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From Immigrants to Citizens? Middle Eastern Christian Identities in Europe Workshop
2014-10-21 to 2014-10-22
Lodz, Poland
The organizers welcome papers which engage with any migration or citizenship topic relating to Middle Eastern Christians in Europe, but particular topics of interest include: link

Interdisciplinary conference: Images of Afterlife
2014-10-22 to 2014-10-24
University of Turku, Finland

Topics for papers may include but are not limited to: link

Eurel Conference 2014: Religion in floating territories
2014-10-23 to 2014-10-24
Lublin, Poland

We particularly welcome proposals covering, but not exclusive to, the following areas:

- Religion in cities and urban planning of religion

- Local public regulation (question of burqa and headscarf for instance)

-National and international Church jurisdiction–international network of diaspora and religious minorities

-Migration issues and religion

-Religion and religious belonging: Western and Eastern European understanding

-Religion and borders/ transnational religion link

Music, Theology, and Justice
2014-10-24 to 2014-10-25
University of Toronto, Canada
The purpose of this interdisciplinary conference is to gather together scholars interested in exploring further the relationship between music and theology. In particular, the conference will consider theological issues raised by the social practice of music, and implications for justice, ethics, morality. link

SSSR 2014 Annual Meeting
2014-10-31 to 2014-11-02
JW Marriott, Indianapolis, Indiana

Our theme for the 2014 conference is “Building Bridges” between all those interested in the study of religion. This includes any disciplines that focus upon the study of religion as well as scholars from the widest possible geographical and cultural areas. Our intent is to build bridges between disciplines and cultures that have become isolated and communicate only among themselves and not to others with similar interests but from different perspectives. link

Nonreligion and Secularity Research Network 3rd International Conference
2014-11-19 to 2014-11-20
Pitzer College, Claremont, CA, USA

The conference welcomes papers that further expand our understanding of nonreligion and secularity, including topics such as:

·      Theoretical development in the study of secularity and nonreligion

·      The explosion of the so-called “Nones” in the United States in the last two decades

·      Nonreligion and secularity in Latin America, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East

·      Cross-cultural comparisons/contrasts of nonreligion and secularity

·      Secularism and politics in the USA and around the world

·      Intersections of non-religion and secularity with race, class, and gender

·      The varieties of nonreligious experience

·      Typological development in the analysis of secular people and secular movements

·      Neurological and emotional aspects of secularity

·      Secularity and sexuality

·      Prospects for the further development of secular studies

·      Ritual and community within secular culture

·      Secular-religious conflict and cooperation

·      Apostasy and religious rejection link

American Academy of Religion (AAR) Annual Meeting
2014-11-22 to 2014-11-25
San Diego, USA
For more information please have a look at the website. link

Conference on Migration, Religion and Asia
2014-11-27 to 2014-11-29
Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic

This conference call seeks papers engaged in empirical, theoretical and methodological research in the study of religions, migration and Asian studies that address the following themes:

Religion and Migration Processes – Religion in the Globalized World – Religion and Acculturation – Migration and Development – Migration in the Globalized World – Migration and the Role of Religion – Religious and Migration Processes in Asia – Globalizing Asia and Religion – Chinese Overseas link

Social Networking in Cyber Spaces: European Muslim's Participation in (New) Media
2014-11-27 to 2014-11-28
KU Leuven University, Belgium

Keywords: Social Networks and Media, Social Movements, Networking, European Muslims, Transnationalism, Cyber Communities, iMuslims link

Religion and Realism
The American University of Rome, Italy

The conference seeks to explore philosophical, social, political, and theological dimensions of religion and realism. The themes and subjects for paper proposals include (but are not limited to) the following: link

Religion, Diversity and Governance Annual Conference of the Australian Association for the Study of Religion (AASR)
2014-12-03 to 2014-12-05
Melbourne, Australia
For more information see website. link

Empire, Socialism & Jews III: Revolution, Emancipation and Mass Politics, 1848-1867-1889
2015-05-28 to 2015-05-29
IFK Internationales Forschungszentrum Kulturwissenschaften, Vienna
The conference, a third in a series, is part of a project for reconceptualizing the Austrian Empire's place in Central European history by focusing on the interaction of imperial institutions, the socialist movement and Austrian Jewry. This conference will focus on the transformations of the 1848 Revolutions, the 1867 Emancipation of the Jews, and the founding of the Socialist Party. Participants will seek to rewrite the Empire back into the national Austrian narrative. link