September 11, 2018 - 11:00 am
September 13, 2018 - 1:30 pm
AddressSt John's College, 3 South Bailey, DH1 3RJ View map
Ecclesiology and Ethnography Conference 2018
This is the annual conference for the network bringing together scholars working on ethnographic approaches to ecclesiology. It is is a wide ranging conference, and part of the joy is discovering a diversity of specialisms and learning. Past papers have included ethnography, anthropology, systematic theology, ecclesiology, practical theology and social science approaches. Attendees range from professors to local ministers and this is an excellent place to present as a post graduate or early career researcher, or as a pastor/scholar in ministry. Learning is generously shared and critiques are supportive. We encourage single and multi-authored papers. All papers are to be circulated prior to the event to enhance conference conversations and interaction. Established scholars, doctoral students as well as pastor/scholars working in church settings are welcome to propose papers.
If you are interested in proposing a paper, please click here to find more information and a proposal form.
The Conference is run in association with The Department of Theology and Religion and St John’s College, Durham University and is based in St John’s College, in the centre of historic Durham. Our meals and accommodation will also be within the college. There will be the usual folk music evening on 12th September. A limited number of en-suite rooms are available, allocated on a first come, first served basis. Please email email@example.com with any dietary restrictions that you may have. If you require an additional night of accommodation, please email Sue Hobson at the college directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please also let Sue know if you will be arriving later in the evening. St John’s College is about a fifteen minute walk from Durham Rail Station. From Newcastle airport you can ride the Metro to Newcastle Central Station, where you can find frequent trains to Durham. Otherwise, you can book a car with Airport Express to take you from the airport directly to St John’s College.
Conference Organising Group
Prof. Pete Ward, Durham University, NLA University College, Bergen and MF The Norwegian School of Theology, Dr Knut Tveitereid, NLA University College, Bergen, Avril Baigent, PhD student, Durham University.
Conference Advisory Group
Prof. Paul Fiddes, Oxford University, Prof. John Swinton, University of Aberdeen, Dr Tone Kaufman, MF The Norwegian School of Theology