Conference on The Impact of Religion, Uppsala University, Sweden, April 2018

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Invitation and Call for papers!

The Second International Conference on:
The Impact of Religion: Challenges for Society, Law and Democracy
Uppsala University, Sweden, April 24-26th 2018

Click here to download PDF of Invitiation

Abstracts for paper presentations are invited on the following themes:

  • Religion and migration
  • Religion in the public sphere, media and politics
  • Religious diversity, non-religion, secularism
  • Religious freedom versus other human rights
  • Religion and youth, family, gender, sexuality
  • Religion and racism, discrimination, segregation
  • Religion and violence, terror and the security state
  • Faith based organisations as welfare providers, civil society, social capital
  • Existential health and well-being
  • Science and religion, relativism and absolutism
  • and other related themes….

Comparative papers are particularly welcome. Theoretical, methodological and substantive issues will be given equal consideration. Thematic sessions will be developed as submitted abstracts arrive. The conference language is English. Selected papers will be published!

  • Suggestions for special thematic sessions are welcome; please send an email to by May 31st 2017
  • Deadline for the submission of abstracts (max 200 words): October 31st 2017

The conference is hosted by The Impact of Religion Programme and Uppsala Religion and Society Research Centre at Uppsala University.

Information on abstract format and delivery, programme, registration, venue etc. will be available at:

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