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Evangelical Christianity and Social Change in Brazil

Who Can Apply?

  • Professors at CCCU member institutions in a variety of disciplines—such as theology, political science, philosophy, history, sociology, international relations, law, and area studies.
  • Brazilian Christian professors and other intellectuals in a variety disciplines.

What qualities do we want to see in applicants?

  • A current scholarly project that has a strong relationship to this topical field.
  • Openness to new thinking, to being challenged, and to gaining new perspectives.
  • A clear sense of what one hopes to gain from a cross-cultural encounter.
  • Influence and credibility within their respective communities or at least the promise of becoming influential.
  • Gender representation
  • Communication skills
  • Commitment to follow up work; both with seminar team and on home campus.
  • Plans by one's home college or university to support the project.



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July, 8–22, 2013

Seminar Location

Manaus, Rio de Janeiro, and Brasilia, Brazil

Seminar Leaders

Seminar Convener
Alexandre Brasil Fonseca
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Group visits and dynamics
Robert and Alice Evans Plowshares Institute

Administrative director
Joel Carpenter
Calvin College

Application deadline

January 15, 2013
(North American candidates)

February 8, 2013 (Brazilian candidates)


North Americans:
Donna Romanowski

Suzana Greenwood

Organized by the Nagel Institute for the Study of World Christianity with the endorsement of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).

Seminar Brochure pdf

Seminar Brochure