Welcome to the website of The Canadian Society for the Study of Religion (CSSR)

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Bienvenue sur le site web de la Société Canadienne pour l’Étude de la Religion (SCÉR)!

Membres et Amis de la SCÉR, veuillez s’il vous plaît vous connecter pour voir le menu complet de notre site web.


UPDATE: The Canadian Society for the Study of Religion will hold our Annual Meeting from June 15–17 at UQAM.

About CSSR

We are a Canadian academic society oriented to the scholarly study of religion.


  • Foster an interdisciplinary environment
  • Encourage research in the development of the study of religion, with particular reference to Canada
  • Promote a critical examination of the goals, methods, and styles of teaching demanded by the discipline

Become a Member

Five great reasons to join or renew your 2024 Canadian Society for the Study of Religion (CSSR) membership today!

  1. Participate in and support our annual conference and webinars!
  2. Help provide Canadian students, emerging scholars and high-quality research with funding and prizes!
  3. Getaccess to great resources, including Studies in Religion, the CSSR newsletter, research prizes, student travel funding, a larger network of research peers, and more!
  4. Help give our diverse community of researchers of religion a voice! The CSS advocates on your behalf with organizations such as the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences.
  5. Great membership student ($30-$50), associate member ($55-$60) and regular member ($100) rates!.



We will be meeting together in Montreal for Congress 2024 from June 15th-17th. Please note that these are adjusted dates from what was announced at Congress 2023. Stay tuned for the Call for Papers and more details in the coming weeks.


Interested in partnering with us and being a part of our success? Donate to the Society, the Sir Robert Falconer Endowment Fund, and/or the CSBS Student Travel Fund. Tax receipts available.