Category Archive: Past Events

Jul 15

Religion and the Media: A postgraduate and early careers training day

Following a recent sociological interest in religion and the media, coupled with the need for academic public engagement, this year’s training workshop theme is: ‘Religion and the Media’. Professor Reina Lewis & Michael Wakelin BSA Meeting Room, Imperial Wharf, London Wednesday 2nd November 2016, 10am – 5pm In our morning session, you will have a …

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Jul 04

SocRel Chair’s Response Day 2016: Connecting for Change: emerging research and policy on religion and belief in the public sphere

Friday 21st October, 10 a.m. -4 p.m. BSA Meeting Room, Imperial Wharf, London Keynote speaker: Professor Tariq Modood (University of Bristol) Please book here. Programme 10.00               Welcome 10.05               Keynote – Prof Tariq Modood 10.50               Coffee 11.00               Dr Erica Howard: Offending religious feelings? Political rhetoric, freedom of expression and religious hate speech 11.40               Sandra …

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Jun 30

Socrel Seed Corn Funding Competition Call for Applications

As part of its ongoing effort to invest in its membership, Socrel invites applications for seed corn funding to support the development of significant and innovative work in the sociology of religion. This competition is open to Socrel members at any stage of their careers who are also members of the British Sociological Association (BSA) …

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Oct 19

Socrel Annual Conference – Construction and disruption: The power of religion in the public sphere

Sociology of Religion Study Group (SocRel) Annual Conference Tuesday 12th – Thursday 14th July 2016 Lancaster University FINAL CONFERENCE PROGRAMME AVAILABLE HERE. Keynote speakers Professor Lori Beaman (University of Ottowa) Professor Gordon Lynch (Kent University) Professor Robert Beckford (Canterbury Christ Church University) Dr Abby Day (Goldsmiths and Kent University) Dr Shuruq Naguib (Lancaster University) The …

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Sep 24

SocRel Response Day 2015: The Future of Learning about Religion and Belief

Thursday 5th November 2015, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. BSA Meeting Room, Imperial Wharf, London Lunch is provided The 2015 SocRel Response Study Day will explore the future of learning about religion and belief. The symposium is organised by SocRel, the BSA Sociology of Religion Study Group. For registration please click HERE. Speakers include: Professor …

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Sep 14

Socrel Study Day: Religion and the Media

The theme of this year’s workshop is ‘Religion and the Media’. The day will explore recent research about religion and media, as well as how to acquire practical skills for media engagement, in a workshop, run by Abby Day and Michael Wakelin, supported by the Religion Media Centre (RMC) Research Unit at Goldsmiths, University of …

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Aug 28

BSA Annual Conference 2016 – Global Societies: Fragmenting and Connecting

Aston University, April 6-8 2016 This year’s BSA Annual Conference explores the changes and transformations that have taken place across the globe, from the financial crisis to political upheavals. This conference is an opportunity for sociologists to question how we best understand such developments and what opportunities sociology has to contribute to policy making and …

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Apr 28

Socrel 2015 Conference

Sociology of Religion Study Group (Socrel) Annual Conference Tuesday 7 – Thursday 9 July 2015 hosted by Kingston University London High Leigh Conference Centre, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, UK 11th May – Early bird registration closes  15th June – Registration closes The final conference programme is available HERE. Travel and venue information can also be accessed HERE. …

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Apr 22

Socrel Funding Competition Announcement.

Following a successful initial round last year (as featured in the BSA’s magazine Network ), the Socrel Committee is pleased to announce the second round of the funding competition for active and promising Socrel members at any stage in their career to undertake training or participate at an event that will further their academic career. …

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Jan 15

BSA Annual Conference – Registration Now Open.

BRITISH SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2015 SOCIETIES IN TRANSITION: PROGRESSION OR REGRESSION? Glasgow Caledonian University, April 15-17 2015 This year’s BSA Annual Conference will include a Sociology of Religion stream, comprised of four paper sessions, a roundtable event and a poster session. Professor Steve Bruce will be our stream plenary speaker. We hope to see …

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