Religion: Memory and Innovation

Religion: Memory and Innovation

The summer school and conference

12–15 June, 2023

The aim of the summer school and conference is to bring together doctoral candidates and researchers from various academic fields that engage with the study of religion, such as theology, study of religions, history, philosophy, the arts, social and political sciences and other.

Keynote speakers:

– Prof. Ruth Behar, University of Michigan, USA.

– Prof. Elias Bongmba, Rice University, USA.

– Prof. Siv Ellen Kraft, The Arctic University of Norway.

The summer school is arranged as a joint venture between three different research bodies in Åbo/Turku:

– Centre for the Study of Christian Cultures (CSCC) at the University of Turku

– Polin Institute for Theological Research at Åbo Akademi University

– Donner Institute for Research in Religion and Culture (DI).

  • Abstract deadline 15 January, 2023
  • Letters of acceptance will be posted no later than 31 January, 2023
  • Submission of 500-word synopsis by doctoral candidates no later than 7 May, 2023.