EIR 2023 Regional Conference

Our 2023 Conference will be taking place May 6-7 at Queen's University (Kingston, ON). The theme of the Conference is "The Other, Persecution and Response". We are currently accepting proposals for papers that address this theme, or other topics in the study of religion. For the full Call for Papers, you can view the PDF here, or read the full call on our Regional News page here. The deadline for proposals is February 1, 2023. 

Opportunities for AAR Members to participate in the executive leadership of the Eastern International Region:

The EIR is calling for nominations for Vice-President/President-Elect. To serve on the Executive Board of the EIR, you must be a member of the AAR and be affiliated with an institution in the EIR Region.  If you are interested in serving in this position, please submit your name, your CV, and a statement of interest to Regional Coordinator Chris Miller at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Vice-President/President-Elect 2022-2023

The Vice-President serves a one-year term assisting the EIR Board with initiatives, events, and communications. Regional Vice-Presidents/President-elects are responsible for helping the REC and the Executive Board craft programs that will benefit members and raise awareness of the AAR and EIR work in the Region and beyond. The Vice-President rises to EIR President for 2023-2024.