THEOLOGY WEEK 2018

"Church in Communion : Theology and Expressions"

THEOLOGY WEEK 2018 CONFERENCE
UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS
MANILA, PHILIPPINES

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Faculty of Sacred Theology (FST), the Center for Religious Studies and Ethics (CRSE), and the Institute of Religion (IR) of the University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines are holding the Theology Week 2018 Conference on February 26 – March 2, 2018 (8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.) at the Function Rooms (4th floor) of the Buenaventura G. Paredes, O.P. (BGPOP) Building, University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines. The Theology Week Conference is a biennial event the main objective of which is to foster conversations on current and relevant theological themes and issues.

Theology Week 2018’s theme is “Church in Communion: Theology and Expressions” which is meant as a closing reflection for the Philippine Church’s celebration of the year of the Parish as a communion of communities. This year’s conference is also adopted by the Center for Religious Studies and Ethics as the 4th Leonardo Legaspi, OP Lecture Series on Religious Studies and Ethics Likewise, the Institute of Religion adopts the conference as St. Thomas Aquinas Forum 2018 A selected set of Conference papers shall later be reviewed for publication.

We are inviting all interested theologians, religious educators, scholars and academicians, pastoral workers and other interested groups to submit papers and to participate in this Conference.

Interested paper presenters are required to submit an abstract with the following information: title, abstract of about 300 words, 3-5 keywords, author/researcher's name, affiliation, contact number and email address.

All submissions should be sent as email attachments to theoweek2018@ust.edu.ph You may also submit the abstract to the Office of the Ecclesiastical Faculties, University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines. The following are important dates to remember:

  • Deadline for the submission of Abstracts - October 15, 2017
  • Notification of Acceptance - October 30, 2017
  • Final Submission of Papers - December 30, 2017

Admission to the Conference is for FREE but it is on a first come, first served basis. We will announce the opening of the pre-registration soon. Participants who will present their papers will be prioritized.

Moreover, the Conference is also offered as a three-unit seminar/research course. A separate guideline for this arrangement shall later be announced.

For more information and other questions, you may call the office of the Ecclesiastical Faculties: (02) 731-4066 / 406-1611 loc. 8261 or the Center for Religious Studies and Ethics: 406-1611, loc. 8659. You may also send your queries via email: ustcrse@yahoo.com.ph . Kindly consult the website of the Ecclesiastical Faculties for more updates: eccle.ust.edu.ph (Research/Conferences).

SPEAKERS AND ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

THEOLOGY WEEK 2018 / 4TH LEONARDO LEGASPI, OP LECTURE SERIES ON RELIGIOUS STUDIES AND ETHICS / ST. THOMAS AQUINAS FORUM

KEYNOTE LECTURER :

MOST REV. CHARLES MAUNG CARDINAL BO, S.D.B., D.D. (Archbishop of Yangon, Myanmar)

PLENARY SPEAKERS :

  1. REV. FR. GERARD FRANCISCO P. TIMONER, III, O.P. (International Theological Commission (Philippines))
  2. PROF. MA. MARICEL IBITA (Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines)
  3. REV. FR. JAMES CHANNAN, O.P. (Executive Director, Peace Center, Lahore, Pakistan)
  4. MOST REV. JOSEPH CHUSAK SIRISUT, D.D. (Bishop, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand)
  5. REV. MSGR. SABINO VENGCO (University of Santo Tomas, Philippines)
  6. MOST REV. AGUSTINUS AGUS, D.D. Archbishop of Pontianak, Indonesia)
  7. REV. FR. EDMOND EH KIM CHEW, OP (St. Joseph University, Macau)
  8. PROF. FEDERICO MACARANAS (Asia Institute of Management, Philippines)
  9. REV. FR. JOHN JUNYANG PARK (International Theological Commission (South Korea))
  10. REV. MSGR. SABINO VENGCO (Professorial Lecturer, UST Faculty of Sacred Theology - Pastoral Theology Section)
  11. MOST REV. TEODORO C. BACANI, D.D. (Professorial Lecturer, UST Faculty of Sacred Theology - Pastoral Theology Section)

Download :  Parallel Sessions as of February 5, 2018

GUIDELINES FOR 3-unit CREDIT
(LICENTIATE AND DOCTORATE PROGRAMS)

The THEOLOGY WEEK 2018 CONFERENCE may also be enrolled as a three-unit course.
Applicants for credit must complete the following requirements:

  1. Must enroll the Conference as a course during the Registration period either of the First or Second Term of AY 2017-2018.
  2. Must attend ALL the lectures.
  3. Must submit an abstract of the paper on or before October 20, 2017 to theoweek2018@ust.edu.ph (non-submission of an abstract on or before the deadline means FAILURE (5.00) in grade for the enrolled course.
  4. Must be ready to present the paper in one of the parallel sessions during the Conference.
  5. Must submit full paper not later than January 15, 2018 (non-submission of a full paper on or before the deadline means FAILURE(5.00) in grade for the enrolled course). The paper should be between 4,000 to 7,000 words and follows either APA or CMOS for the documentation style.

Registration

Registration is now CLOSED

If you still wish to register, please click here to contact us.


Currently Registered:

AMERICAN : 1
AUSTRALIAN : 2
BRAZILIAN : 2
BURMESE : 4
FILIPINO : 198
FRENCH : 1
INDONESIAN : 4
QATARI : 1
S. KOREAN : 2
SINGAPOREAN : 1
SPANISH : 1
THAI : 1
VIETNAMESE : 10

PROGRAMME

Contact Us

Faculty of Sacred Theology
Ecclesiastical Faculties
Fathers’ Residence Building,
University of Santo Tomas
Manila, Philippines

theoweek2018@ust.edu.ph
ustcrse@yahoo.com.ph.

Telefax: (63-2) 731-4066
Telephone: (63-2) 406-1611 loc. 8261