Author Archives: Christopher Cotter

University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark,24-25 August, 2012
Submission deadline: 29 February, 2012
Islam has been frequently characterised as an urban religion, with the rural world being cast in a lesser or supporting role in Islamic societies. Landscape archaeology has drawn attention to the need for off-site investigation in many areas of the

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“As the cognitive science of religion matures, there will no doubt be creative and exciting approaches to the current debates and to questions that are only beginning to arise in the field, such as how thinking about malevolent agents differs from thinking about benevolent ones. It is an exciting time for the study of religious cognition.”

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Emerging Perspectives: Religions and Ireland

We are pleased to invite scholars to take part in the first conference of the Irish Society for the Academic Study of Religions (ISASR)

The Conference will take place Fri-Sat May 25th – 26th, 2012 at University College Cork

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EASR 2012 : Ends and Beginnings

The opportunity to submit panel session-proposals to the EASR annual conference 2012 will soon end. Individual abstract submissions are welcomed from the first week in February.

To submit a panel proposal, please click the following link: Panel proposal and pre-registration

The conference will be held at Södertörn

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Borders, Boundaries and Transgressions: within and between religions

University of Winchester, UK

5-7 September 2012

Keynote speakers are Prof Douglas Pratt, University of Waikato, New Zealand and Prof Douglas Davies, University of Durham, UK.

Scholars of religion and religions are invited to submit paper proposals related to the topic. The question of what religion

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2012 ISRLC Conference, University of Copenhagen

19th – 21st October

Abstracts are now being sought for a panel on Continental Philosophy at the 2012 International Society for Religion, Literature and Culture conference taking place at the University of Copenhagen next October on the topic, “Cultures of Transition: Presence, Absence, Memory”.

Continental Philosophy and

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Educating Wellbeing: The Contributions of Philosophy and Religion

10 February 2012, University of Liverpool

Featuring Beverley Clack, John Atherton and Chris Baker among others

An afternoon workshop devoted to critical pedagogy, the well-being agenda and the contributions the disciplines of philosophy and religious studies can make to these issues. We will be exploring

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“This general lack of clarity over what is contained in the phrase ‘phenomenology of religion’ and who are phenomenologists has generated considerable misgivings about the field. Indeed, Willard Oxtoby rightly acknowledges that there are ‘as many phenomenologies as there are phenomenolgoists’ (Oxtoby, 1968:598).”

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Something which is becoming increasingly important for early career researchers is developing a publishing strategy. This event should be of relevance… for more information, please see the ESA website.

European Sociological Association PhD Summer School 2012:

Doing Research in the Midst of Social Change – Developing

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