COV&R 2016 Registration Now Open

From the organizers: 

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Please find attached the flyer for the 2016 conference of the ‘Colloquium on Violence and Religion (COV&R)’ in Melbourne, Australia, on 13-17 July 2016at the Australian Catholic University (ACU). The flyer gives details about the conference and is for public distribution.

The topic of the conference is ‘Violence in the Name of Religion…’.  We now have a full list of keynote speakers (see the attached or the website). We are very grateful that all these speakers have accepted the invitation to speak at the conference. 

Registration: Registration is open online at the conference website:

Go to the registration page to register. Please read the instructions before registering.

The website can only accept credit cards. If you would like to pay by another means (cash, invoice or direct transfer), please send an email to the conference email address: The early-bird rate will be extended by another week to 8 March.

The website also contains practical information, including venue information and accommodation options.

Call for Papers/Workshops: The call for papers and workshop proposals has been released. The details for the Call for Papers/Workshop Proposals is available on the website. Please send your proposals to the conference email at any time.

Contact Information: The conference has a special email address for inquiries or paper submissions:

We also have a Facebook presence through the Australian Girard Seminar Facebook page:

If you are on Facebook, please become a friend of the AGS to remain updated about the latest information about the conference. We post status updates about the conference.

We hope you can make the conference in 2016. Please forward information about the conference to your networks.