Eighth International Conference on Religion & Spirituality in Society
University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, USA
17–18 April 2018

2018 Call for Papers

We invite proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, or colloquia addressing one of the following themes:

  • Theme 1: Religious Foundations
  • Theme 2: Religious Community and Socialization
  • Theme 3: Religious Commonalities and Differences
  • Theme 4: The Politics of Religion​
  • 2018 Special Focus: Religion, Spirituality, and Sociopolitical Engagement

Become a Presenter

1 Submit a Proposal

If you would like to present, start by submitting a proposal. You will need the following: presentation type, short/long descriptions, keywords, focus, themes, and biographical information.

View our Step-by-Step Guide to submitting a presentation proposal.

2 Get Accepted

After we receive your presentation proposal, it moves to the evaluation step. We welcome the submission of proposals at any time of the year. All proposals will be reviewed between two to four weeks of submission.

See proposal deadlines below.

3 Register

Once your proposal is accepted, you must register before our Program Development team can schedule your presentation.

View our Step-by-Step Guide to the registration process.

Important Dates

We welcome the submission of proposals at any time of the year. All proposals will be reviewed within two to four weeks of submission. The dates below serve as a guideline for proposal submission based on our corresponding registration deadlines.

Proposal & Registration Dates

Proposal Deadlines

Advance Proposal Deadline 17 June 2017
Early Proposal Deadline 17 September 2017
Regular Proposal Deadline 17 January 2018
Late Proposal Deadline 17 March 2018

Registration Deadlines

Advance Registration Deadline 17 July 2017
Early Registration Deadline 17 October 2017
Regular Registration Deadline 17 March 2018
Late Registration Deadline 17 April 2018

Submit Your Proposal

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