26-26 March 2021

New Horizons in Early Christian Studies: Challenges and Opportunities. We are pleased to invite papers for the inaugural Conference on Early Christian Studies co-sponsored by the Canadian Society of Patristic Studies and the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies, which will be held on the campus of the University of St. Michael’s College in the University of Toronto. Our objective is to critically reflect on the ways in which patristic and early Christian studies interact with varied methodologies, theories, and socio-historical perspectives. Our plenary speaker will be Peter W. Martens; Lewis Ayres, Robin Darling Young, and Brian Matz will also be presenting papers. We invite proposals on the conference theme and welcome any paper related to the field of Early Christian Studies. Email proposals to and by Nov. 1, 2020.

23-24 avril 2020

We are delighted to announce the programme of the upcoming conference on ‘Biblical Poetry: The Legacy of the Psalms in Late Antiquity and Byzantium’, which will be held in Ghent between April 23-24 2020. 

Registration through this link is compulsory: 

Further information is to be found on the conference website:

We hope to welcome you to Ghent!

27-29 mai 2020

Ministerium sermonis, an international colloquium on St. Augustine's Sermons, will be held in Leuven, 27-29 May 2020. If you would like to deliver a lecture during this conference, please send the provisional title, abstract (max. 500 words) and a concise CV (max. 500 words) before 31 May 2019, to Shari Boodts at For more information, click here.

12-14 mai 2020

The School of Theology (University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu) is organizing an international conference, to be held 12-14 May 2020, on the topic ‘What did deacons do?’ Abstracts are due by 25 April 2019 and should be sent to Esko Ryökäs: For more information, click here.

23-24 avril 2020

A conference on the theme "Biblical Poetry: The Legacy of the Psalms in Late Antiquity and Byzantium" will be held at Ghent University, April 23-24. 2020. For more information, click here.

23-24 mars 2020

Un colloque sur le thème « Origen au Liban. L’interprétation des textes fondateurs: un enjeu pour le dialogue inter-religieux » aura lieu les 23 et 24 mars 2020, au siège de la Faculté des Sciences religieuses de l’université Saint-Joseph à Beyrouth. Veuillez envoyer un résumé de votre proposition de contribution au comité organisateur avant le 31 août 2019. Pour de plus amples renseignements, cliquez ici.

19-21 février 2020

The LARNA project (Lived Ancient Religion in North Africa), based at the Institute of Historiography ‘Julio Caro Baroja’ (University Carlos III of Madrid) and funded the Autonomous Community of Madrid, invites researchers of ancient history, history of religion, archaeology, anthropology, classical studies, and further related fields to discuss the topic of “Lived Ancient Religion in North Africa”. The conference will be held at University Carlos III of Madrid, from 19-21 February 2020. Proposals including a title and an abstract of 300-500 words should be sent to María Fernández Portaencasa ( by 30 June 2019. For more information, click here.

24-25 octobre 2019, Zagreb

La Faculté de théologie catholique de Zagreb et le Centre de recherche sur les humanités de l'Académie hongroise des sciences ont le plaisir d'annoncer la tenue du colloque international Hieronymiana 1 : The Master and His Female Disciples. Women, Gender and Authority in Jerome: New Perspectives. Consulter le programme et l'affiche.


24-26 octobre 2019

The International Symposium on the 1600th Anniversary of Jerome’s Death, Hieronymus noster, will take place in Ljubljana, on October 24th–26th, 2019, at the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts.  Papers will be twenty minutes, to be followed by a five‐minute discussion, in English, German, French, or Italian.The deadline for proposals is March 31st, 2019. Please email a title and an abstract of 200 words to Please make sure the title is concise and reflects the contents of the paper. For more information, click here.

16-18 octobre 2019

The 3rd International Patristic Conference in Lublin, on the theme "The Bible in the Patristic Time - Translations and Spiritual Interpretation in the 1600th Anniversary of the Death of St. Jerome," will take place on October 16-18, 2019, at John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin. Applications with the subject and abstract (max 2000 characters) should be sent to by June 30, 2019. For more information, click here.

10-12 octobre 2019

The 20th Australasian Association for Byzantine Studies Conference ‘Dissidence and Persecution in Byzantium’, will be held at Macquarie University, Sydney, from 19–21 July 2019.  For more information, click here.

30 septembre-3 octobre 2019

Un colloque sur le thème "Jérôme et Rome" aura lieu à Rome du 30 septembre à 3 octobre 2019. Pour le programme, cliquez ici.

12-13 septembre 2019

The Centre for Classical Studies at the Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences, invites you to take part in the conference "Hellenism, Early Judaism, and Early Christianity: Transmission and Transformation of Ideas," to be held 12–13 September 2019, in Prague. The deadline for submission of proposals for papers is 1 May 2019. For more information, click here.

19-24 août 2019

The XVIII International Conference on Patristic Studies will take place in Oxford, 19-24 August 2019. The conference website is now available at 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 The deadline for registration and abstracts is 31 December 2018.

19-21 juillet 2019

The 20th Australasian Association for Byzantine Studies Conference ‘Dissidence and Persecution in Byzantium’, will be held at Macquarie University, Sydney, from 19–21 July 2019.  For more information, click here.

9-11 juillet 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 by 1 July 2018. For more information, click here.

4-8 juillet 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.

20-27 juin 2019

The 6th Salzburg International Conference on ‘Syriac Christianity in China and Central Asia’ will take place in Almaty, Kazakhstan, from June 20–27, 2019. Paper proposals on all aspects of Syriac Christianity in China and Central Asia are being invited. The deadline for proposals is 1 March 2019. For more information, click here.

2-4 juin 2019

L’Association canadienne des études patristiques tiendra sa réunion annuelle à l’Université de la Colombie Britannique, du 2-4 juin 2019, dans le cadre du Congrès des sciences humaines. Vous êtes invités à présenter, en français ou en anglais, une courte proposition suivie d’une discussion, le tout réparti sur une période de 30 minutes. On devra faire parvenir, au plus tard le 15 février 2019, le titre de la proposition, un résumé d’une centaine de mots et une indication de tout besoin technique éventuel (équipement informatique ou audiovisuel) ou tout besoin d’accessibilité au responsable du programme, Lincoln Blumell ( Veuillez indiquer « Proposition ACEP » dans le sujet de votre courriel.

9-11 mai 2019

The XLVII Meeting of Scholars of Ancient Christianity will take place at the Augustinianum in Rome, 9-11 May 2019, on the theme “Masculum et feminam creavit eos” (Gen. 1,27): Paradigms of the masculine and feminine in ancient Christianity. For more information, click here.

30 mars-1 avril 2019

The 52nd Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies will be held at Churchill College, with a reception and dinner at Trinity College, Cambridge, UK.  The Symposium invites Communications (of 10 minutes in duration) on current research and the abstracts (of not more than 500 words) from scholars within and without the UK and in fields linked to Byzantine studies. For more information, click here.

14-17 mars 2019

The Society for Late Antiquity is pleased to announce the thirteenth biennial meeting of Shifting Frontiers in Late Antiquity, ‘Communal Responses to Local Disaster: Economic, Environmental, Political, Religious,’ to be held at Claremont McKenna College, in Claremont, California.  For more information, click here.