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Call for issr workshop proposals


In light of its mission to foster international exchange in the sociology of religion, the ISSR invites proposals for international workshops on innovative research topics in the field to be held in 2017 or 2018. ISSR will provide co-funding to a maximum of EUR15,000.


Proposals may be submitted by a group of a minimum of three ISSR members in good standing, who come from at least three different countries;

Proposals should include confirmed and significant co-funding from at least one other source (e.g. universities, research institutes).

Application Submissions:

Proposals shall consist of

  1. a concise explanation of the scientific purpose and potential publication plans (three pages maximum);
  2. a list of potential participants to be invited and/or to be addressed through an open Call for Papers;
  3. a detailed budget plan and timeline of organization;
  4. confirmation letter(s) from co-funding source(s).


Winners of the grant have to send a written and financial report on the workshop not later than 6 months after the workshop has taken place.


Proposals should be sent in electronic format to the Chair of the ISSR Workshop Committee, Yoshihide Sakurai () by the 15 September 2016.


Société Internationale de Sociologie des Religions

International Society for the Sociology of Religion