May 16

Socrel 2014 – Final Conference Programme Available.

Socrel 2014: Religion and Crisis

2-4 July 2014, University of Sussex

with keynotes from: Professor Sophie Watson (Sociology, Open University), Professor Manuel Vásquez (Religion, University of Florida), Professor John Wolffe (Religious History, Open University)

Sessions including ‘

  • Gender Diversity in Religious Studies’,
  • ‘Religion and Ecology’, ‘
  • Secularism and Post-Secularism’,
  • War, Peace and Memory’

The final conference programme is now available (Click here). Registration is from noon on Weds 2 July with the first session starting at 2pm and we finish by 4pm on Fri 4 July.


Further Practical Information

There is standard accommodation at £40 per night available alongside en suite rooms at £50 per night. Please note: campus accommodation is limited and available on a first come-first served basis. Brighton is a very popular summer seaside resort and other hotels and B&Bs will fill quickly, so do be sure to book your room in good time.

The nearest train station for the conference is Falmer. This is just 9 minutes on the train from Brighton main station and right next to the Sussex campus. For more details of UK travel to Sussex Uni please visit: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/aboutus/findus/uktravel and http://www.sussex.ac.uk/aboutus/findus/overseastravel for more information about arrival from overseas.

Following the early bird deadline, all registrations will incur an additional £50 charge.

Please email any enquiries to: events@britsoc.org.uk.


Postgraduates and Early Career Scholars

The Aspiring Academics event preceding the main conference starts with registration at 1.30pm on Tuesday 1 July and includes a substantive workshop with Professor Grace Davie (CLICK HERE to view the full schedule). If you wish to attend, you must make sure when booking that this event is added as part of your conference registration.


We look forward to welcoming you!