Call for Papers: International Conference on Philosophy, Religion and Science in Conversation Experiences from East and West organized by University of Madras

Call for Papers:

We invite papers, based on researches – empirical, philosophical, and experiential, that can be presented during the conference on the various aspects of the critical relationship between philosophy, religion and science.

Paper presenters can opt for any type – panel, posters, papers, etc. with in-person participation or video-conferencing. We expect an abstract of 300 words not later than 31st December 2016. Once selected, you are required to send your final paper by 15th March 2017. Conference will be held on 22-23 March 2017.

Conference Details:

• Conference will begin on 22nd March at 10.00 am with a key-note address, and proceed with plenary and parallel sessions until 5.00 pm on 23rd March 2017.

• Each individual paper presenter will get 20 minutes (15 minutes presentation and 5 minutes discussion), and a panel of three will be given 60 minutes.

• Paper presenters will be given food and snacks during the conference; they will have to take care of their travel and board.

Registration fee:

US $ 250 for foreign paper presenters

US $ 150 for foreign participants

Rs. 2000 for Indian paper presenters

Rs. 1000 for Indian participants

Rs. 500 for Indian research students.

Registration fee includes the cost of a conference dinner on 22nd March

Registration fee will have to be paid into the account of the University of Madras. Account number and other details on the mode of payment will be communicated later.

The organising team is ready to organise a tour of important sites in and around Chennai on 24th March for a cost of US $ 50 or Rs. 3000, provided there are sufficient number of takers. Kindly include a sentence in your proposal whether you wish to go on this tour.

All correspondence may be addressed to: Professor G. Patrick, Head, Department of Christian Studies, University of Madras, Chepauk, Chennai – 600005 (Tamil Nadu) or

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