Call for Papers - ‘Reading Laudato Si’ in the Asia-Pacific’

17 November 2016
Call for Papers - ‘Reading Laudato Si’ in the Asia-Pacific’

The University of Santo Tomas (UST) in Manila, the Philippines, and The University of Notre Dame Australia (UNDA) invites submissions for peer-reviewed publication as part of a research partnership within the Association of Southeast and East Asian Catholic Colleges and Universities (ASEACCU) network.


1. Call for Papers

Researchers and Faculty in the disciplines of the humanities and social sciences are invited to submit papers for peer-review related to the theme Reading Laudato Si’ in the Asia-Pacific.

Papers will offer studies on the implications of Laudato Si’ in Asian and Pacific contexts related, but not limited, to issues such as: ecological crisis and the gospel of creation; human responsibility and the imperative of justice; the practice of integral ecology in faith and society; models of ecological education; indigenous community and the regional commons.

2. About the Sponsoring Journals

Philippiniana Sacra is the official journal of the Ecclesiastical Faculties of UST, publishing articles, studies, reviews and showcasing original manuscript materials from the UST archives since its founding in 1966. Solidarity is a refereed academic online journal that provides a forum for the discussion of social ethics, social justice and Catholic social thought. It is published by UNDA’s Institute for Ethics and Society.

3. How to Apply

Abstracts of 200-300 words on the theme Reading Laudato Si’ in the Asia-Pacific, and a current Curriculum Vitae, are to be emailed by the author or a co-author to Solidarity at sydney.solidarity@nd.edu.au by 9 December 2016.

A joint committee of Sacra and Solidarity associates will assess all received abstracts and inform submitting scholars of the outcome by 16 December 2016.