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The Faith Lives of Women and Girls:
Identities, Experiences, Practices, and Beliefs
26-27th March 2019
Queen’s Foundation, Birmingham
Dr Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor Centre for Trust, Peace, and Social Relations, Coventry University
Prof. Chia Longman Director of the Centre for Research on Culture and Gender, University of Gent
Dr Yafa Shanneik, University of Birmingham
Prof. Nicola Slee, Queen’s Foundation (Birmingham) and Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam
This two day conference explores the diverse faith lives, identities, experiences, practices, and beliefs of self-identifying girls and women, in their individual, community, and institutional contexts.
The conference examines gender and feminism in religions, spiritualities, and theologies. The event is grounded in qualitative and quantitative approaches and also addresses the methodological questions that arise when researchers consider contemporary female faith.
As well as our four internationally renowned keynote speakers, a rich range of papers will be presented by emerging and established scholars. The full programme will be available in January.
We welcome scholars and practitioners to join us for what we expect to be a deeply fascinating and inspiring conference. The conference is committed to ensuring an inclusive environment for discussion and the dissemination of work.