The 20th Study Week and Conference: Science and Religion

The 20th Study Week and Conference: Science and Religion

The Croatian Dominican Province in conjunction with other educational institutions is organizing the 20th Study Week (BA and MA level: 28 - 31 August 2017) and Conference (research level: 1-2 September 2017) which will take place in Trogir (Hotel sv. Križ, Arbanija), Croatia.

Theme : Science and Religion

Keynote speakers:  
Stephen Priest (Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford)
Keith Fox (Professor of Biochemistry, Principal Investigator (Nucleic Acids), Associate Director of the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion, University of Cambridge)
Call for Papers :
Applications are invited to attend and/or deliver papers at the Study Week and Conference.
Suitable paper topics for the 2017 conference include:
Evolution and human genetics
Are science and religion complementary or in conflict?
Could theology have the status of a science?
Can a scientific culture provide a satisfactory substitute for religion?
What does science tell us about religious postulates such as God, free will, and the soul?
Could God intervene in the natural world?
Does science provide an exhaustive view of human persons?
Official Language: English

Participants are invited to attend the Summer School, Conference, or both.

Those who wish to deliver papers at the conference should submit a proposal that includes: title of presentation, a paper abstract approximately 250-300 words in length, which includes the problem with which your scholarship engages, and the contribution you plan to make.

All applicants are requested to send as a separate document: name and surname, status/title, institution, contact address, e-mail and phone number, CV.

All applications and proposals should be submitted as e-mail attachments (entitled: ‘Application for the Trogir 2016’ (a) ‘Study Week’ (b) ‘Conference’ (c) ‘Study Week and Conference’) by 1st of June 2017 to: .

The registration fee will be 350 euros (for the Study Week); 150 euros (for the Conference) and will cover the costs of the Study Week/Conference and accommodation (some scholarships available).
This event is organised by The Croatian Dominican Province, the Centre of Excellence for Integrative Bioethics (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb), the Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion (University of Oxford), the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion (University of Cambridge), the Emmy Noether Group (Ruhr University Bochum), the Institute of Philosophy (University of Warsaw) and the Humane Philosophy Project.
Srećko Koralija, OP - organizer
Marija Selak
Mikołaj Sławkowski-Rode
Ralph Weir


(31 March 2017)