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Founded: 1959

Board 1959-1970
President Gabriel LEBRAS, France
Secretary Norman BIRNBAUM, USA

Board 1970-1974
President &
Delegate RC
Norman BIRNBAUM, USA
Vice-Presidents Dimitri UGRINOVITSH, USSR
Ivan VARGA, Hungary
Alternate RC Hans MOL, Canada
Members François HOUTART, Belgium
Jacques VERSCHEURE, France
Bryan WILSON, United Kingdom

Board 1974-1978
President &
Delegate RC
Hans MOL, Canada
Vice-Presidents Kiyomi MORIOKA, Japan
Dimitri UGRINOVITCH, USSR
Secretary Karel DOBBELAERE, Belgium
Members Norman BIRNBAUM, USA
Olof KLOHR, GDR
David MOBERG, USA
Viktor TIMOFEEV, USSR
Ivan VARGA, Canada
Jacques VERSCHEURE, France
Bryan WILSON, United KIngdom

 

Board 1978-1982

President &
Delegate RC
Karel DOBBELAERE, Belgium
Vice-Presidents Taufik ABDULLAH, Indonesia
Miklos TOMKA, Hungary
Alternate RC James A. BECKFORD, United Kingdom
Members Otto MADURO, Venezuela
Meredith MCGUIRE, USA
Dimitri UGRINOVITSH, USA
Ivan VARGA, Canada
CISR Liaison David A. MARTIN, United Kingdom
Jacques VERSCHEURE, France
ASR Liaison David O. MOBERG, USA

Board 1982-1986
President &
Delegate RC
James A. BECKFORD, United Kingdom
Vice-Presidents Brai SINHA, India
Miklos TOMKA, Hungary
Secretary Nikos KOKOSALAKIS, United Kingdom
Members Gustavo GUIZZARDI, Italy
Adrianus KOSTER, Netherlands
James T. RICHARDSON, USA
Dimitri UGRINOVITSH, USSR
CISR Liaison David A. MARTIN, United Kingdom
Jacques VERSCHEURE, France
ASR Liaison Meredith MCGUIRE, USA

Board 1986-1990
Chairman Nikos KOKOSALAKIS, United Kingdom
Vice-Chairpersons Eileen BARKER, United KIngdom
Karol BOROWSKI, USA
Ivan VARGA, Canada
Secretary Roberto CIPRIANI, Italy
Members K. GOPAL, India
Gustavo GUIZZARDI, Italy
Henna GOONATILATE, Sri Lanka
Adrianus KOSTER, Netherlands
Jakob K. OLUPONA, Nigeria
James T. RICHARDSON, USA
CISR Liaison Roland J. CAMPICHE, Switzerland
ASR-SSSR Liaison Meredith MCGUIRE, USA

Board 1990-1994
President Roberto CIPRIANI, Italy
Vice-Presidents Thara BHAI L., India
Karol H. BOROWSKI, USA
Jan SWYNGEDOUW, Japan
Secretary Raymond LEMIEUX, Canada
Members Miquel BARBARA I ANGLES, Spain
Grace DAVIE, United Kingdom
Yves LAMBERT, France
Remir A. LOPATKIN, USSR
Luis Amós NASCIMENTO, Brazil
Jakob K. OLUPONA, Nigeria
Miklós TOMKA, Hungary
Ivan VARGA, Canada
ASR Liaison William H. SWATOS Jr., USA
ISSR Liaison Enzo PACE, Italy
SSSR Liaison Eileen BARKER, United Kingdom

Board 1994-1998
President Raymond LEMIEUX, Canada
Honorary President Ivan VARGA, Canada
Vice-Presidents Roberto BLANCARTE, Mexico
Tahar LABIB, Tunisia
Secretary-Treasurer Willian E. BIERNATZKI, USA
Committee Members Thara BHAI L., India
Alan W. BLACK, Australia
Yahya DIALLO, Senegal
Emmanuel GUTMANN, Israel
Yves LAMBERT, France
Luis Amós NASCIMENTO, Brazil
Arnaldo NESTI, Italy
José A. PRADES, Canada
Joseph THARAMANGALAM, Canada
ASR Liaison William H. SWATOS Jr., USA
ISSR Liaison Grace Davie, United Kingdom
SSSR Liaison Eileen BARKER, United Kingdom

Board 1998-2002
President

Alan W. BLACK Australia

Secretary Luigi TOMASI, Italy
Executive Committee  
Africa

Tahar LABIB, Tunisia
Yahya DIALLO, Senegal

Asia/Australia/Pacific Alan W. BLACK, Australia
T.K. OOMMEN, India
Europe

Irena BOROWIK, Poland
Karel DOBBELAERE, Belgium

Latin America Roberto MOTTA, Brazil
Roberto BLANCARTE, Mexico
North America Helen RALSTON, Canada
James T. RICHARDSON, USA

Board 2002-2006
President

Grace DAVIE UK

Secretary/Treasurer Roberto BLANCARTE PIMENTEL Mexico
Vice President Adam POSSAMAI Australia
Board Members  
Africa

vacant

Asia/Australia/Pacific Masayuki ITO Japan
Adam POSSAMAI Australia
Europe

Patrick MICHEL France
Thorleif PETTERSSON Sweden

Latin America Roberto MOTTA, Brazil
Olga ODGERS ORTIZ USA
North America Anthony BLASI USA
Joseph THARAMANGALAM Canada

   
Board 2006-2010  
President
Roberto Blancarte Pimentel, Mexico
Vice-President
Sinisa Zrinscak, Zagreb University, Croatia
Secretary/Treasurer

Adam Possamai, University of Western Sydney, Australia
Board members
Asia/Australia/Pacific
Adam Possamai, University of Western Sydney, Australia
Esmeralda Sanchez, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines
Europe
Sinisa Zrinscak, Zagreb University, Croatia
Inger Furseth, KIFO Centre Church Research, Norway
Claude Proeschel, GSRL, France
North America
Otto Maduro, Drew University, USA
James V. Spickard, University of Redlands, USA
Latin America
Olga Odgers-Ortiz, El Colef/DES, USA
Daniel Gutierrez-Martinez, Colegio de Mexico, Mexico
Africa
Afe Adogame, University of Edinburgh , UK
Pratap Kumar Penumala, University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
Honorary President
Ivan Varga, Queen's University, Canada

Board 2010-2014
President
Adam POSSAMAI, University of Western Sydney, Australia
Vice-Presidents
Sinisa ZRINSCAK, Zagreb University, Croatia
Inger FURSETH, KIFO Centre Church Research, Norway
Secretary/Treasurer
Afe ADOGAME, University of Edinburgh , UK
Board members
Asia/Australia/Pacific
Esmeralda SANCHEZ, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines
Seyed Hossein SERAJZADEH, Tarbiat Moallem University, Iran
Europe
Claude PROESCHEL, GSRL, France
Per PETTERSSON, Uppsala University, Sweden
North America
James V. SPICKARD, University of Redlands, USA
Ephraim SHAPIRO, Columbia University, USA
Latin America
Eloisa MARTIN, University of Brasilia, Brazil
Daniel GUTIERREZ-MARTINEZ, Colegio de Mexico, Mexico
Africa
Afe ADOGAME, University of Edinburgh , UK
Pratap Kumar PENUMALA, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Past President
Roberto BLANCARTE, Mexico
Honorary President
Ivan VARGA, Queen's University, Canada
 
2014-09-09
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