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2017 Awards winners

ISSR Best Book Award

Véronique Altglas. 2014. From Yoga to Kabbalah: religious exoticism and the logics of bricolage. Oxford University Press.

ISSR Best Article Award

Piraino, Francesco, 2016. Between real and virtual communities: Sufism in Western societies and the Naqshbandi Haqqani case, Social Compass 63(1): 93-108.

ISSR Best Student Paper Award

Josselin Tricou, 2016. La « cathosphère », montée en puissance de nouvelles autorités religieuses? TIC & Société 9(1-2)

ISSR Best Book Award

The award is granted to the book in the sociology of religion published in the 2-year period between ISSR conferences. The recipient(s) of the award is/are congratulated at the ISSR conference and is/are exempt of paying the conference fee. The first such award is granted at the 34th ISSR conference in Lausanne, Switzerland, July 2017.

ISSR Best Article Award

This award is granted to a journal article in the sociology of religion, published in the 2-year period between ISSR conferences. The recipient(s) of the award is/are congratulated at the ISSR Conference. The first such award was granted at the 33rd ISSR conference in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, July 2015.

ISSR Student Paper Award

The award is granted to the first published paper of graduate/doctoral students or early post-docs, published in the 2-year period between ISSR conferences. Recipient(s) of the award is/ are congratulated at the ISSR Conference and his/her/their travel and accommodation costs for participating at the ISSR conference are reimbursed. The first such award was granted at the 33rd ISSR conference in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, July 2015.

ISSR International Workshop Funding

In light of its mission to foster international exchange in the sociology of religion the ISSR funds the international workshop on innovative research topics every second year. The first call was published in 2014 for the workshop held in 2015.

Past winners

ISSR Best Book Award

The award is granted to the book in the sociology of religion published in the 2-year period between ISSR conferences. The recipient(s) of the award is/are congratulated at the ISSR conference and is/are exempt of paying the conference fee. The first such award is granted at the 34th ISSR conference in Lausanne, Switzerland, July 2017.

ISSR International Workshop Funding

2015: "Is Secularism Bad for Women? Women and religious change in contemporary Europe", organized by Kristin Aune (UK), Mia Lövheim (Sweden), Terhi Utriainen (Finland), Alberta Giorgi (Portugal), and Teresa Toldy (Portugal).

ISSR Best Article Award

2015: David Voas, Siobhan McAndrew, and Ingrid Storm (2013) "Modernisation and the Gender Gap in Religiosity: Evidence from Cross-national European Surveys". Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, 65(S1):259-283.

ISSR Student Paper Award

2015: Jean-François Bauduin (2014) "Le réseau raélien du monde physique à celui d'Internet : prosélytisme et encadrement des pratiques communautaires". Revue Electronique Réguler le Religieux, Janvier:1-25.

 

Société Internationale de Sociologie des Religions

International Society for the Sociology of Religion