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The Second ISA Forum of Sociology

Social Justice and Democratization
Buenos Aires, Argentina
August 1-4, 2012

RC 22 -Research Committee for the Sociology of Religion

Call for Papers

Programme coordinator: Eloísa Martín, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,

I am pleased to let you know that Research Committee for the Sociology of Religion will have 10 regular sessions and a joint session during The Second ISA Forum of Sociology that will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from August 1 to 4, 2012.




Regimes of Religious regulation I: Government and social regulation of religion

David Lehmann

Cambridge University, UK

Regimes of Religious regulation II: Multiculturalism and the management of religion

Alejandro Frigerio

FLACSO Argentina/CONICET, Argentina

Religious Pluralism and Struggle for Justice in Secular Democracies


Babasaheb Ambedkar National Institute of Social Sciences. Mhow BANISS, India

Beliefs in the city. Religious transformations in urban areas

Hugo José Suárez

UNAM, Mexico

Religion and the Rights of Social Minorities

Tânia Mara C. de Almeida

University of Brasília/Brazil

Religion, Rights, Mobility, Migration

Verónica Giménez Béliveau

UBA/ CONICET, Argentina

Alternatives religiosities and beliefs in contemporary world

Felipe Gaytan Alcala

La Salle University-Mexico

Justice, democracy, and religion since the fall of the soviet union

Jualynne Dodson

Michigan State University, USA

Ethnicity, beliefs and religiosities

Daniel Gutiérrez Martínez

El Colegio Mexiquense, Mexico

Asian religions in the era of globalization

Ronan Alves Pereira

University of Brasilia/Brazil

Qualitative methods in the sociology of religion

Joint session with RC33 Logic and Methodology in Sociology

Eloísa Martin

Bernt Schnettler

Regine Herbrik,


Universität Bayreuth, Germany

Technische Universität Berlin

You can find more information about each session at:

On-line abstract submission will be open from August 25 to December 15, 2011.

Please submit an abstract online to the centralized conference website created by Congrex. Please note that only abstracts submitted online can be incorporated in the sessions.

All Forum participants (presenters, chairs, discussants, etc.) need to pay the early registration fee by April 10, 2012, in order to be included in the programme. If not registered, their names will not appear in the Programme or Abstracts Book.

On-line registration will open August 25, 2011

Further Information

On the Conference:

On Grants for this conference: //

On RC 22: &