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Impact of Religion – international conference Uppsala SE 2013

An interdisciplinary conference at Uppsala University

Uppsala, Sweden, 20-22 May 2013

Submissions are invited on the following themes, which – broadly speaking – mirror the Impact programme. Further sub-themes will be developed as the submitted papers arrive; these will be displayed on the conference website. Papers on comparative research are particularly welcome. Theoretical, methodological and substantive issues will be given equal weight.

A variety of formats are envisaged: plenary sessions, paper sessions, roundtables, academic exchanges and policy debates. Please indicate your preference when you submit your abstract. Pre-organised sessions are welcome.

• Religious and social change – including the role of the media in these shifts

• Integration, democracy and political culture

• Families, law and society

• Well-being and health

• Welfare models – their organization and values

• Science and religion

Deadline for the submission of abstracts (max 200 words): 30th November 2012

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

Up to date information on the programme, registration, abstract format, venue etc. will be made available at:, where you also find more details about the Impact of Religion programme itself.