2017 Annual Meeting, Nov 18-21

Join your colleagues in Boston for the 2017 AAR & SBL Annual Meetings. Regular rates end November 16.

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General Information
Annual Meeting Guide
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2018 Regional Meetings

Open Call for Papers:

Eastern International
Deadline: February 1

Deadline: December 15

Deadline: January 18

New England-Maritimes
Deadline: January 17

Pacific Northwest
Deadline: January 19

Upper Midwest
Deadline: January 6

Open Registration:

New England-Maritimes


Public Scholars Project Webinars

AAR Public Scholars ProjectSharing Scholarship about Religious Persecution: How to Make People Care
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
–12:45 p.m. Eastern Time

This free webinar will discuss how scholars of religion can engage different publics, including policymakers, about religious persecution at home and abroad. We are pleased to host co-presenters Rosalind Hackett, professor, University of Tennessee in Knoxville; Daniel Philpott, professor, University of Notre Dame; Katayoun Kishi, research associate, Pew Research Center. The webinar will include a presentation and extended Q&A.

This webinar is hosted by the Public Scholars Project, a joint initiative of the Public Understanding of Religion Committee of the American Academy of Religion and of the Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute. Through seminars and other resources, the Public Scholars Project equips scholars of religion to effectively communicate in the public sphere. 

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