Tag Archives: pilgrimages

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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CFP Deadline: May 1, USA Workshop on Buddhist Tourism in Asia

[ April 29, 2015 to May 1, 2015. ] This workshop on “Buddhist Tourism in Asia: Sacred Spaces within Global Networks” is organized by Courtney Bruntz (Oregon State University and Brooke Schedneck, Chiangmai University. It will be held April 8-10, 2016 at Oregon State University.  May 1st, 2015, is the deadline for submission of manuscripts.

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Across Asia, Buddhists, government organizations, business corporations, and individuals [...]

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July 9-11 Conference: Sacred Journeys: Pilgrimage and Beyond, UK

[ July 9, 2014 9:00 am to July 11, 2014 5:00 pm. ] A conference on Sacred Journeys and Pilgrimage will take place Wednesday 9th July – Friday 11th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

This conference on Sacred Journeys and Pilgrimage will explore all aspects of the practice, from its nationalistic aspects, as with Medjugorje in Bosnia, to economic and development aspects, the impact of the internet [...]

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CFP Deadline: Nov. 30, SHARP Annual conference ‘Religions of the Book,’ Belgium

[ October 29, 2013 to November 30, 2013. ] The 22nd annual conference of the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading & Publishing (SHARP) will be held in Antwerp (Belgium), Wednesday 17 September through Sunday 21 September 2014. The program takes place primarily at the University of Antwerp, in the old centre of the city, but includes events at different venues of book [...]

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