Coming Events

CALL FOR PAPERS: MCC at 100: Mennonites, Service, and the Humanitarian Impulse October 23-24, 2020. The conference will be hosted by the Centre for Transnational Mennonite Studies, University of Winnipeg, in collaboration with Canadian Mennonite University. Proposal submission: December 1, 2019. Send proposals or questions to Royden Loewen, Chair in Mennonite Studies, University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B 2E9, Canada. Email:

CALL FOR PAPERS: Mennonites and Anthropology: Faith, Ethnography, and Cultural Entanglements. October 25-26, 2019 (Paper proposals should include a title, an abstract (250 words maximum) and a brief personal biography of 150 words, complete with a short CV to either Philip Fountain ( or Royden Loewen ( by October 1, 2018.

Past Events

A People of Diversity: Mennonites in Canada since 1970. A 50th Anniversary Conference. November 15-17, 2018. (Program). Download the official brochure (333kb PDF) here.

Mennonite/s Writing VIII: Personal Narratives of Place and Displacement. October 20 & 21, 2017 (Program)

Mennonites, Land and the Environment: A Global History Conference. October 28-29, 2016 (Program)

Mennonites, Medicine and the Body: Health and Illness in the Past and Present. An Academic and Community Education Conference hosted by the Chair in Mennonite Studies at Eckhardt Gramatté Hall, University of Winnipeg, October 23 & 24, 2015 download conference program (392kb PDF)

Ex-Mennonite / Near Mennonite: Liturgical, Non-denominational, Secular. October 3 & 4, 2014 download conference program (250kb PDF)

MCC IN CANADA: A 50th Anniversary Conference. December 13-14, 2013 (Program) or download program brochure (182kb PDF)

Mennonites and Human Rights: Grappling with State Power in the Past and Present. October 18-20, 2012 (Program)

Anti-Modern Pathways: 'Horse And Buggy' Mennonites in Canada, Belize and Latin America
Friday-Saturday, October 21-22, 2011, Convocation Hall 2W16 (event details)

Mennonites, Melancholy and Mental Health: A History Conference Winnipeg, Friday-Saturday, October 15-16, 2010 (event details & poster)

Siberia Mennonite History Conference for June 2010: Event Details, Program (final), and post-conference Tour Details

Mennonite/s Writing: Manitoba and Beyond. October 1-4, 2009 (event details & photos)

Mennonites and Money: Wealth and Poverty in the Past and Present – October 9 & 10, 2008 (event details)

Family & Sexuality in Mennonite History: An Academic and Community Education Conference – October 12-13, 2007 (event details)

War And The Conscientious Objector: A History Conference – 21 and 22 October 2006 (event details)

Mennonite Hosts and Refugee Newcomers: 1979 – the Present – A weekend history conference, September 30 & October 1, 2005 (event details)

State of the Art of North American Mennonite History – A weekend conference, October 1 and 2, 2004 (event details)

‘Mennonites and the Challenges of Multiculturalism: A 25th Anniversary’ conference, October 2003

The Return of the Kanadier Mennonites: A History of Accomplishments and Challenges, October 3-5, 2002 (event highlights)

Mennonites in the City, November/December, 2001 (event information)

History of Aboriginal-Mennonite Relations, October 2000 (event highlights)

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