Conferences

Upcoming conferences

Upcoming conferences will be announced.

Held conferences

Conference “Religion and Spirituality from the Viewpoint of Contemporary Study of Religions”

On 6 to 7 October 2016, the Department of Sociology, Andragogy and Cultural Anthropology (Palacký University Olomouc), and the Czech Association for the Study of Religions sponsored a conference “Religion and Spirituality from the Viewpoint of Contemporary Study of Religions”(conference website).

Workshop “Paganism and Politics: Neo-Pagan and Native Faith Movements in Central and Eastern Europe”

On 3 to 6 June 2016, the Department for the Study of Religions (Masaryk University), Contemporary Paganisms and Spiritualities in Europe (CPASE), and the Czech Association for the Study of Religions sponsored an international workshop “Paganism and Politics: Neo-Pagan and Native Faith Movements in Central and Eastern Europe” (conference web).

Workshop “Network Theory, Cognitive Science, and Historiography”

On 23 to 25 October 2014, the Institute for the Advanced Studies of Religion (University of Toronto), the Department for the Study of Religions (Masaryk University), and the Czech Association for the Study of Religions sponsored an international workshop “Network Theory, Cognitive Science, and Historiography”, dedicated to the uses of network theory in historical study of religion.

Conference of the International Association for the Cognitive Science of Religion “Religion Explained? The Cognitive Science of Religion after Twenty-Five Years”

On 20-22 June 2014, the Department for the Study of Religions, Masaryk University, Brno and the Czech Association for the Study of Religions sponsored the conference of the International Association for the Cognitive Science of Religion (IACSR) “Religion Explained? The Cognitive Science of Religion after Twenty-Five Years” (conference web).

Workshop “Towards a Symmetrical Approach: The Study of Religions After Postmodern and Postcolonial Criticism”

On 29 November – 1 December 2012, the Department for the Study of Religions, Masaryk University, Brno in cooperation with the Czech Association for the Study of Religions organized the international workshop “Towards a Symmetrical Approach: The Study of Religions After Postmodern and Postcolonial Criticism” (more information).

LEVYNA conference “Homo Experimentalis: Experimental Approaches in the Study of Religion”

On 25 to 27 October 2012, LEVYNA (Laboratory for the Experimental Research of Religion, Department for the Study of Religions, Masaryk University) in cooperation with the Czech Association for the Study of Religions organized the international conference “Homo Experimentalis: Experimental Approaches in the Study of Religion” (more information).

LEVYNA workshop “Past, Present and Future in the Scientific Study of Religions”

On 1-3 March 2012, the Laboratory for the Experimental Research of Religion organized (in cooperation with the Czech Association for the Study of Religions and the Department for the Study of Religions, Masaryk University, Brno) its first workshop “Past, Present and Future in the Scientific Study of Religions” (more information).

ISORECEA Conference “Twenty Years After: Secularization and Desecularization in Central And Eastern Europe” (Brno, 16-19 December 2010)

On 16-19 November 2010, the International Study of Religion in Central and Eastern Europe Association (ISORECEA), the Czech Association for the Study of Religions (CASR), the Department for the Study of Religions, Masaryk University, Brno and the Department of Sociology, Masaryk University, Brno organized the international conference Twenty Years After: Secularization and Desecularization in Central And Eastern Europe (conference website).

“Loose Ends in the Cognitive Study of Religion and Culture” (Brno, 6-7 November 2009)

On 6-7 November 2009, the Czech Association for the Study of Religions, the Department for the Study of Religions, Masaryk University and the Czech Association for the Cognitive Study of Culture organized the international workshop Loose Ends in the Cognitive Study of Religion and Culture (call for papers, programme).

The 8th annual conference of the EASR “Time of Decline, Time of Hope: Scientific, Cultural and Political Engagement of the Study of Religions” (Brno, 7-11 September 2008)

The Czech Association for the Study of Religions, the European Association for the Study of Religions, the International Association for the History of Religions and the Department for the Study of Religions, Masaryk University organized the 8th annual conference of the European Association for the Study of Religions Time of Decline, Time of Hope: Scientific, Cultural and Political Engagement of the Study of Religions, held in Brno, 7-11 September 2008.

