Lois

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Name: Lois Lee
Date registered: February 19, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Annual Conference 2011 — April 11, 2011
  2. Study Day 2011 — February 5, 2011
  3. Annual Conference 2010 — April 6, 2010
  4. Book: Contemporary Christianity and LGBT Sexualities — September 1, 2009
  5. Book: Exploring Religion and the Sacred in a Media Age — April 1, 2009

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Apr 11

Annual Conference 2011

Woodbrooke Conference Centre

Religion and Social Theory: Developing a New Agenda for the Sociology of Religion Woodbrooke Conference Centre, Birmingham April 11-13, 2011 Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Prof. Bryan Turner (City University of New York) Prof. Steve Bruce (University of Aberdeen) Prof Grace Davie (University of Exeter) An engagement with sociological theory holds great promise for the study of …

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Feb 05

Study Day 2011

Religion, conflict and violence in historical and contemporary perspective Saturday 5th February, 10.30am-4.30pm Whitworth Council Chamber, University of Manchester   In conjunction with Constantine’s Dream: Belonging, Deviance, and the Problem of Violence in Early Christianity, a research project on historical aspects of religious violence funded by the RCUK Global Uncertainties: Ideas and Beliefs Fellowship programme. …

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Apr 06

Annual Conference 2010

Edinburgh Uni crest

The Changing Face of Christianity in the 21st Century University of Edinburgh April 6-8   CALL FOR PAPERS Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Prof. Jacob Olupona (Harvard) Prof. Kim Knott (Leeds) Prof. Pål Repstad (Agder, Norway) Christianity in the 21st century is characterised by rapid change, by both steep decline in membership in some areas, but resurgence …

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Sep 01

Book: Contemporary Christianity and LGBT Sexualities

Contemporary Christianity and LGBT Sexualities

Edited by Stephen Hunt (Ashgate, 2009). This book explores these themes from a sociological perspective, addressing not only gay and lesbian sexualities, but also bi- and transgendered sexualities.

Apr 01

Book: Exploring Religion and the Sacred in a Media Age

Exploring Religion and the Sacred in Media

Edited by Christopher Deacy and Elisabeth Arweck (Ashgate, 2009). The authors examine topics such as media rituals, marketing strategies, empirical investigations of audience testimony, and the influence of religion on music, reality television and the internet.

Mar 30

Annual Conference 2009

Durham

Religion and Knowledge St Chad’s College, Durham 30th March – 1st April 2009   The theme this year will be ‘Religion and Knowledge’ and we look forward to some stimulating sessions on a variety of themes, some of perennial importance, others emerging from recent debates, taking place within our disciplines or in the wider public …

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Nov 08

Study Day 2008

Belief and Identity in Late Modernity: Transcending Disciplinary Boundaries University of Sussex Saturday 8 November 2008 10-4 pm   A Study Day organised by ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr Abby Day, and Prof. Simon Coleman, Department of Anthropology, University of Sussex,in conjunction with the BSA Sociology of Religion Study Group. On November 8 2008, 30 scholars …

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Jun 01

Book: Women and Religion in the West: Challenging Secularization

Women and Religion in the West

Edited by Kristin Aune, Sonya Sharma and Giselle Vincett (Ashgate, 2008). In the West, women are abandoning traditional religion. Yet they continue to make up the majority of religious adherents. Accounting for this seeming paradox is the focus of this volume.

Jun 01

Book: Religion and the Individual: Belief, Practice, Identity

Religion and the Individual

Edited by Abby Day (Ashgate, 2008). The individual’s place within studies of religion has tended to be overlooked recently in favour of macro analyses. Religion and the Individual draws together authors from around the world to explore belief, practice and identity.

Apr 08

Annual Conference 2008

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Religion and Youth 8-10 April, 2008 Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre, Selly Oak, Birmingham, UK   CALL FOR PAPERS If we are to understand religion in contemporary society, and glimpse its future, we need to turn our attention to young people. Young people are the generation at the forefront of cultural and social change. It is …

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