine world.

Proposals (title and abstract ; position and institution) are to be sent via email to the following address by 30 September 2017: colloque2018@gregoryofnyssa.org. For more information, click here or go to http://www.gregoryofnyssa.org.

5-7 September 2018

The Seventh British Patristics Conference will take place 5-7 September 2018 in Cardiff University. To submit an abstract or for more information, go to https://www.britishpatristics.org.

13-15 September 2018

The Asia-Pacific Early Christian Studies Society (APECSS) invites proposals for papers to be delivered at its twelfth annual conference to be held at Tsushima Campus, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan, from Thursday morning, 13 September to Saturday afternoon, 15 September, 2018, convened by Kazuhiko Demura. Papers are 30 minutes in duration (20 minutes delivery and 10 minutes for discussion). The Society welcomes all proposals that explore any theme relevant to the early Christian world from the New Testament to the end of Late Antiquity, and especially those that focus on this year’s theme: Health, Well-being, and Old Age in Early Christianity. A 150-word abstract should be sent by 30 April, 2018 to Prof. Kazuhiko Demura (demura@okayama-u.ac.jp) and Dr. Geoffrey D. Dunn (geoffrey.dunn@acu.edu.au). Further questions can be addressed to Prof. Demura. Other proposals besides the conference theme are most welcome. Papers are presented in English (or other languages as appropriate). Our practice is that conference presenters distribute copies of their papers (minus notes) in English to participants to minimise language difficulties. Presenters need to bring their own copies for distribution.

4-7 October 2018

The Forty-fourth Annual Byzantine Studies Conference will be held in San Antonio, Texas, USA, 4-7 October 2018. For more information, go to https://www.bsc2018.com/.

7-10 November 2018

The 19th UNISA Classics Colloquium will be held in Pretoria from 7–10 November 2018, in collaboration with the Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Project "Memories of Utopia: Destroying the Past to Create the Future (300-650 CE)." The theme of the conference is "Making and Unmaking Memory in the Ancient World, from the 7th Century BCE to the 7th Century CE." The deadline for abstracts is 30 June 2018. For more information, click here.

22-24 November 2018

An International Conference organized by Flavia Ruani and Koen De Temmerman on the topic "Novel Saints. Novel, Hagiography and Romance from the 4th to the 12th Century" will be held at Ghent University on 22-24 November 2018. The deadline for abstracts is 15 April 2018. For more information, click here.

14-17 March 2019

The thirteenth biennial meeting of Shifting Frontiers in Late Antiquity will be held at Claremont McKenna College, in Claremont, California, on 14-17 March 2019.  The 2019 meeting will examine the impact of disasters on late-antique communities, including their susceptibility to disaster, the means by which they coped, and factors that increased resilience and facilitated recovery from disasters. Abstracts of no more than 500 words (not including optional bibliography) should be submitted by October 1, 2018. Please submit abstracts as a Word document attached to an email to both Shane Bjornlie (sbjornlie@cmc.edu) and Michelle Berenfeld (michelle_berenfeld@pitzer.edu). For more information, click here.

4-8 July 2019

The 15th International FIEC Congress will be held in London, 4-8 July, 2019, hosted by the Classical Association, the Hellenic Society and the Roman Society, in collaboration with the Institute of Classical Studies, London, UCL, KCL, Birkbeck College, Royal Holloway University of London and Roehampton University. The deadline for proposals is 1 July 2018. For more information, click here.

9-11 July 2019

The Institute for Ecumenical Research, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, is convening an international conference on the Byzantine Liturgy and the Jews, 9-11 July 2019. Presentation abstracts of no more than 200 words should be sent to cces@ecum.ro by 1 July 2018. For more information, click here.

19-24 August 2019

The XVIII International Conference on Patristic Studies will take place in Oxford, 19-24 August 2019. The conference website is now available at https://www.oxfordpatristics.com/. Please note one major change: accommodation is no longer booked through the registration process, but must be booked by delegates independently through suggested sites (see https://www.oxfordpatristics.com/accommodation). The deadline for registration and abstracts is 31 December 2018.