Fifth International Conference on Religion and Spirituality in Society

  • 2015 Special Focus: Social Movements and Faith
  • 16–17 April 2015
  • University of California at Berkeley, USA

At a Glance...

2

Days of paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters, and colloquia.

305+

Delegates from all over the world who attended the Fifth International Conference on Religion and Spirituality in Society.

39

Countries represented.

Plenary Speakers

The Fifth International Conference on Religion and Spirituality in Society featured plenary sessions by some of the world’s leading thinkers and innovators in the field.

Steven Pfaff

Steven Pfaff

Professor of Sociology, University of Washington, USA

"Religious Virtuosity, Spiritual Privilege and the Birth of the Modern Social Movement"

Rhys H. Williams

Rhys H. Williams

Professor and Chair of Sociology, Loyola University, Chicago, USA

"Religious Activism and the Making of 'American Exceptionalism'"

Graduate Scholar Awardees

For each conference, a small number of Graduate Scholar Awards are given to outstanding graduate students who have an active academic interest in the conference area. The Award with its accompanying responsibilities provides a strong professional development opportunity for graduate students at this stage in their academic careers. The 2015 Graduate Scholar Awardees are listed below.

Jon Burrow-Branine

Jon Burrow-Branine

Charis Cheung

Charis Cheung

Haley Feuerbacher

Haley Feuerbacher

Tuhina Ganguly

Tuhina Ganguly

Kyung S. Hong

Kyung S. Hong

Asima Iqbal

Asima Iqbal

Rachel Lim

Rachel Lim

Jeremy Jacob Peretz

Jeremy Jacob Peretz