Women, Religions and Gender Relations – (University of Turin) 9-11 November 2016   Interest in the subject of “Women, Religions and Gender Relations” has intensified especially from the mid-1990s in Europe – more recently in Italy – spreading beyond the borders of the sociology of religion and gender studies. Specifically, attention has been focussed on […]

Call for Authors ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WOMEN IN WORLD RELIGIONS: FAITH AND CULTURE ACROSS HISTORY Author-Scholars are needed for the two volume reference work, Encyclopedia of Women in World Religions: Faith and Culture Across History, to be published by ABC-CLIO Publishing. We seek contributors with expertise in Women, Religion, and History to write articles of 500 to 2000 […]

At the annual conference of the Italian Society for Political Science (15-17 September 2016), there will be two panels on Family and sexual mobilizations, included in the section “Participation and Social Movements”, and one panel on Religious and secular female mobilizations, included in the section  – deadline for paper submission is June 5th at this […]

Néoconservatisme religieux et genre – special issue Estudos de Religião/ Studies in Religion, edited by Florence Rochefort, Maria Eleonora Sanna. v. 30, n. 1 (2016) Estudos de Religião – janeiro-abril Sumário Apresentação, Sandra Duarte de SouzaNéoconservatisme religieux et genre, Florence Rochefort, Maria Eleonora Sanna Winning in the Parliament, losing in the Courts – Catholic biopolitics in […]

Tradition is the New Radical – Remapping Masculinities and Femininities in Theology KEY NOTE SPEAKERS: TINA BEATTIE, VICTOR SEIDLER AND LINN MARIE TONSTAD | 12–14 DECEMBER 2016 | CENTRE FOR THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES | LUND UNIVERSITY See: Tradition_is_the_New_Radical-ht2016 Over the past two decades a strong trend in theology has been the retrieval of patristic and […]

New book just published: Line Nyhagen and Beatrice Halsaa (April 2016). Religion, Gender and Citizenship: Women of Faith, Gender Equality and Feminism. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. For more information, see the description of the book and palgrave-macmillan webpage.

Call for Papers: Religion, Gender and Sexualities One-Day Conference Friday 1st July 2016, 10.00-16.30 Aston University, Birmingham, UK Guest speaker: Dr Kristin Aune, Senior Research Fellow, Coventry University: “Feminist Spirituality as Lived Religion: How UK Feminists forge Religio-spiritual Lives” To celebrate the formation of the Gender, Sexualities and the Body and the Religion, Ethnicity and […]