Calendar Events Archive


Jan. 28-29, France conference on “Strangers and Pilgrims: Displacements and spatial transformations of religion in the English-speaking world.”

[ January 28, 2016 to January 29, 2016. ] The Réseau Culture et Religion dans les Pays Anglophones (CRPA) Conference,will be held in Paris, France, 28-29 January 2016 on the theme of “Strangers and Pilgrims, Displacements and spatial transformations of religion in the English-speaking world.”

The experience of migrating, moving away from familiar places—sometimes against one’s will—and relocating in foreign territories is deeply ingrained in [...]

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CFP Deadline: Jan 15, Canada Symposium on “Intersections of the Religious and the Economic”

[ January 3, 2016 to January 15, 2016. ] Papers are invited for a graduate student symposium on “From Oikonomia to Occupy: Intersections of the Religious and the Economic,” to be held April 21 & 22, 2016, at the Department for the Study of Religion, University of Toronto, Jackman Humanities Building/170 St. George Street/Toronto, Ontario.

Economic and religious imaginaries often merge in ways that affect [...]

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CFP Deadline: Jan. 4, Conference on Individual and Collective Spiritualities in New France, Canada

[ December 29, 2015 to January 5, 2016. ] In collaboration with Simon Fraser University and several religious orders who played a founding role in the history of Montreal, the Collectif d’Anthropologie et d’Histoire du Spirituel sous l’Ancien Régime (CAHSA, www.cahsanet.org) invites paper proposals for an interdisciplinary conference on the interaction between individual and collective spiritualities in New France. The conference on “The Soul [...]

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CFP Deadline: Jan. 1, Islamophobia Conference: “From Orientalism to Islamophobia?,” Switzerland

[ December 23, 2015 to January 1, 2016. ] The theme for the second International Conference on Islamophobia is “From Orientalism to Islamophobia?”. The conference will be held October 21–22, 2016 at University of Fribourg (Switzerland), It covers both historical and contemporary issues surrounding Orientalism and Islamophobia. The organizers are interested in the various facets of the Orientalist perspective and observing continuities and breaches [...]

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CFA Deadline: Dec. 31, Doha International Award for Interfaith Dialogue, Qatar

[ December 16, 2015 to December 31, 2015. ] Doha International Center for Interfaith Dialogue is pleased to announce the Third Doha International Award for Interfaith Dialogue, which will take place during the 12th Doha International Conference for Interfaith Dialogue in Doha, from 16th-17th February 2016.

Objectives of Award
1. Enriching and promoting a culture of peaceful coexistence and acceptance among followers of different faiths;
2. Attracting [...]

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CFP Deadline: Dec. 31, 3rd International Conference On Arabic and Islamic Studies, Malaysia

[ December 14, 2015 to December 31, 2015. ] The 3rd International Conference On Arabic and Islamic Studies will be held March 14-15, 2016 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The conference focuses on research related to the study of Arabic and Islamic Civilization. It covers all scientific disciplines and issues related to it.

The conference brings together scholars, academicians and professionals who are involved directly or [...]

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December 14-15, Singapore Workshop on Regulating Religion

[ December 14, 2015 to December 15, 2015. ] A workshop on “Regulating Religion: Normativity and Change at the Intersection of Law and Religion” will be held 14 – 15 December 2015 at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore (Bukit Timah Campus).

In most eras and cultures, law and religion relate dialectically. Every major religious tradition strives to come to terms with law [...]

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CFA Deadline: Dec. 15, 2016 Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching

[ December 7, 2015 to December 16, 2015. ] Today’s educators must do more than simply teach the “three R’s”; they must prepare students to live in an increasingly diverse society. Excellent anti-bias educators do this by teaching the knowledge and skills necessary to thrive in diverse settings, achieve academically and work collaboratively. The 2016 Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching will recognize [...]

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CFP Deadline: Dec. 15, Conference on “Heritage Religion & Travel,” Turkey

[ December 7, 2015 to December 16, 2015. ] Around the globe and across a wide variety of religious traditions, heritage has become central to our understanding of landscape, space and time. Heritage sites attract hundreds of millions of visitors each year, often as a form of pilgrimage to sacred destinations. Their popularity has provoked a burgeoning interest in both ‘sacred’ and ‘secular pilgrimage’ [...]

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