CERES conference “Náboženství a tělo” (Brno, 11-12 October 2005)

CERES (Central European REligious Studies), the Czech Society for the Study of Religions, and the Department for the Study of Religions, Masaryk University organized the conference Náboženství a tělo (Religion and Body), held in Brno, 11-12 October 2005.

Proceedings: Iva Doležalová – Eleonóra Hamar – Luboš Bělka (eds.), Náboženství a tělo, Brno: Masarykova univerzita – Praha: Malvern 2006.

CERES conference “Náboženství a jídlo” (Pardubice, 26-27 October 2004)

CERES (Central European REligious Studies), the Czech Society for the Study of Religions, and the Department of Religious Studies and Philosophy, University of Pardubice organized the conference Náboženství a jídlo (Religion and Food), held in Pardubice, 26-27 October 2004.

Proceedings: Tomáš Bubík – Martin Fárek (eds.), Náboženství a jídlo, Pardubice: Univerzita Pardubice 2005.

IAHR special conference “The Academic Study of Religion During the Cold War” (Brno, 9-13 August 1999)

The Czech Society for the Study of Religions and the International Association for the History of Religions organized an international conference The Academic Study of Religion During the Cold War: Ideological and Theological Constraints, East and West, held in Brno, 9-13 August 1999.

Proceedings: Iva Doležalová – Luther H. Martin – Dalibor Papoušek (eds.), The Academic Study of Religion during the Cold War: East and West, New York – Bern: Peter Lang 2001.

“Žena v náboženstvích světa” (Prague, 15 November 1995)

The Czech Society for the Study of Religions organized the conference Žena v náboženstvích světa (Woman in the Religions of the World), held in Prague, 15 November 1995.

Some proceedings were published in the journal Religio: Revue pro religionistiku 5/1, 1997.

IAHR special conference “Religions in Contact” (Brno, 22-26 August 1994)

The Czech Society for the Study of Religions and the International Association for the History of Religions organized an international conference Religions in Contact, held in Brno, 22-26 August 1994.

Proceedings: Iva Doležalová – Břetislav Horyna – Dalibor Papoušek (eds.), Religions in Contact, Brno: Česká společnost pro studium náboženství 1996.

“Česká bible v dějinách evropské kultury” (Brno, 3-4 December 1993)

The Czech Society for the Study of Religions organized the conference Česká bible v dějinách evropské kultury (Czech Bible in the History of European Culture), held in Brno, 3-4 December 1993.

Proceedings: Helena Pavlincová – Dalibor Papoušek (eds.), Česká bible v dějinách evropské kultury, Brno: Česká společnost pro studium náboženství – Masarykova univerzita 1994.

“Nová religiozita jako religionistický problém” (Brno, 8 October 1993)

The Czech Society for the Study of Religions organized the conference Nová religiozita jako religionistický problém (New Religiosity as a Problem in the Study of Religions), held in Brno, 8 October 1993.

Some proceedings were published in the journal Religio: Revue pro religionistiku 2/1, 1994.

“The Bible in Cultural Context” (Bechyně, 13-15 May 1992)

The Association for Religious Studies organized the conference The Bible in Cultural Context, held in Bechyně, 13-15 May 1992.

Proceedings: Helena Pavlincová – Dalibor Papoušek (eds.), The Bible in Cultural Context, Brno: Czech Society for the Study of Religions – Masaryk University 1996.

“Stav a perspektivy studia náboženství v Československu” (Liblice, 19-21 September 1990)

The Society for the Study of Religions organized the first conference in the study of religions in the Czechoslovakia, Stav a perspektivy studia náboženství v Československu (The State and the Perspectives of Religious Studies in Czechoslovakia), held in Liblice, 19-21 September 1990.

Proceedings: Stav a perspektivy studia náboženství v Československu: Sborník referátů z konference v Liblicích, 19.-21. září 1990, Brno: Společnost pro studium náboženství – Ústav pro výzkum společenského vědomí ČSAV 1990.

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31 Nov 2015

New issue of Religio

A new issue of Religio (1/2015) has been published (table of contents, summaries and full texts). For subscriptions and orders of individual issues, please see the homepage of Religio.

10 Jun 2013

Religio available online

All issues of Religio since its inception in 1993 are now available in the Digital Library of the Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University.

2 Nov 2011

Religio now in the Scopus

Religio: Revue pro religionistiku was evaluated for inclusion in Scopus database (Elsevier). Details on the page Religio.

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