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CFP: Alternative Expressions of the Numinous. Brisbane, Aust. Aug '07

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On the off-chance anyone is interested...

I attended this conference last year and was mightily impressed and so I'll be going again this year. 
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2nd Annual Alternative Expressions of the Numinous

Call for Papers

The Queensland Society for the Study of Religion (QSSR)in conjunction with
the School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics,University of Queensland

presents

Alternative Expressions of the Numinous


Date: Friday 17 - Sunday 19 August 2007
Venue: School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics,
University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus,
Brisbane,Australia

Conference Chairs:

Helen Farley
Julie Washington, and
Hakan Sandgren


Call for Papers:

Abstracts (250 words) are invited for, but not limited to,
the following strands:

Esotericism
Mysticism
Alternative expressions of major religions
Religions of re-enchantment
Popular culture religions
Indigenous religions
Paganism and Neo-Paganism
New Religious Movements
Personalised religion
Alternative methodologies

The conference committee is open to proposals for workshops
and panels.

Deadlines

Abstracts: Friday 1 June

Workshop/Panel proposals: Friday 18 May


For more information contact:

Helen Farley

Conference Co-Chair

School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics

St Lucia Q 4072

Australia



Ph: + 617 3878 8723 (Outside Australia)

07 3878 8723

Fax: +617 3365 1968 (Outside Australia)

07 3365 1978

Email:

h.farley@uq.edu.au
j.washington@uq.edu.au



The Queensland Society for the Study of Religion (QSSR) is
an incorporated not-for-profit association dedicated to
fostering the interdisciplinary academic study of religion.
It publishes a twice-yearly, peer-reviewed journal,
Khthónios. A special issue of Khthónios will be
published containing selected conference proceedings.
Participants will also be invited to submit their papers to
the Journal of Alternative Spiritualities and New Age
Studies.



The School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics
(HPRC) at the University of Queensland, houses the largest
Studies in Religion department in Australia. The University
of Queensland is one of Australia's prestigious Go8
universities and is also a member of Universitas 21. For
more information about the University of Queensland, go to:
http://www.uq.edu.au. For more information about the School of
History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics go to:
http://www.uq.edu.au/hprc/ The University is readily accessible
from the city by bus or Citycat.



Brisbane is Australia's third largest city. With an idyllic
sub-tropical climate, it boasts beautiful, lush parks and
gardens located on the Brisbane River. The city is just over
an hour's drive from either the Gold Coast or the Sunshine
Coast. The mountainous hinterlands provide spectacular
scenery and tropical rainforests. For more information about
holidaying in South East Queensland, visit
http://www.queenslandholidays.com.au. For more information about
Brisbane, visit: http://www.ourbrisbane.com. Brisbane is serviced
by the Brisbane International Airport with trains, buses and
taxies to take you into the City.
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