Stratégies pentecôtistes

Un appel à contribution est lancé par l’Université de Padoue pour un colloque sur Pentecostal Politics of Space and Power: a global Perspective, Université de Padoue, 7-8 juin 2012.

Pentecostalism emerged on a global scale in the twentieth century as one of the
most influential religious movements and the most important recent
development in Christianity.

The conference brings scholars from Europe, Africa, Latin America, Asia and the U.S. together for a comparative analysis of the social, aesthetic and religious impact of Pentecostalism on global cities and societies. Plenary speakers include some of the leading thinkers in these areas. The conference organizers are especially interested in papers reporting empirical research on the following topics:

  • The power of communication: Pentecostalism, Leadership and New Media
  • Pentecostalism and the reshaping of Urban Spaces
  • Pentecostalism and Gender Politics.

Please submit a proposal of 300-500 words, including title and references, with a brief biographical note (max. 100 words) to vincenzo.pace@unipd.it  and annalisa.butticci@unipd.it by March 1st 2012.

Notification of acceptance will be given by April 2nd, 2012.

Conference attendance is free and the University of Padova will cover the cost of accommodation as well as conference meals for selected speakers. Participants will need to cover their own costs of transportation. The closest airport to Padova is Venice, with frequent and good international connections.

Please contact annalisa.butticci@unipd.it with any questions.

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