The significance of the conference is based on the complex conflict reality within the African continent. The need for sustainable peace and security is ever urgent. From history, religious actors have great potential to influence changes in the society.
Scholars and practitioners across inter-religious and intra-religious disciplines are invited to submit their abstracts addressing the above concern. The following sub themes have been identified for papers and presentations:
- Inter-religious dialogue and engagement for peace and security
- Decoding religious insurgence, violence and extremism
- Religion, governance and political processes
- Religion as a force for peace, justice and reconciliation
The deadline for papers is the 30th of January.