The International Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage (IRTP) Group in conjunction with the International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage (IJRTP) and Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale, Armeno, Milan, Italy invites abstracts for their 9th international conference to be held from 28 June – 1 July 2017 at Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale, Milan, Italy. The aim of the conference is to provide both empirical and personal insights into the changing nature of religion in society and to further the debate fo r both policy-makers and academics to consider these evolving challenges within the future development of faith tourism and pilgrimage. The main emphasis for acceptance at this event is based on participants presenting papers which apply to the main themes of the conference.
üü Terrorism and Religious Sites
üü Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage – Conflicts and Challenges
üü Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage – Experiences and Impacts
üü Scared Sites
üü Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage – Theology andTheory
üü Motivations for Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage
üü Routes and Trails – Modern and Ancient
üü Media and Technological Advancement for Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage
üü Pilgrimage in Non-Religious Traditions
üü Religious Tourism, Pilgrimage and Identity
üü Religious Tourism, Pilgrimage, Culture and Heritage
üü Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage – and Well-Being
üü Revivalism of Religious Encounters in the Modern World
Please check the conference website for further information, www.IRTP.CO.UK
Submit your abstract via: http://tinyurl.com/gpxswas
Abstract submissions: 31st January 2017
Notification of Abstract Acceptance: 28th February 2017
Conference Registration Deadline: 15th May 2017
Full Paper Submission: 20th June 2016
There is no presentation fee for those who are selected to deliver papers. Costs will be kept to a minimum and will be approximately €195.00 (including tea and coffee, lunches, Gala Dinner and Field Trip). Accommodation recommendations will be provided, with preferential rates organised in a number of hotels.
Abstract Submission Process
Formatting of Abstracts
§§ Abstracts must not exceed 1 page of A4 (including title, data, figures and references), and should be formatted in the following way. Please use 10 point Arial (Unicode) font, single- spaced and set margins to 1 inch (2.54cm) all around.
§§ Abstracts will be subjected to blind review by a minimum of two referees from a Scientific Committee.
§§ Please include a list of five keywords that describe the research at the top of the abstract to assist the reviewing process and 3 references incited in the abstract.
§§ Authors must include the following information on the abstract: (1) name(s) of author(s); (2) affiliation(s); and (3) email address.
Kevin, Razaq, Stefania, Elisa, Carlos
Dr Razaq Raj
Leeds Beckett University
Leeds Business School
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Portland Gate | Leeds | LS1 3HB
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A selection of my research outputs is published on the DIT institutional repository – ARROW – see http://tinyurl.com/ohx94u8
I also encourage you to check out the International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage at: http://arrow.dit.ie/ijrtp/
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