CFP: Peacebuilding, Conflict and Non-Violence in Indian Religious Traditions

Submission deadline: December 1, 2012

Conference date(s):
April 5, 2013 - April 7, 2013

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Conference Venue:

Merton College, Oxford University
Oxford, United Kingdom

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The Spalding Symposium on Indian Religions will be held between 5th and 7th April, 2013, in Merton College, Oxford University, in conjunction with Religions for Peace and the Centre for Religions for Reconciliation and Peace, University of Winchester. The symposium focuses on non-violent peacebuilding approaches to physical and structural violence in South East Asia and in Indian Religious diaspora communities throughout the world.

Abstracts are invited from academics from any relevant discipline, from peace builders and from those who have worked in conflict zones. The conference will include papers, workshops and presentations. We welcome papers from any discipline dealing with any aspect of the
topic. Selected papers will be published in a dedicated issue of Religions of South Asia (RoSA), and then edited as a collected volume.

Please send abstracts of 300 words (max) by December 1st, 2012, to Dr Anna S King ( or Dr Mark Owen (, or please contact them for further information.

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