Jointly organised by the University of Divinity, Whitley College, the Centre for Theology and Ministry, and the Commission for Mission of the UCA
In a context where Indigenous claims remain unresolved, the rights of asylum seekers are contested, and global economic forces are making new demands on nation states, the theme of sovereignty demands closer examination. Beginning with discussion of settler colonialism, this conference brings together people from a range of disciplines to reflect on discourses of sovereignty in the Australian context.
Call for papers
Presentations are invited on any topic related to the theme of the conference, e.g., settler colonialism, treaties with Indigenous peoples, the rise and decline of nation states, claims to state sovereignty in debates about asylum seekers and border protection, and ideas of sovereignty in the Bible. The range of relevant disciplines would include: history, law, politics, systematic theology, ministry, biblical studies, public health and social policy.
Deadline: Paper proposals should be sent by 30th April 2014
Go here for registration and to offer a paper proposal.