Registration 2019

Eastern International Region of the American Academy of Religion Annual Conference and Meeting
April 13 – April 14, 2019
McGill University
The Birks Building
3520 University Street
Montreal, Quebec
Canada H3A 0G4

The Eastern International Region of the American Academy of Religion proudly partners with McGill University's Department of Religion to host the annual EIR meeting and conference, "Religion in Harm and Healing," April 13-14, 2019 at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. We are delighted to be running concurrently with McGill's History/Islamic Studies conference "Angelical Conjunctions: Crossroads of Medicine and Religion," McGill-CREOR's graduate student conference, and the Society for Comparative Research on Iconic and Performative Texts (SCRIPT). 

Conference participants are invited to attend the keynote speech, "Religious Meanings in Harmful Healing and Healing Harm," presented by Boston University School of Medicine Professor Linda Barnes which will be held Saturday evening followed by a wine and cheese reception. 

All conference participants and attendees must be registered for the conference. Tickets for registration are available for purchase through Eventbrite. You can access the EIR Registration page and purchase conference tickets through the link to Eventbrite below.

Registration fees include the following: lunch on Saturday and Sunday; breakfast on Sunday; coffee breaks throughout both days; Saturday and Sunday evening's wine and cheese receptions. Please note that registration fees will be charged in US dollars. 

The program agenda for Religion in Harm and Healing is being finalized and will be available shortly under the “Program” link on

The following hotels are affiliated with McGill University and will be offering a special EIR rate for the conference stay. Please notify the hotel at the time of booking that you are attending the EIR conference at McGill to get the preferred rate.

Alt Hotel 1-855-823-8120
Chateau Versailles 1-888-933-8111
Le Meridien Versailles 1-888-933-8111
Hotel 10 1-855-390-6787
Cantlie Suites 1-855-213-0582
Intercontinental Montreal 1-877-660-8550
Le St. Martin 1-877-843-3003
Omni 1-855-470-1527
Marriott Residence Inn 1-514-982-6064 
Loews Hotel Vogue 1-855-757-2061

We look forward to seeing you for a busy conference in April!

Best wishes,

Cynthia A. Hogan, EIR Regionally-Elected Coordinator
Aaron Ricker, Conference Organizer, McGill University

Cynthia H,
Feb 27, 2019, 4:47 AM