#EuARe2022. Renewal of the Executive Committee: Extended Deadline

May 20, 2022

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The deadline for submitting candidacies for the EuARe Executive Committee has been extended: interested members can send to the EuARe Secretariat (euare.bo@gmail.com) all necessary documents until Monday, May 30th.


After the call is closed, the list of candidates and all related documents and details will be forwarded to the EuARe Members by May 31st.

All details on the rules to apply are available here.

#EuARe2022. Alberigo Award. And the winners are...

May 18, 2022

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FSCIRE, the Emilia-Romagna Region, and the European Academy of Religion are glad to announce the winners of the third edition of the Giuseppe Alberigo Award.


The Senior Award goes to Edwin Chr. Van Driel (Pittsburgh Theological Seminary) for the work Rethinking Paul. Protestant Theology and Pauline Exegesis (Cambridge University Press, 2021). 

The Junior Award goes to Sarah Shortall (University of Notre Dame) for the work Soldiers of God in a Secular World. Catholic Theology and Twentieth-Century French Politics (Harvard University Press, 2021).​


Congratulations to the winners! The awarding ceremony will take place on Wednesday, June 22, 16:30, at FSCIRE, within the framework of the panel 1962-2022: Vatican II sixty years after. New contributions and perspectives of the historical studies on the Council.


We also praise the four finalists that have been granted a special mention of excellence for their works: Enrico Peroli, Lidia Buono and Eugenia Russo, Martina Mampieri, and Vincenzo Roberto Imperia.

Read the full news here.

#EuARe2022. Updates

May 10, 2022

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#EuARe2022 is approaching. Here are some information and deadlines you might want to keep in mind for your participation.

Online Registration

Registrations are open until June 10th, according to the fees available here. As in previous years, it will also be possible to register yourself on-site during the days of the conference.

Gala Dinner

The Gala Dinner will take place on Wednesday, June 22nd, at Palazzo De' Toschi. We chose meals (you can take a look at the menu here) that we hope will satisfy as many eating habits as possible. However, if the menu doesn't meet your needs, we remind you that you can ask for a special meal by May 22nd.

Conference Venues

The main venues of the EuARe Conference will be Plesso Belmeloro, a university building in Via Andreatta, 8, and FSCIRE, in Via San Vitale, 114. Other activities will take place in Teatro San Leonardo (Via San Vitale, 63), Ateliersi (Via San Vitale, 69), and the Library of San Giorgio in Poggiale (Via Nazario Sauro, 20/2). Except for the Library, all other venues are at a minimum walking distance from one another.


#EuARe2022. Renewal of the Executive Committee

April 11, 2022

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2022 will mark the end of the four-year term of service for our Executive Committee. Therefore, we are going to elect a new Executive Committee during our next General Assembly, taking place in person, on June 21st, during the 2022 EuARe Annual Conference.

As is required by our Statutes, EC members shall be chosen among the individual members of the EuARe and they are elected by the EuARe General Assembly. The EuARe Executive Committee is a key body in EuARe governance. The EuARe President, the Executive Vice-President, the Secretary-General, and the Treasurer are elected among its members; it organizes the activity of the EuARe and manages its affairs under the terms of this statute. It is composed of nine members and, with the exception of the President, they shall serve a term of four years and can be re-elected for one more term only. More on the EuARe governance is available on this page.

We invite interested members to submit their candidacies by May 20th according to the rules available here.

Some news about your accommodation in Bologna

March 28, 2022

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Sunny days, international cinema festivals, open-air live music, art exhibitions, and (as always) very good food: Bologna is a must-go destination in June and, now that restrictions are being lifted, the city is ready to welcome tourists again.

Therefore, if you are planning to participate in our next annual conference, be sure to book your accommodation in advance.

Bologna's Convention & Visitors Bureau, Bologna Welcome, has granted us some interesting discounts for hotels and accommodation facilities in the city centre. Using the promo code EUARE22this page will display discounted rates on selected hotels. The promo code applies to bookings for the following period: June 19-23.

