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ESA Research Network 34 - Sociology of Religion

Transformations of the Sacred in Europe and Beyond
First bi-annual conference, 3-5 September 2012 at the University of Potsdam, Campus Griebnitzsee


in co-operation with
● the „Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie“ (DGS), Research Section Sociology of Religion and
● the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, University of Potsdam

We cordially invite to participate in our Call for Papers!

Deadline for submission of abstracts and posters is extended to 30 April 2012!
The acceptance of abstracts will be announced around 20 May 2012.


Plenary Speakers:
Schirin Amir-Moazami, Institute for Islamic Studies, Free University of Berlin
Hubert Knoblauch, Institute for Sociology, Technical University of Berlin
Gordon Lynch, Religious Studies School of European Culture and Languages, University of Kent
Eva-Maria Schrage, Graduate School of the Cluster of Excellence "Religion and Politics in Modern and
   Pre-Modern Cultures", University of Münster

Speakers of the Panel: Religions on the Move/Changes in Religious Cultures
Inger Furseth, Director of the Nordic Research Program NOREL, Oslo
Dr.  Dorota Hall, Ass. Professor at the Department of Religious Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw
Volkhard Krech, Director of the Käte Hamburger Kolleg Dynamics in the History of Religions as well as of the
   Center for Religious Studies (CERES) at the University of Bochum
Siniša Zrinščak, Department of Social Work, University of Zagreb


Dates & Deadlines in 2012
March 15Submission of abstracts and online registration starts
April 20Submission of abstracts ends
May 10Acceptance of abstracts
June 30 Early-bird registration ends
September 3 – 5Conference

The Registration Form is now available online.


University of Potsdam

PD Dr. Heidemarie Winkel


Postal Address:

August-Bebel-Straße 89

D-14482 Potsdam


Universität Potsdam, Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät, ESA Research Network 34 – Sociology of Religion