February 11, 2012

Call for Applications: UCSIA summer school on “Religion, Culture and Society”

This summer school is a one-week course taking place from Sunday 26 August until Sunday 2 September (dates of arrival and departure). This year the programme will focus on the topic of Secularism(s) and Religion in



It is evident that religion, culture and society are strongly interwoven and are crucial for understanding the contemporary world. With globalization touching all aspects of our lives, religion(s) and culture(s) have to understand their position in this complex globalizing process. It is the aim of the interdisciplinary UCSIA summer school to better understand the dynamic interplay between the macro- and micro-social developments concerning religion that take place in much of the contemporary world.

Guest lecturers are *Rajeev Bhargava* (Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi), *Peggy Levitt *(Wellesley College), *Robert W. Hefner* (Boston University) and *John Hutchinson *(London School of Economics).

Practical Details

Participation and stay for young scholars and researchers are free of charge. Participants should pay for their own travel expenses to Antwerp.

You can submit your application via the electronic submission <http://www.ucsia.org/main.aspx?c=.SUMMERSCHOOL&n=48426> on the summer school website <http://www.ucsia.org/summerschool>. The completed file as well as all other required application documents must be submitted to the UCSIA Selection Committee not later than Sunday 15 April 2012.

For further information regarding the programme and application procedure, please have a look at our website: http://www.ucsia.org/summerschool.


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