Application Deadline: April 15, UCSIA Summer School “Culture, Religion and Society” (8/26-9/2, 2012) Antwerp, Belgium)

UCSIA Summer School “Culture, Religion and Society” (26 August – 2 September 2012, Antwerp, Belgium) Location: Belgium

This year the programme will focus on the topic of Secularism(s) and Religion in Society.

It is evident that religion, culture and society are strongly interwoven and are crucial for understanding the contemporary world. With globalization touching all aspects of our lives, religion(s) and culture(s) have to understand their position in this complex globalizing process. It is the aim of the interdisciplinary UCSIA summer school to better understand the dynamic interplay between the macro- and micro-social developments concerning religion that take place in much of the contemporary world.

Guest lecturers:

Rajeev Bhargava (Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi), Peggy Levitt (Wellesley College), Robert W. Hefner (Boston University) and John Hutchinson (London School of Economics).

Practical details:

Participation and stay for young scholars and researchers are free of charge. Participants should pay for their own travel expenses to Antwerp.
You can submit your application via the electronic submission on the website:
Deadline for application is Sunday 15 April 2012.

For further information regarding the programme and application procedure, please have a look at our website.

Sara Mels
Project coordinator

Prinsstraat 14
B-2000 Antwerp
Tel. +32 (0)3 265 45 99
Fax +32 (0)3 707 09 31

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