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June 1-2, Georgia conference on “Religions and Secularities in the Caucasus: New Configurations”

[ June 1, 2015 to June 2, 2015. ] A conference on “Religions and Secularities in the Caucasus: New Configurations” will be held June 1-2, 2015 in Tbilisi, Georgia. The conference will be supported by the project CASCADES, in collaboration with the project ISSECEU, both within the Seventh Framework Program of the European Commission, and the Ilia University, Tbilisi.

This international conference will be dedicated [...]

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CFP Deadline: Dec. 1, Conference on Religion and Secularities in the Caucasus, Georgia

[ November 27, 2014 to December 1, 2014. ] A conference on “Religions and Secularities in the Caucasus: New Configurations” will be held June 1-2, 2015 in Tbilisi, Georgia. The conference will be supported by the project CASCADES, in collaboration with the project ISSECEU, both within the Seventh Framework Program of the European Commission, and the Ilia University, Tbilisi. The organizers will provide travel [...]

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Religion and volunteering: What motivates people of faith to serve thy neighbor

What leads religious individuals to volunteer at a community food bank, or to care for the sick or to build houses and schools for neighbors in their community and across the world? The answer is complex, with personal faith, worship attendance and social networks all playing a role, according to new research.
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Jan 8 UK Symposium: Sacred or Secular: Politics, Policy, Practice.

[ 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, [...]

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CFP Deadline: Aug. 16, Conference & Workshop, Religion, Political Identities and Sacred Symbols in East Asia,” USA

[ July 24, 2013 to August 16, 2013. ] The UCLA Asia Institute and the USC East Asian Studies Center invite graduate student and faculty participation as both paper presenters and commentators for the 4th annual JEASC conference and graduate student professional development workshop on the topic, “Religion, Political Identities and Sacred Symbols,” to be held Friday, November 15, 2013 on the UCLA campus.

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CFP Deadline: July 1, Journal invites Papers on Islamic Law and Society

[ June 1, 2012 9:00 pm to July 1, 2012 7:00 am. ] Encounters: An International Journal for the Study of Culture and Society, Islamic Law: Society, Culture and State.

Encounters invite papers that deal with the intersection between Islamic law and society particularly as it pertains to such issues as: the status of women and/or family law, property rights, land tenure, criminal law, finance/economy, and inter-faith relations. Papers [...]

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Learning to live together: An intercultural and interfaith programme for ethics and education

“Learning to Live Together approaches the issue of ethics education from the perspectives of intercultural and interfaith learning, human rights and quality education, where ethics and values are nurtured and where children are given the space to develop their innate potential for spirituality. It is our hope that this new resource will give us the [...]

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