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>From: "TFC" <[log in to unmask]>
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>Subject: CFP: Theory Faith Culture (UK) (1/15/07; 7/3/07-7/6/07)
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>Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory
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>Theory Faith Culture
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> an international interdisciplinary conference 
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>Cardiff University
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>3 July  6 July 2007
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>Call for Papers
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>Religion is one of the most contested aspects of 
>twenty-first century life. How can we understand 
>and theorise the power of religion in the 
>constitution of subjects and in its social, 
>cultural and political manifestations? This 
>conference will look at the interface between 
>Theory, Faith and Culture. It will explore a 
>range of theoretical approaches to the subject 
>and attempt to further our understanding of some 
>of the most important and pressing issues of the 
>day.
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>Papers are welcomed from all relevant disciplines.
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>Confirmed Keynote Speakers to date include
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>Haleh Afshar, University of York
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>Luke Gibbons, University of Notre Dame
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>Richard Kearney, Boston College, USA
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>Glenn Jordan, University of Glamorgan
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>Laurent Milesi, Cardiff University
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>Gauri Viswanathan, Columbia University
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>Proposals for papers are particularly welcome in the following areas
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>Theorising belief
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>Religion and Postmodernism
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>The Politics of Belief
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>Religion and the New Right
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>Race and Religion
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>Fundamentalisms
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>Religion, Multi-culturalism and Social Cohesion
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>Islam in the West
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>Religion and Colonialism
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>Religion and Partition
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>Religion and Emancipation
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>Religion and Patriarchy
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>Religion and Sexuality
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>Religion in Wales
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>Religion and Utopia
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>Atheism
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>Abstracts of 150 words should be sent to the 
>following email address: [log in to unmask]
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>Deadline for Proposals: 15 January 2007
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