Tag Archives: religion

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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Sep. 18-19, Switzerland symposium, “Buddhist Japonisme: Negotiating the triangle of religion, art and nation”

[ September 18, 2015 9:15 am to September 19, 2015 5:30 pm. ] “Buddhist Japonisme: Negotiating the triangle of religion, art and nation” is a Symposium at Musée d’ethnographie de Genève, Switzerland, being held on occasion of the Exhibition “The Buddhism of Madame Butterfly – Buddhist Japonism” (September 9th 2015 – January 10th, 2016).

The scholarly aim of the symposium is to better understand the conceptual dynamics that shaped [...]

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Aug. 23-29, 21st Congress of the IAHR, Germany

[ August 23, 2015 4:00 pm to August 29, 2015 12:00 pm. ] The XXI World Congress of the International Association for the History of Religions (IAHR) will take place in Erfurt, Germany, August 23-29, 2015. The Congress addresses the Dynamics of Religion, Past and Present. Religion as a human, historical, social and cultural phenomenon allows for constant processes of change of religious ideas, practices, discourses, institutions, and [...]

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CFP Deadline: July 13, Singapore conference on “Secularisms And The Formations Of Religion In Asia”

[ July 1, 2015 to July 13, 2015. ] An international conference on “Secularisms And The Formations Of Religion In Asia: Pluralism, Globalization, Modernities” will be held Feb 29–Mar 1, 2016, at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

CALL FOR PAPERS

In recent years there has been growing academic and public interest in the global “resurgence” of religion around the world. This has in turn stimulated scholarly debates concerning “secularism” and [...]

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CFP Deadline: June 15, CRPA Conference, “Strangers and Pilgrims,” France

[ June 7, 2015 to June 15, 2015. ] 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: May 6, The 2015 Education for Peace and Interfaith Conference in Asia, Japan

[ April 30, 2015 to May 5, 2015. ] Hiroshima, Japan, the City of Peace is proud to serve as the venue for the Second Education for Peace and Interfaith Conference in Asia. With the theme of “Interfaith Dialogue: The Road to Peace,”  the three-day international, peer-reviewed event will bring together a diverse cross-section of religions, cultures, communities and nations around the world.

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CFP Deadline: April 17, Symposium on Time in Islamic Civilization, Turkey

[ April 3, 2015 to April 17, 2015. ] Proposals are invited for an International Symposium on Time in Islamic Civilization to be held 8-11 October, 2015 at Necmettin Erbakan University in Konya, Turkey.

The concept of time and its perception have been long studied among academics and scientists in various cultures and civilizations. Time, though it concerns all aspects of human life, has been [...]

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Mar. 20-21, Scotland conference on “Islamisation: Comparative perspectives from History”

[ March 20, 2015 to March 21, 2015. ] A conference on “Islamisation: Comparative perspectives from History” will be held
20-21 March 2015, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Scotland.

The spread of Islam and the process of Islamisation has naturally attracted the attention of scholars working on many diverse parts of the Islamic world. However, such research has often been carried out in isolation, and [...]

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March 6, US Conference, The Psychology of Religion/The Religion of Psychology

[ March 6, 2015; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] On Friday, March 6th, 2015, the University of Chicago Divinity School and the Martin Marty Center will host The Psychology of Religion/The Religion of Psychology, a conference exploring the relation between the two problem children of modernity.

Both to the discomfort and excitement of psychologists, scholars of religion, and religious practitioners, the overlap between the histories [...]

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Feb 12-14, Netherlands Conference on Religion, Gender and Body Politics

[ February 12, 2015 7:45 pm to February 14, 2015 3:45 pm. ] An International conference on Religion, Gender and Body Politics will be held 12-14 February 2015, on behalf of the international research project “Interdisciplinary Innovations in the Study of Religion and Gender: Postcolonial, Post-secular and Queer Perspectives”, at Utrecht University, The Netherlands.

More information is available at this website: <http://projectreligionandgender.org/events/conference/>

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