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CFP: “Changes in Contemporary Judaism”

Call for papers for a session or sessions at the Biennial Conference of the International Society for the Sociology of Religion (SISR/ISSR)
Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, July 2-5, 2015

Special deadline extension until January 15th, 2015.

WG6: Changes in Contemporary Judaism:Judaism and Jews in Contemporary Societies

This working group has been created since 2011 and focuses on changes in contemporary Judaism and Jewish society. It is a reflection from within the community itself, our thoughts about change extends to the following questions:

  • Where do Jews live today?
  • What can we say about their recent migrations?
  • What about Israel?
  • What about women in judaism?  What are their real and their symbolic places in contemporary societies?
  • Questions on the permanence and rise of antisemitism in Europe? in Muslim countries?

This working group will allow for a reflection intersecting concepts from Sociology, Anthropology, History, Psycho-Sociology, etc.

Send paper proposals by January 15th to

Joëlle Allouche-Benayoun
   page perso:
CNRS, Groupe Sociétés,Religions,Laïcités
Site Pouchet, 59-61 rue Pouchet,75017 Paris