2022 IRC Conference in Honour of Alister McGrath

Thursday 14 July, 7:00pm – Saturday 16 July, 6:00pm

A Conference in Honour of Alister McGrath

Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion, University of Oxford
Director, Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion.


Alister McGrath will be retiring from the position of Andreas Idreos Chair after Trinity Term 2022. This conference will honour his four decades of achievement in science and religion. Please save the dates: Thursday 14 July, 7:00pm – Saturday 16 July, 6:00pm.

Registration details will be published soon.



Thursday 14 July, 7:00pm – Saturday 16 July, 6:00pm


Short papers are invited on any topic relevant to the work of Alister McGrath, to be delivered in parallel sessions of 30 minutes duration (20-minute paper, 10 minutes discussion). Those wishing to contribute a paper should submit a TITLE, a <300-word ABSTRACT that situates the paper against its scholarly backdrop, and INSTITUTIONAL AFFILIATION by email to:


with the subject line:

"McGrath Conference Abstract"

Please also indicate whether you plan to present in Oxford in person or remotely via Zoom.

For questions on paper submissions, please contact:



Closing date for abstract submissions:

Friday, 27 May 2022

Notification of acceptance:

Friday, 3 June 2022

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