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Saturday, August 12, 2017

American Sociological Association (ASA) Annual Meeting

Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

August 12-15, 2017
The Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association provides the opportunity for professionals involved in the scientific study of society to share knowledge and new directions in research and practice. Nearly 600 program sessions are convened during the four-day meeting held every August to provide participation venues and networking outlets for nearly 3,000 research papers and over 4,600 presenters.  …

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Sunday, August 13, 2017

Association for the Sociology of Religion (ASR) Annual Meeting

Location: Montreal, Quebec

August 13-14, 2017  (with Opening Reception on Aug. 12th)

RELIGION AND DIVISION: CAUSES, CONSEQUENCES AND COUNTERS

Nearly daily, it seems, religion makes news across the globe.  From long-term conflicts, to terrorist acts, to racial segregation, to conflict with other social institutions, to intra-religious battles, we witness the dividing power of religion. But though perhaps reported less, religion also daily counters division.  From movements to create diverse congregations, to peace movements, to non-violence, to demonstrations of forgiveness, to massive movements for justice, we witness the uniting power of religion.…

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