Tag Archives: religion

CFP Deadline: Jan 5, Conference, The Psychology of Religion/The Religion of Psychology, USA

[ December 28, 2014 to January 5, 2015. ] 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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CFP Deadline: Dec. 15, 21st IAHR Conference, Germany

[ December 8, 2014 to December 15, 2014. ] 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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Dec. 8-10, Oxford Symposium on Religious Studies, UK

[ December 8, 2014 to December 10, 2014. ] The Oxford Symposium on Religious Studies, to be held 8, 9 and 10 December 2014 at the Old Library of the University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Oxford, UK,  is a forum for discourse and presentation of papers by scholars who have a particular interest in the study of religion. Canon Brian Mountford, Vicar of [...]

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CFP Deadline: Dec. 1, Netherlands Conference on Religion, Gender and Body Politics

[ November 26, 2014 to December 1, 2014. ] An International conference on Religion, Gender and Body Politics will be held 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, 12-14 February 2015. More information, a detailed call for papers, and contact details are available at this [...]

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CFP Deadline: Nov. 30, Israel Conference for the Study of Contemporary Religion and Spirituality

[ November 23, 2014 to November 30, 2014. ] The 7th Israeli Conference for the Study of Contemporary Religion and Spirituality, organized by the Program in Religious Studies at Tel Aviv University, will take place 3-4 May 2015, at Tel Aviv University, Israel.

This conference will continue the tradition which was formed at the University of Haifa during 2009-2012, and last two years at Tel [...]

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Nov. 10, Event featuring views of top CAR religious leaders on peacemaking, USA

[ November 10, 2014; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ] In the Central African Republic (CAR), the situation remains precarious as ethno-religious violence continues despite the deployment of United Nations peacekeepers. In this context, religious leaders committed to peacebuilding provide a particularly important perspective, and a discussion featuring the views of the top religious leaders will be held November 10, 2014, 2:00pm – 3:30pm ET, [...]

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Nov. 7-9, 110th Meeting of REA, on “Religion and Education in the (Un)Making of Violence,”USA.

[ November 7, 2014 1:00 pm to November 9, 2014 12:45 pm. ] The 110th meeting of the Religious Education Association (REA) will be held Nov. 7-9, in Chicago on the theme  “Religion and Education in the (Un)Making of Violence.” Responding to the various forms of violence, participants will inquire into the cultural and social-political mechanisms that create violence and explore ways in which to counter violence. More [...]

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Nov. 7, 2014, III International Conference: Religion and Women in Indian History, India.

[ November 7, 2014; ] The Third Annual International Conference, focusing on Religion and Women in Indian History, will be held 7 November 2014 in New Delhi, India.

The relationship between religion and women has been extensively studied in the Indian context from a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds like history, sociology, literature and women/gender studies. But these studies have often [...]

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CFP Deadline: Oct 31, Conference on Experiencing the Beyond in Abrahamic Religions, Netherlands

[ October 25, 2014 to October 31, 2014. ] “The aesthetics of crossing: experiencing the beyond in Abrahamic traditions” international conference will be held in Utrecht (NL), 19-21 March 2015. Funded by the European Research Council (ERC), the conference is hosted by the Dpt. of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Utrecht University, with keynotes from Hans Belting, Lindsay Jones, Christian Lange, Birgit Meyer, and Leigh [...]

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CFP Deadline: Oct 31, Conference on Spirituality in the 21st Century, Portugal

[ October 24, 2014 to October 31, 2014. ] Presentations are invited for the 5th Global Conference on Spirituality in the 21st Century, to be held Wednesday 18th March – Friday 20th March 2015 in Lisbon, Portugal.

The contemporary study of spirituality encompasses a wide range of interests. These have come not only from the more traditional areas of religious scholarship—Theology, Philosophy of Religion, History [...]

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