Black Church Activism and Contested Multiculturalism in Europe, North America, and Africa

Black Church Activism and Contested Multiculturalism in Europe, North America, and Africa

Birkbeck, University of London, May 29-30, 2012
This conference, which is part of an annual Transatlantic Roundtable on Religion and Race, will bring together academics, church leaders, students, and community activists to explore the role that churches play in the construction of identities in societies where issues of race and ethnicity are played out in the public sphere. Approximately fifty panelists from the U.K., France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Nigeria, South Africa, Canada, and the U.S. are scheduled to present papers on various topics related to the conference theme.

Keynote Speakers
Anthony G. Reddie
Queen’s Foundation, Birmingham
United Kingdom

Carol B. Duncan
Wilfrid Laurier University

Allan Boesak
University of Free State South Africa

Fifty Panelists, Including…

Iva Carruthers
Proctor Conference USA

Matthews A. Ojo
Obafemi Awolowo U.

Leah G. Fitchue
Payne Theo. Sem.

Annalisa Butticci
University of Padova

Dennis C. Dickerson
Vanderbilt University

Marla Frederick
Harvard University

Venue: Room B36 main campus Malet Street, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX

Registration:  The general registration price of 70 GBP (110 USD) (and the student price of 35 GBP/55 USD) includes the conference program pack, as well as lunch and morning and afternoon refreshments both days. Registration can be completed at the following website:

Conference hotels include the Tavistock Hotel– and YHA, Travel lodge Euston (and other
options near the college, see here:


William Ackah,; R. Drew Smith,; Rothney Tshaka,

Dr William Ackah
Programme Director Cert HE/BSc Community Development and Public Policy
Department of Social Policy and Education
Birkbeck, University of London
26 Russell Square
London WC1B 5DQ
tel 02030738354
mobile  07780707305

International Conference: Black Church Activism and Contested Multiculturalism, in Europe, North America and South Africa 29th to 30th May 2012 at Birkbeck College University of London to register follow link below