COV&R Conference 2015 at St. Louis University/USA, July 8-12, 2015
Topic: The One by Whom Scandal Has Come: Critically Engaging the Girardian Corpus
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For further information contact Grant Kaplan, St. Louis University: gkaplan1@slu.edu

 

COV&R Conference 2014 in cooperation with Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingoldstadt at the Kardinal-Doepfner-Haus in Freising near Munich, Germany, July 21-24, 2014
Topic: ‘Battling to the End’: 1914-2014. The Escalation of Violence and Victimization: Rene Girard and Jean-Luc Marion.
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Call for Papers
For further information contact Dr. Adrián Navigante: girard2014@ku.de

COV&R Conference 2013 at University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA/USA, July 10-14
Topic: A Land between Two Rivers: Space, Place, and Mimetic Theory
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COV&R Conference 2012 at International Christian University, Tokyo/Japan, July 5-8
Topic: Apocalypse Revisited: Japan, Hiroshima, and the Place of Mimesis
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COV&R Conference 2011 at island of Salina, Sicily/Italy, June 15 – 18
Organized with the cooperation of the Centro Europeo di Studi su Mito e Simbolo and Università di Messina
Topic: Disorder/Order in History and Politics
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COV&R Conference 2010 at University of Notre Dame/USA, June 30 – July 4
Topic: Transforming Violence: Cult, Culture, and Acculturation
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COV&R Conference 2009 at Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, London/United Kingdom, July 8 –12
In collaboration with St Mary’s University College and Heythrop College (University of London)
Topic: FEARFUL SYMMETRIES: Religion, Co-existence and the Secular
Conference website (Link: http://www.smuc.ac.uk/covr2009/)

COV&R Conference 2008 at University of California, Riverside/USA, June 18 – 22
“Catastrophe and Conversion: Political Thinking for the New Millennium”
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COV&R Conference 2007 at Amsterdam Free University/NETHERLANDS, July 4 – 8
“Vulnerability and Tolerance”
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Online papers

COV&R Conference 2006 at Saint Paul University, Ottawa/CANADA, May 31 – June 4
“Mimesis, Creativity, and Responsibility”
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Online papers

COV&R Conference 2005 at Schoenstatt Center, Koblenz/GERMANY, July 6-9
“Mimetic Theory and the Imitation of the Divine”
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Online papers

COV&R Conference 2004 at Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, New Mexico, June 2-5
Nature, Human Nature, and the Mimetic Theory
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Conference program with paper

COV&R Conference 2003 at University of Innsbruck/AUSTRIA, Juni 18-21
“Passions in Economy, Politics, and Media. In Discussion with Christian Theology”
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Conference program with online papers
Conference publications

COV&R Conference 2002 at Purdue University/USA, June 5-8
Judaism, Christianity, and the Ancient World: Mimesis, Sacrifice, and Scripture”
Conference homepage with program, abstracts and papers (downloadable)

COV&R Conference 2001 in ANTWERP, May 31 – June 2
“The place of Girard’s mimetic theory in the history of philosophy”
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COV&R Conference 2000 in BOSTON, May 31 – June 3
“Violence and Institution in Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Islam:
A René Girard – Bernard J.F. Lonergan »Conversation«”

Program
Conference schedule (pdf-format)

COV&R Conference 1999 in ATLANTA, JUNE 3-5
“Violence Reduction in Theory and Practice: From Primates to Nations”
Conference homepage with program, abstracts and papers (downloadable)
Report

COV&R Conference 1998 in SAINT-DENIS/PARIS, May 27–30
“Education, Mimesis, Violence and Reduction of Violence”
Program
Report

COV&R Conference 1997 in GRAZ, June 24 -27
“Film and Modernity:Violence, Sacrifice and Religion”
Program
Report

COV&R Conference 1996 in STANFORD, June 27-29
“Ethnic Conflict in International Perspective”
Report

COV&R Conference 1995 in CHICAGO, June 1-3:
“Violence, Mimesis, and the Subject of Responsibility”
Program
Report

COV&R Conference 1994 in WIESBADEN, June 8-11
“Theology and/or Secular Thinking: Discussion on Political Philosophy, Economy, and Sociology”
Program
Report

COV&R Conference 1993 at CHAPEL HILL, April 22-24
“Literature and the Sacred”
Program
Abstracts

COV&R Conference 1992 in STANFORD, May 7-9
“Ethnocentrism and the Study of Violence”
Program
Abstracts

COV&R Conference 1991 in STANFORD, May 16-18
“Mythology, with particular reference to the hypothesis of René Girard”
Abstracts