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Call for Papers: Materiality of Religion in Central and Eastern Europe

24.- 25. September 2021

International Workshop
University of Szeged, Department of Religious Studies

This workshop aims to unite important, new and paradigmatic papers focusing on the materiality of religion in Central and Eastern Europe, a region, where this topic was not yet researched thoroughly and in details.

The workshop is open for papers of young researchers (PhD and postdoctoral researchers) and senior academics focusing on materiality of Religion in Central and Eastern Europe (known also as Mitteleuropa or the Danube region) in any historical period.

Suggested topics of the workshop:
- The human body, as religious agent
- Religion in micro-spaces and their materiality
- Materiality of meso-spaces
- Objects and their impact in macro-spaces/churches/temples
- Materiality of archaeothanatology
- Mass production and cultural appropriation of religious materiality

Csaba Szabó, Universtiy of Szeged
Ágnes Gresz, University of Pécs

Scientific committee:
Prof. Dr. András Máté-Tóth, University of Szeged
Dr. Réka Szilárdi, University of Szeged
Prof. Dr. Eugen Ciurtin, Romanian Academy, Bukharest

Deadline for abstracts: 30. Mai 2021

pdfFlyer of the workshop