The conference will open on the evening of Wednesday, June 19, with the first plenary lecture and a reception.

Thursday and Friday will be two full days featuring plenary sessions and concurrent paper sessions. Friday evening we will join together in a conference banquet. On Saturday, June 22 there will be an excursion to one of the most important historic and religious sites in the area.

Plenary speakers and panellists to include:

Edwin Arrison, General Secretary of Kairos Southern Africa, Anglican priest and  Chairperson of the Centre for Christian Spirituality, based in Cape Town, South Africa

Mahmoud Ayoub, Professor of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations, Hartford Theological Seminary, USA

Thomas Bremer, Professor of Ecumenical and Peace Studies, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany

Mark Chapman, Vice-Principal, Ripon College, Cuddesdon and Reader in Theology, Oxford University

Elizabeth Clarke, John Carlisle Kilgo Professor, Duke University, USA

Michael Davenport, the British Ambassador to Serbia.

John Gibaut, Director of Faith and Order Commission, World Council of Churches and Professor of Theology, Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Canada

Mary McClintock Fulkerson, Professor of Theology, Duke Divinity School, USA (To be confirmed)

Dale Irvin, President, New York Theological Seminary, USA

Gerard Mannion, Professor of Theology and Religious Studies and Director of the Center for Catholic Thought and Culture, University of San Diego, USA

Bogdan Lubardic, Docent at Faculty of Orthodox Theology, Belgrade, Serbia

Vladimir Latinovic, Institut for Ecumenical and Interreligious Studies, University of Tübingen, Germany

Peter De Mey, Professor of Ecclesiology and Ecumenism, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

Elaine Padilla, Assistant Professor of Constructive Theology, New York Theological Seminary, USA

Peter Phan, Ellacuria Chair of Catholic Social Thought, Georgetown University, USA

Geoffrey Rowell, Anglican Bishop in Europe

Necla Tschirgi, Professor of Politics, Human Security and Peacebuilding, University of San Diego, USA

Additional details to follow in due course.