A special code is also available for bookings at Boutique Hotel Liberty 1904 (Via Massarenti, 98/C) and The Sydney Hotel (Via Michelino, 73). The code EUARE2022 allows 10% discount on the best hotel rates and applies to bookings for June 20-23. Cancellations are allowed up to 7 days prior to the arrival.

#EuARe2022. Alberigo Award, List of Candidates

March 7, 2022

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FSCIRE, the Emilia-Romagna Region, and the European Academy of Religion announce the list of works submitted for the third edition of the Giuseppe Alberigo Award.


The prize (Senior Award, € 7,000; Junior Award € 4,000), dedicated to the memory of Giuseppe Alberigo (1926-2007), is assigned by FSCIRE and the Emilia-Romagna Region together with the EuARe: it rewards scholars engaged in any field of religious science, whether historical, exegetical, theological or other.


Candidacies will be evaluated and voted on by May 2. The three finalists in each category will be invited to present a lecture at EuARe2022 when the President of the Emilia-Romagna Region or his delegate confers this award in a special ceremony.

#EuARe2022. Extended deadlines

March 3, 2022

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The #EuARe2022 deadline for panel and AMC submission has been extended until April 10 at midnight (23.59, GMT+1).

Panels and Author Meets Critique proposals can be submitted through these forms:

Consequently, the call for papers has been extended to April 20. Panel proponents will therefore have some additional time to receive and evaluate paper proposals before submitting the final details of their sessions to the EuARe Secretariat on April 24.

Remember that English is the only accepted language for panels, AMC, and papers proposals.

#EuARe2022. Registrations are open!

January 10, 2022

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We are happy to announce that the registration for the conference is now open.​

You can register for #EuARe2022 from Monday, January 10 to Friday, June 10.

There will be different registration periods and special conference rates for EuARe members as in previous years.​

Please, visit the dedicated page for more details about the registration process and fees.

#EuARe2022. Call for Papers

January 10, 2022

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#EuARe2022 Call for Papers opens today!

Papers will be allowed to be proposed within the open call panels published on this page: https://www.europeanacademyofreligion.org/conference-schedule.

Paper submissions will be directly received and evaluated by the person responsible for the panel proposal.

The deadline for submission is Sunday, April 3, 2022 (23:59, GMT+1).

Read more here.

#EuARe2022. Alberigo Award

November 29, 2021

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FSCIRE, the Emilia-Romagna Region, and the European Academy of Religion are glad to announce the third edition of the Giuseppe Alberigo Award.

Giuseppe Alberigo (1927-2007) was a historian of great magnitude who combined exceptional and exemplary rigour in research and unique timeliness in the intellectual and theological debate of his time, thereby offering a precious contribution to sowing the seeds of criticism in generations of scholars internationally.

In memory of his fervour and wealth of critical studies, the Region of Emilia-Romagna and FSCIRE, to which Alberigo dedicated 54 years of his life, will confer a sum of € 11,000 (Senior Award, € 7,000; Junior Award € 4,000), which will reward scholars engaged in a field of religious science, whether historical, exegetical, theological or other, without any form of limitation concerning the type of study.

Candidacies will be received until March 4, 2021.

For more information about the eligibility and selection criteria, important dates for submission, and how to apply for the Award, please read the call.

#EuARe2022. Call for Proposals

November 2, 2021

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The Fifth Annual Conference of the European Academy of Religion will take place in Bologna from Monday 20 to Thursday 23 June 2022. FSCIRE will be the organising institution.

The overarching topic of the Conference will be Religion and Diversity.

Starting from today, it is possible to submit panel and AMC proposals, according to the rules and deadlines published in the Call for Proposals. Papers will only be allowed to be proposed within the open call panels that will be published on the website; spare papers will not be accepted.

While registrations to the conference will open in early 2022, it is already possible to renew the EuARe membership for next year. Please, remember that a valid 2022 membership is necessary in order to register for the conference at a discounted price.

We look forward to receiving your submissions!