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Aug. 28-29, Conference, Holy Crap! Intersections of the Popular and the Sacred in Youth Cultures, Finland
[ August 28, 2014 8:15 am to August 29, 2014 5:30 pm. ] Holy Crap! is an international conference organized by the Finnish Youth Research Society and Network, focusing on the interrelations between popular culture, youth and the sacred. The conference, to be held August 28-29, 2014, in Helsinki, Finland, aims at interrogating understandings of popular and youth cultures in relation to the contested phenomena of (post)secularization, re-enchantment [...]
CFP Deadline: Jan 31, Essays for Publication on “African Sacred Spaces: Culture, History, and Change.”
[ January 10, 2014 to January 31, 2014. ] Not much has been written about the nexus between spatiality and spirituality in the African experience. Where space has been the subject of intellectual/academic scrutiny, it has often been through sociopolitical prisms. The purpose of this collection of essays is to expand the conversation, through rigorous interdisciplinary scholarly discourse, to cover the centrality of space [...]
[ January 8, 2014; 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. ] Religion and belief are now widely recognized in the public sphere, but not fully comprehended in terms of politics, policy and practice. These spheres are still framed by an older, secular context, which now seems unsuitable.
Exploring these issues will be the Symposium on “Sacred or Secular: Politics, Policy, Practice,” which will take place at Goldsmiths, [...]
Sacred Texts is an interactive online learning environment which provides resources for learning about sacred texts of different religions.