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Visualising Cultures: Media, Technology and Religion

20 April, 2019 13:20
Visualising Cultures: Media, Technology and Religion

The British Association for the Study of Religions (BASR) Conference

Call for Panels and Papers

Date: September 2-4, 2019

Venue: Leeds Trinity University, Horsforth, Leeds, LS18 5HD, UK

Panel Proposal Deadline: May 15, 2019

Paper Proposal Deadline: June 1, 2019

The British Association for the Study of Religions (BASR) is receptive to including the participation of scholars in other disciplines and fields of study. This year, the conference will be held in collaboration with documentary film makers from Leeds Trinity University’s Media, Film and Culture team and IRIS (International Research Center for Interactive storytelling) and will include the screening of several documentary projects. As such, we welcome papers and panels on the theme of screen media, film and religion as well as on the academic study of religion/s more generally.

This can include religion in all types of media, including, but not limited to:

• Film
• Documentary
• Gaming – virtual worlds
• Digital technology
• Production of screen media projects on religion

In addition, we welcome any research approach applicable to the study of religion/s, including but not limited to:

• Visual ethnography
• Filmmaking
• Collaborative practice
• Photo-elicitation
• Other innovative research methods

Selected papers will be published in the peer-reviewed open-access Journal of the British Association for the Study of Religions (JBASR).

Keynote

  • Dr James Kapalo, University College, Cork, who is the Principal Investigator of the European Research Council Project Creative Agency and Religious Minorities: “Hidden Galleries in the Secret Police Archives in Central and Eastern Europe”

Panel proposal (title, 200-word abstract, participants’ titles, abstracts) deadline: 15 May 2019

Paper proposal (presenter/s, title, 200-word abstract) deadline: 1 June 2019

Send to: basrcon@gmail.com

More information on: The British Association for the Study of Religions’ Website

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