Conferences / Workshops


October 23-25,  2023 | IGS Autumn Conference 2023 in Graz
Space, Power, and Ritual – Interrelations and Interdependencies
Abstract | Impressions

March 01-03, 2023 | Spring Conference
After Resonance
Organisation: Andreas Pettenkofer, Thomas Sojer

March 22-24, 2023 | Workshop
Community, Ritual and the Power of Memory: Past, Present and Future
Organisation: Sará Heidl, Marios Kamenou, Veronika Kolomaznik, Elena Malagoli, Matthias Scholler, Clemens Wurzinger

Events of past years


February 17, 2022 | Workshop
Multidirectional Memory in Germany
Poster / Programme  Calendar entry
Organisation: Nancy Alhachem

February 21-25, 2022 | IGS Spring Conference
Rituals and Resonances of Interdisciplinary Research
Organisation: Rafael Barroso Romero, Elena Malagoli, Felipe Perissato, Jörg Rüpke, Ramón Soneira Martínez, Markus Vinzent

June 13-16, 2022 | Workshop
Vivir Bién
Call (PDF, EN)
Call (PDF, ESP)
Organisation: Manuel Moser

July 6-8, 2022 | Retreat
Doing Interdisciplinarity
group photo
Organisers: Jörg Rüpke, Elisabeth Begemann, Enno Friedrich

October 11-13, 2022 | IGS Autumn Conference (in Graz)
Ritual und Resonance
Programme (will follow)
Organisation: Irmtraud Fischer, Enno Friedrich, Christoph Heil, Laerke Recht, Wolfgang Spickermann, Franz Winter


February 23-26, 2021 | IGS Spring Conference
Measuring the World against the Body: Materialities and Meanings of Magnification and Miniaturisation in Religious Communication in Antiquity and Modernity
Organisation: Elisabeth Begemann, Diana Pavel, Georgia Petridou, Rubina Raja, Anna-Katharina Rieger, Jörg Rüpke
In cooperation with the Aarhus University, UrbNet at Aarhus University, the University of Liverpool

September 15-17, 2021 | Workshop
Rewiring the House of God: Religious Self-World Relations in the Digital Environment
Call for PapersPreliminary Workshop Programme
Organisation: Gabriel Malli, Fouad G. Marei
In cooperation with the University of Birmingham

October 27-29, 2021 | IGS Autumn Conference
Text, music, and image-object as counterparts in resonant relationships


October 28-29, 2020 | International Workshop
Eschatology and Revolution: Building on Giorgio Agamben
Bildungshaus St. Ursula, Erfurt
postponed | contact the organizers

September 08-09, 2020 | Fall Conference of the IGS
Rituals and World-Relations – Types, Qualities and Relations
cancelled | Contact: Dr. Anna-Katharina Rieger

February 26-28, 2020 | Spring Conference of the IGS
Resonance and Power
Augustinerkloster Erfurt
download the programme | report


September 3-6, 2019
Jahrestagung der Deutschen Vereinigung für Religionswissenschaft (DVRW) in Hannover
Panels on "Religion after the Relational Turn" and "Conceptualisation of Religion through Material Culture in the Ancient Mediterranean"
Book of Abstracts | press release

June 27-30, 2019
Ausseer Gespräche 2019: Resonanzen. Widerkehrendes in Wissenschaft und Kunst
in cooperation with the University of Graz
To register, please contact the coordinator
download the programme

April 10-12, 2019
The Risk of Repetition: Precarious Continuities in Religion and Elsewhere
download the programme


October 17-19, 2018
Zum Verhältnis von Resonanz und Rezeption, Fall Conference of the IGS
Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz
Poster | Press Release Impression  | Report

April 11-13, 2018
Religionstheorie(n) - Theorie und Praxis, Spring Conference of the IGS


October 16-18, 2017 | Opening Conference of the IGS
Resonant Self-World Relations in Ancient and Modern Socio-Religious Practice