Summer School on Religion, Culture and Society

Call for applications 2012 UCSIA summer school on “Religion, Culture and Society” Sunday 26 August – Sunday 2 September (dates of arrival and departure) Antwerp, Belgium

It is evident that religion, culture and society are strongly interwoven and are crucial for understanding the contemporary world. With globalization touching all aspects of our lives, religion(s) and culture(s) have to understand their position in this complex globalizing process. It is the aim of the interdisciplinary UCSIA summer school to better understand the dynamic interplay between the macro- and micro-social developments concerning religion that take place in much of the contemporary world.
This year the programme will focus on the topic of Secularism(s) and Religion in Society.

Guest lecturers
Rajeev Bhargava (Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi), Peggy Levitt
(Wellesley College), Robert W. Hefner (Boston University) and John Hutchinson
(London School of Economics).

Practical details:

Participation and stay for young scholars and researchers are free of charge.
Participants should pay for their own travel expenses to Antwerp.
You can submit your application via the electronic
submission<> on the our
Deadline for application is Sunday 15 April 2012.

For further information regarding the programme and application procedure, please
have a look at our website.


Sara Mels
Project coordinator

Prinsstraat 14
B-2000 Antwerp
Tel. +32 (0)3 265 45 99
Fax +32 (0)3 707 09 31