Czech Association for the Study of Religions

Basic information

The Czech Association for the Study of Religions (CASR) is an association of scholars specialized in the academic study of religions. The aim of the association is to promote the discipline by organizing conferences, lectures, and by publishing the journal Religio: Revue pro religionistiku. The association was founded in 1990 (more on history).

International contacts

The CASR is a member organization of the International Association for the History of Religions (IAHR) and the European Association for the Study of Religions (EASR).

The CASR co-organized two special conferences of the IAHR (Brno, 1994 and 1999) and the 8th annual conference of the EASR (Brno, 2008; more on conferences).


The CASR is governed by the General Assembly of all members. Between the assemblies, it is administered by the Executive Committee, composed of the President, two Vice-Presidents, the General Secretary, the Treasurer, members representing local organizations, and other elected members. The decisions of the Executive Committee may be examined by the Appeal Commission.


Česká společnost pro religionistiku, o.s.
Ústav religionistiky
Filozofická fakulta Masarykovy univerzity
Arna Nováka 1
602 00 Brno
Czech Republic


Czech Association for the Study of Religions

is an association whose aim is to promote the academic study of religions in the Czech Republic. The association publishes the journal Religio: Revue pro religionistiku.


26 Oct 2020

Call for articles for a special feature issue

The journal Religio: Revue pro religonistiku is seeking contributors to its special feature issue on “The Faces and Transformations of Unbelieving: The Phenomenon of ‘Non-religion‘ in the Context of Contemporary Debates” (more information).

4 Apr 2018

New issue of Religio

A new issue of Religio (2/2017) has been published (full texts). For subscriptions and orders of individual printed 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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Religio: Revue pro religionistiku

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