"The Study of Apocalyptic and Millenarian Movements: Critical and Interdisciplinary Approaches" - Centre for the Critical Study of Apocalyptic and Millenarian Movements (CenSAMM)

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Centre for the Critical Study of Apocalyptic and Millenarian Movements (CenSAMM) is pleased to announce its first annual conference, to be held at the University of Bedfordshire (Bedford Campus) 27-28 June 2019.

The theme of the conference is The Study of Apocalyptic and Millenarian Movements: Critical and Interdisciplinary Approaches.

The aim of the conference is to facilitate critical and interdisciplinary discussion of apocalypticism, millenarianism and associated movements across time, place, and culture, and will cover academic fields such as anthropology, archaeology, biblical studies, critical theory, cultural studies, history, literary studies, political studies, psychology, religious studies, sociology, etc. The interdisciplinary scope is broadly understood to include methodologies, comparative approaches, and showcasing of research more specific to individual fields of expertise.

Speakers include:

John J. Collins (Yale Divinity School)

Vanessa Harding (Birkbeck College, University of London)

Bill McGuire (University College London)

Sarah Rollens (Rhodes College)

Beth Singler (University of Cambridge)

Fatima Tofighi (EUME, Berlin/University of Religions, Qom)

Paul-Francois Tremlett (Open University)

We invite individual paper proposals from scholars at all stages of their career, including postgraduates, and we welcome suggestions for group panels. Please submit proposals to conference@censamm.org. Submissions for papers should include a 300-word abstract and short CV.

Deadline for proposals: 31 March 2019.

Conference Registration is now open: www.ticketsource.co.uk/censamm

Website: https://censamm.org/conferences/apocalyptic-and-millenarian-movements-cr...

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