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  • Call for Manuscripts

    Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion Volume 15 (Forthcoming 2024) Change and Its Discontents: Religious Organizations and Religious Life in Central and Eastern Europe Edited by Olga Breskaya, University…

  • RC22 Call for Session Proposals and Organizers for the 2023 ISA World Congress

    Melbourne, Australia June 25th – July 1st This is an open call to propose sessions for the Research Committee 22 on the Sociology of Religion Program at the International Sociological Association…

  • Exploring Belief: Religion and the Media 2022

    Mon 16 May 2022 – 11:00am Presented by Roger Bolton and Hannah Scott Joynt 300 minutes The fourth Religion in the Media festival is packed full of stand-out keynote speakers,…

  • Muslims and Humour: Essays on Comedy, Joking, and Mirth in Contemporary Islamic Contexts

    Edited by Bernard Schweizer and Lina Molokotos-Liederman with Yasmin Amin (Bristol University Press, 2022, 280pp) This thought-provoking collection offers a multi-disciplinary approach to the connections between Islam, Muslims and humour. Beginning with theoretical perspectives on the subject and scriptural guidance…

  • PETER B. CLARKE Memorial Essay Prize 2022: Call for Essay Submissions 

    The BSA (British Sociological Association) Sociology of Religion Study Group (Socrel) invites essay submissions from postgraduates or early career researchers on any aspect of contemporary religion addressed from a sociological…