International Conference on African Pentecostalism

Theme: Globalisation of African Pentecostalism: The Changing face of World Christianity

5000Participants
6Keynote Speakers
13Sessions
1Venue

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION EXTENDED

Every interested participants should please submit their ABSTRACT of not more than 300 words with at least 5 keywords to callforpapers@rcbc.edu.ng on or before April 20th, 2016.

About ICAP

The twenty-first century has heralded a new dawn in the political map of Christianity with the proliferation of Pentecostalism across the globe. The shift in the centre of gravity of Christianity from the Global North to the Global South is predicated on the dynamic growth of Pentecostalism in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Consequently, Pentecostalism has been described as the fastest growing Christian tradition in the world. The portable practices and transposable messages of the movement contribute to its appeal to adherents across various cultural frontiers. This appeal often resonates with the socio-cultural contexts within which it is situated.

Attention has been drawn to the social, economic and political dimensions of African Pentecostalism generally. However, the urbanisation of African Pentecostalism across the globe necessitates a critical engagement with the redrawing of the political map of World Christianity. It is therefore, in response to all these issues that the Redeemed Christian Bible College and the Department of Religious Studies of the University of Ibadan have jointly organised the 2016 International Conference titled, “ Globalisation of African Pentecostalism: The Changing face of World Christianity.”
 

SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS

Interested participants are requested to submit abstracts of not more than 300 words with at least 5 keywords to callforpapers@rcbc.edu.ng and on or before March 20th, 2016. If abstract is accepted for presentation at the conference, the paper should be submitted on or before 15th of June 2015. Interested participants that might want to form a panel should submit at least four abstracts for their panel. The Conference provides outlet(s) for publication; submitted papers will be peer-reviewed after the conference and published.

To give attention to these issues and engage recent conversations on the subject-matter in order to get some rewarding responses, the theme of the conference will be addressed with, but not limited to, the following sub-themes:
• African Pentecostalism and Globalisation
• African Pentecostalism-Migration and Cultural Identity within and outside Africa.
• African Pentecostalism and Politics
• African Pentecostalism and Music
• African Pentecostals and the challenges of Religious Identity.
• African Pentecostalism and Ethics within and outside Africa.
• African Pentecostalism and Mission within and in diaspora.
• Migration Within and Across Africa’s Borders and the Laws.
• African Pentecostalism and media within Africa and Diaspora.
• African Pentecostalism and space contestation in Africa and Diaspora.
• African Pentecostalism and Development within Africa and Diaspora.
• African Pentecostalism and political map of World Christianity.
• African Pentecostalism and Gender Issues.


Accommodation

There are various facilities that participants can utilise during the conference at the Redemption Camp. However, the College Guest House is a 46 self-contained apartment which is available on a first-come- first-served basis at a reasonable rate.

 

Venue

Redeemed Christian Bible College, KM 46 Lagos Ibadan Expressway, Redemption Camp, Mowe, Ogun State.

Conference Date

Arrival: 19th of July 2016 (from 2pm).
Programme commences with the welcome address by 5pm.
Conference days: 20th&21st of July 2016.
Departure: 23rd of July 2016


 

PAYMENT DETAILS

Conference Registration fee: Five-thousand Naira, N5,000 (Nigerian delegates); Student Rate: Three-thousand Naira, N3,000; Foreign Delegates: One-hundred Dolars, $100.

Naira Payment
Bank: UNITY BANK PLC
Account Name: THE REDEEMED CHRISTIAN BIBLE COLLEGE (RCBC)
Account No: 0025095346

Dollar Payment (US)
Correspondent Bank: DEUTSCHE BANK TRUST AMERICAS, NEW YORK
Swift Code: BKTRUS33
Account No: 04430630

Beneficiary Bank: UNITY BANK PLC
Swift Code: ICITNGLA

Beneficiary: THE RCBC
Account No: 0025095463

Keynote Speakers

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Professor Afe Adogame

Princeton Theological Seminary, New Jersey, United States.
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Professor Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu

 Director of Graduate Studies, Trinity Theological Seminary, Legon, Ghana.
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Professor Olufunke Adeboye

History and Strategic Studies, University of Lagos, Nigeria.
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Professor Deji Aiyegbonyin

HOD, Department of Religious Studies, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
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Professor Folorunso Dairo

HOD, Christian Religious Studies. Redeemers University, Ede. Nigeria.
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Dr. Babatunde Adedibu

Provost (RCBC) & Convener