Call for Papers – AASR Cape Town Conference

Its time to start thinking about our next AASR Conference and we’re excited to announce that we’ll be turning our attention back to the environment as we meet at University of Cape Town in South Africa, July 30-August 3, 2014. Now is a great time to be thinking about the paper you want to submit. The theme for this year’s conference is: Religion, Ecology, and the Environment in Africa and the African Diaspora. Papers can be submitted online through our online submission system. Read the full conference announcement here.


Author Description

Melissa Browning
Melissa Browning

Melissa Browning, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor at Loyola University Chicago where she directs the MA in Social Justice and Community Development program for the Institute of Pastoral Studies. Her current research focuses on the ways in which marriage is an HIV and AIDS risk factor for women in East Africa. In this project, Melissa builds on fieldwork completed in Mwanza, Tanzania where women were asked to re-imagine Christian marriage as a space of safety and health for women.

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Comments (11)

  1. Isabel Mukonyora Thursday - 03 / 10 / 2013
    Dear Melissa, The website looks really good, thank you. Your own work sounds very interesting. My good wishes. Bella Mukonyora
  2. Salvatory Stephen Nyanto Sunday - 20 / 10 / 2013
    Dear Prof, It is my hope that you are fine. I have submitted my abstract online. Let me know if you have received. Thank you very much Prof.
  3. Corey Williams Tuesday - 14 / 01 / 2014
    FYI the email addresses listed for Abdulkader and Madipoane in the Call for Papers are incorrect! Here is their correct info: Abdulkader ( and Madipoane (
  4. Ijaola, Samson Sunday - 23 / 02 / 2014
    Dear Prof. I am based in Nigeria. I have made some frantic effort to register for the membership online but it was not just working. Please kindly direct me on how I can do the online new membership online. In addition, I have sent an abstract as regard the upcoming conference. Please when will I likely get your reply. Thanks
  5. IHUAGWU STANLEY Tuesday - 25 / 02 / 2014
    Ma'am, Good afternoon to you, I believe you are doing great. Please I sent an abstract in respect of the up-coming conference in South Africa. I have a little problem with the date.The earlier date I was told about the Conference was sometime in March, 2014, but from the time posted by Melissa Browning differs. Thanks.
  6. Tonei Glavinic Friday - 28 / 02 / 2014
    Please visit this page to pay AASR membership dues: You will need to go through Paypal to complete payment online. Please let us know if you have any questions.
  7. Tonei Glavinic Friday - 28 / 02 / 2014
    The AASR Conference in Cape Town is scheduled for July 30-August 4, 2014. Please visit this page for more information:
  8. DR K.C. UGWULEBO Sunday - 02 / 03 / 2014
    How can a member of AASR get membershhip certificate?Thanks.
  9. DR K.C. UGWULEBO Sunday - 02 / 03 / 2014
    Pls I request also that I be kept informed of the programs,activities and conferencies of AASR.
  10. Jan Platvoet Wednesday - 02 / 04 / 2014
    Dear Samson Ijaola, To register as an AASR member you need to take two steps. The first is to visit, at this website, the post "How to join AASR" at: and follow instructions there. The second is to visit the post "How to pay AASR Membership dues" at: Yours, Jan G. Platvoet

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