2019 Annual Meeting, Nov 23-26

The 2019 Annual Meeting will be in San Diego, CA, November 23-26. Register Now!

2020 Regional Meetings

Open Calls for Papers:

Rocky Mountains-Great Plains
Deadline: November 4, 2019

Pacific Northwest
Deadline: November 15, 2019

Undergraduate Deadline: December 15, 2019

Deadline: December 16, 2019

Upper Midwest
Deadline: December 31, 2019

Deadline: January 10, 2020

Eastern International
Deadline: February 1, 2020

Open Registration:




International Connections Committee

Charge:  The International Connections Committee fosters attention to the worldwide scope of scholarship in religion and the international composition of the Academy’s membership. To fulfill its charge, the committee sponsors special programs, communicates with scholars abroad, and extends hospitality to international attendees at the annual meeting. The ICC’s signature program is the Collaborative International Grant competition, for which ICC members evaluate proposals and serve as the grants jury.

Composition:  Up to six members.

Term of Service:  Four years, non-renewable.

Meetings Schedule:

  • One in-person meeting at the Annual Meetings in November.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Members of the International Connections Committee are expected to participate in the following:

  • Collaborative International Research Grant Program.
  • International Members’ Reception at the Annual Meeting – A reception for international members of the AAR. Winners of the Collaborative International Research Grants are honored. By invitation only.

Timeline of Activities:

  • Collaborative International Research Grant applications are reviewed early October through mid-November. Recipients are selected during the ICC’s meeting at the Annual Meetings in November.

Member Position Term Start Term End
Vivienne Angeles 2018 2021
Oliver Freiberger 2016 2019
Olga Kazmina Chair 2019 2022
Jon Keune 2018 2021
James Ponniah Kulandai Raj 2019 2022
Andrea Pinkney 2017 2020

Staff Liaison Job Title Phone Number
Robert N. Puckett 404-727-1461

IAHR Liaison
Satoko Fujiwara



Information for International Members

Collaborative International Research Grants

New Members Guide to the 2017 Annual Meetings, Boston (International members section)