Rick Kennedy at Point Loma University is in chargeof local
arrangements for CFH 2000. Further information about the conference will
be posted on the CFH website as it becomes available.
The Institute forInterdisciplinary Research,
1065 Pine Bluff Dr., Pasadena, CA 91107, will be holding a congress inconjunction
with the 6th World Congress for Central and EastEuropean Studies in Tampere,
Finland, 29 July-3 August, 2000, focusing on the theme "Civil Societyand Religion in
the Third Millennium. Contact the IIR office via eMail=og@JISonline.org.
Currents in WorldChristianity, an international and
interdisciplinary research project on the growth andglobal impact of
Christianity in the 20th century, is hosting two majorevents in the next year.
First of all, they will be holding a conference on "Missions, Nationalism, and
conference will explore the natureof the relationships between churches and
missions and anti-colonial and national movements in the 20thcentury, and
to assess the impact on mission organizations, churches, and theChristian
understanding of mission of the end of colonial empires from1945. Speakers
include Daniel Bays (University of Kansas), Richard Elphick(Wesleyan
University), Judith Brown (Oxford), Ogbu Kalu (Universityof Nsukka), and
Secondly, the CWC will conduct amajor symposium at the University
of Pretoria, South Africa, July 3-7, 2001, on the theme "Interpreting
Contemporary Christianity:Global Processes and Local Identities."
For moreinformation on either conference, contact CWC Project
Office, Westminster College, Cambridge CB3 0AA UnitedKingdom.
Phone/FAX=+44 (0)1223-741090; eMail=Liesl Amos <firstname.lastname@example.org
.ac.uk>. They also havea web site at www.divinity.cam.ac.uk/carts/cwc.
The CWC is funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts.