NAIN Connect 2013 Call for Proposals/Papers
Theme: “In Diversity is Our Strength”
The 25th Anniversary NAIN Connect will be held August 11-14, 2013 in Toronto, Ontario,
Canada, hosted by the Toronto Area Interfaith Council. Proposals are invited for
workshops, panel presentations, audio-visuals related to the conference theme: “In
Diversity is Our Strength”.
Possible topic areas include:
Beyond tolerance: celebrating diversity and difference
Challenges of difference and diversity: confronting structures of inequality
Challenges of diversity within our faith communities
Creating intercultural/multi-cultural communities
Diversity/spirituality in the workplace/school
Engaging and integrating young adults in interfaith work
Globalization and economic justice: faith community& interfaith responses
Indigenous spirituality and justice
Interfaith and ecological justice
Interfaith and immigration issues
Interfaith response to human rights issues
Living as faithful people in a secular and materialist society
NAIN at 25 – gifts, challenges, vision; what have we learned?
Practices of faith in interfaith contexts: prayer, liturgical movement, (dance), music
Religion and civic engagement
Social media/new technology (values and balance)
Ways to introduce and engage people new to interfaith dialogue.
Please send a proposal of 300-500 words, including title, brief description, format and supporting technical needs by April 1, 2013 by e-mail or mail to: Fredelle Brief – firstname.lastname@example.org or 96 St. Patrick Street, Unit 1710, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 1V2.