2023 Conference

Racial Justice and Decolonizing Christian Ethics

7-9 September 2023
Westcott House, Cambridge, UK

The conference programme is here.

Due to an unexpectedly high number of bookings, we have reached the capacity of our conference venue for accommodation and catering. Conference booking will therefore close at 11:59pm Monday 10 July 2023.
You may place your name on a waitlist either on the registration page or by emailing conference@ssce.org.uk
We apologise for any inconvenience or disappointment this causes.



Booking is now open for the 2023 conference of the Society for the Study of Christian Ethics. The Society would like to thank the Susanna Wesley Foundation for their generous financial contribution to this year's conference, including support for UKME/GMH bursaries.

Register here!*

* Please register using a desktop or laptop computer. The registration system does not function well on smartphones. If you are unable to pay via the Stripe (credit/debit card) system, please pay through UK bank transfer. Our apologies for any inconvenience. 


Plenary speakers include: 

Additional speakers will offer short papers will in concurrent sessions.

The draft programme is here.



  • Download the price list here.
  • All residential and non-residential delegate tickets require membership of SSCE. Day visitor tickets are open to non-members.
  • Discounted early-bird rates are available until 11:59pm on Friday 30 June 2023 (now extended from 23 June).
  • Conference booking closes at 11:59pm Friday 4 August 2023.
  • Refunds are available by request to conference@ssce.org.uk before booking closes on Friday 4 August.


Call for papers and bursaries

We welcome proposals for short (20 minute) papers which relate to the Conference theme or address wider topics in Christian ethics. The deadline for submitting an abstract has now passed.

Bursaries are available for those on low incomes and those who identify as United Kingdom Minority Ethnic or Global Majority Heritage (UKME/GMH). The deadline for busary requests has now passed. 


Conference timings

Registration opens at noon on Thursday 7 September, with tea and coffee served at 3:30pm.
The Postgraduate Forum meets from 2:00pm.
The first meeting begins at 4:00pm.
The conference concludes after lunch on Saturday 9 September.


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