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The following provides specific information concerning the next meetings (here) and about projects (here). If you are interested in the latest publications on the feminist-theological market, click here.

Should you have information that you would like to publish on these pages, please contact:  Newsmistress@eswtr.org.


"Refugees in Europe and Feminist Theological Responses”

Panel Discussion
AAR-SBL-ESWTR, November 19-22, 2016
San Antonio, Texas, USA

More information: here (pdf) 

The Role of Women in Political and Ecclesial Decision-Making Processes Ideological and Practical Issues between Gender "Ideology" and Gender Justice

Vienna, September 22–25, 2016 
Joint Research Project of the "European Society for Catholic Theology" (ET), the ecumenical "European Society of Women in Theological Research" (ESWTR), and the global "International Network of Societies for Catholic Theologiy" (INSeCT)

More information: here (pdf)

Researching Gender in Theology and Religious Studies UK: An Audit

ESWTR UK Section
Date: 27th September 2014
Place: Queens Foundation College, Birmingham
More information: here (pdf)

"Verwundbarkeit: natürlich, göttlich, gefährlich."

Annual Convention of the European Society of Women in Theological Research (ESWTR) – German section
Date: 07-09 November 2014
Place: Akademie Franz Hitze Haus, Münster, Germany
More information: hereFlyer (pdf)

Summer School "Learning about Orthodox Theology - Past and Present”

Date: 1-19 July 2013
Place: Faculty of Theology – Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece

More information here

New Horizons of Resistance and Visions.

International Conference European Society for Women in Theological Research. Dresden 2013.

More information: notice and call for papers

"… more than a playground! Queer theologies between provocation, pleasure & freedom”

Annual Convention of the European Society of Women in Theological Research (ESWTR) – German section

Date: 23rd-25th November 2012

Place: Center for Women Studies and Education of the Evangelical Church in Germany (FSBZ) in Hofgeismar

More information here

"And God will wipe away all tears from their eyes” (Is 25:8 and Rev. 21:4). A theological approach to the suffering and hopes of women

Date: 2 – 5 September 2012

Place: Monastery Trstenik. Put iza nove bolnice 10c, 21000 SPLIT, Croatia

Timetable: here

Program: here



New: ESWTR Studies in Religion

Publishers: Peeters, Louvain, Belgium

This series aims to publish high quality volumes in the field of Religious Studies. The volumes are written by scholars, focussing, albeit not exclusively on feminist, womanist, queer, or postcolonial issues. The series is published sub aegis of the European Society of Women in Theological Research. Members of ESWTR receive a 20% discount when ordering books.

The series accepts manuscripts in especially English. The series gives priority to manuscripts written by women.

The editorial board consists of Magda Misset-van der Weg (Tilburg, the Netherlands; editor in chief), Elzbieta Adamiak, (Koblenz - Landau, Germany), Isa Breitmaier (Karlsruhe, Germany), Athalya Brenner (Haifa, Israel), Maaike de Haardt (Nijmegen, The Netherlands), Ann Heirman (Gent, Belgium), Anne Koch (Salzburg, Austria), Susan Roll (Ottawa, Canada), Lena Roos (Uppsala, Sweden), Zhiru Ng (Claremont, California, USA), Mona Siddiqui (Edinburgh, UK) and Teresa Toldy (Coimbra, Portugal).


Encyclopedia "The Bible and Women”

Book 1.1 (Torah) of "The Bible and Women" appears in both German and Italian.

Translation Project: The Bible in Just Language

The Bible in Just Language has already appeared in 3 editions! For the 4th edition, The Bible in Just Languageis being edited with the addition of a new Glossary-Article. There are 52 female translators involved in the project. It is a German language Bible translation, which includes a feminist theological understanding, avoids discrimination and takes Jewish-Christian dialogue into consideration.
More information is available at the
project website (german).

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