15. Sep 2021 - 17. Sep 2021 | Max-Weber-Kolleg

Rewiring the House of God: Religious Self-World Relations in the Digital Environment

Event type
public with registration

Online workshop organized by Fouad Gehad Marei (University of Birmingham) and Gabriel Malli (University of Graz / University of Erfurt). Registration until 2 April.

This online workshop capitalizes on the amplified importance of faith-related digital practices and devices, recognizing that people of faith have been entangled with the effects and conditions of the digital environment for decades.

Speakers and panel discussants:

To apply:
Applications should be sent to mwk-ifaith@uni-erfurt.de by the 2nd of April.
(full title of your paper, an abstract of 350 words, six keywords describing your research, and the names and affiliations of the author(s))
Decisions will be made and a notification of acceptance will be given by the end of March.

Submissions and publication:
Authors should submit full-length draft articles by the 16th of August.
Articles will be pre-circulated to workshop participants and discussants for in-depth comments and feedback. While the emphasis is on scientific quality, articles should be approximately 7,500 words (including all notes and references). Selected papers will be included in a special issue of a peer-reviewed journal, tentatively planned for autumn 2022. Workshop participants should be willing to revise their papers and resubmit them for inclusion in the special issue.

This workshop is a collaboration between the Max Weber Centre at the University of Erfurt and the Department of Religion and Theology at the University of Birmingham. It is funded through grants from the German Research Foundation (DFG), the European Research Council (ERC), and the Austrian Science Fund (FWF).