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CSSR Fall 2020 Zoom Webinar Series

CSSR webinar series fall 2020

The Canadian Society for the Study of Religion will be hosting three Zoom webinars this Fall 2020, open and free of charge to all 2020 and 2021 CSSR members. See below and the attached poster for more details.

"Stories of Hope: A Celebration of Canada" online event on June 29, 2020

Stories of Hope: A Celebration of Canada

Join us for a unique online event on June 29, 2020
at 11:00 AM (EDT) >> Register now!

How do you feel about Canada?

How can we overcome issues like the COVID-19 pandemic, systemic racism, and other challenges?


Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Corporation for the Study of Religion

Dear colleagues,
chères et chers collègues,

Please find below (and enclosed) convocation and agenda for CCSR AGM.
I would appreciate if society representatives could forward the convocation and agenda to their members.

Veuillez trouver ci-dessous et en pièces jointes la convocation et l'ordre du jour de l'Assemblée générale annuelle de la CCSR.
J'apprécierais si les représentant.e.s des sociétés pouvaient transmettre la convocation à l'ensemble de leur membres.

Au plaisir de vous revoir sous peu,


"Guns, Gangs and Violence: a Faithful Response" - Canadian Multifaith Federation discussion on January 15, 2020

Dear Community Partners and Colleagues,

Currently, Toronto and the GTA is experiencing unprecedented gun and gang violence. The
Canadian Multifaith Federation (CMF) is organizing a forum, “Guns, Gangs and Violence
– a Faithful Response”, to bring together faith group leaders, government officials and
politicians, to explore the role that faith groups can play along with service providers in
addressing this critical public safety issue.


"Politics of Religious Knowledge and Ignorance" - Society for the Anthropology of Religion (SAR) Biennial Conference, Toronto, May 21-23, 2019

Society for the Anthropology of Religion (SAR) Biennial Conference, Toronto, May 21-23, 2019
Politics of Religious Knowledge and Ignorance

SAR meets every other year for a vibrant and diverse conference of research and ideas in the anthropology of religion. The next meeting of SAR will be in Toronto, Ontario from May 21 to May 23, 2019. The theme of the meeting will be “Politics of Religious Knowledge and Ignorance” (see abstract below).

Meeting Information:

When: May 21 to May 23, 2019

Where: Victoria College, University of Toronto


Face à l'islamophobie: lutte et résistance - Université du Québec à Montréal


2018 Gandhi Peace Festival on September 29th at Hamilton City Hall, Hamilton, Ontario

Dear Friends,

The 26th Annual Gandhi Peace Festival is under preparation.

A poster is attached. Please share it with friends and attend if you can.

Best Wishes,
Rama Shankar Singh
McMaster University
Hamilton, Canada



Free multi-faith seminar at OCAD University - Parliament of World Religions 2018 pre-event

Join us on September 8, 2018 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM for “Opening your Doors” an official Pathways to Parliament of World Religions 2018 Pre-Parliament Event at OCAD University.

A FREE multi-faith seminar for people with disabilities and family members, clergy, and self-advocates who are dedicated to creating inclusive faith communities.


Call for Participants at Congress 2018 - Study on Threshold Concepts in the Academic Study of Religion

We are faculty members at the School of Religion at Queen’s University undertaking a study on Threshold Concepts in the Academic Study of Religion. Threshold Concepts are also known as “troublesome” or “irreversible” ideas. They come into play in learning critical to the formation of scholarly identity within any given discipline. Although much work has been done on Threshold Concepts in many disciplines, this is not the case for Religious Studies.


Online Forum Showcasing "Re-Storying Canada: Religion and Public Memory" Conference

My name is Jeremy Cohen and I am contacting you on behalf of the organizing committee for the Re-Storying Canada conference, professors Emma Anderson (University of Ottawa), Hillary Kaell (Concordia) and Pamela Klassen (Toronto). Re-Storying Canada: Religion and Public Memory in 2017 was a three-day interdisciplinary conference and art event held at the University of Ottawa in May 2017. Funded by SSHRC and the Ministry of Heritage, it brought together artists, curators, novelists, and scholars from across the country.



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