29th Conference of the International Society for the Sociology of Religion
July 23 - 27, 2007 in Leipzig, Germany
Plenary Sessions
Thematic Sessions

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Thematic sessions

STS 1 : Can religions help to prevent violence ?

STS 2 and 55 : Competition between religious and secular groups and organizations

STS 3 : Prisons and religion

STS 4 : Spirituality and religiosity

STS 5 : Bodies, emotions, and religious experience

STS 6 and 7 : Visual sociology of religion

STS 8 : Changing patterns of secularism, religious vitality and religious violence in india

STS 9 : New forms of sacralizing the secular and secularizing the sacred in united states religion

STS 11 : Religion and social problems

STS 13 : Religious education in the state schools in countries from balkan region: new crisis of secularity?

STS 14 : Churches and the world social forum: from support of the third world to the altermondialism

STS 15 : Healing churches

STS 16 : For a sociology of esoterism

STS 17 : Patterns of trance and possession in western societies

STS 18 : Individualism, religion and secularity: orthodox discourses and eastern orthodox societies

STS 19 : Religious vitality and shadows of post-atheism in transforming societies of central and eastern europe

STS 20 : Religion and the secular in eastern germany

STS 21 : Geographical dimensions of religious change

STS 22 : The research on euro-islam: the state of art

STS 23 : Current developments in religiosity in the former communist states of central and eastern europe: religious vitality and secularity

STS 24 : Orthodox vitality: analysis of religious and public life in russia and beyond

STS 25 : Law and religion: a crucial interface

STS 26 : Gender, bodies and emotions

STS 27 : Religion and popular music

STS 28 : Secularity, religious vitality and gender: contemporary theoretical approaches

STS 29 : Conceptions of the relationship between religious institutions and the state

STS 30 : Feasts and pilgrimages: catholic vitality in a secular world?

STS 31 : New religious actors and public sphere: a comparative study from the south

STS 32 : The critical theory of religion:the dialectic between the religious and the secular

STS 33 : Church attenders’ beliefs and behaviors: variations across countries

STS 35 and 36 :The ethnography of the religious facts: stakes, methods, limits of implication

STS 37 : Religiosity and popular religion outside official religion

STS 38 : Mobilising gender and religions across europe

STS 39 : Religious vitality and globalisation

STS 40 : Religious expression among immigrant youth: secularity and religious vitality combined?

STS 41 : Catholicism today : ruptures, weakening and revitalization

STS 42 : Religion meets secularity in the media

STS 43 : Religion unbound: implicit religion and contemporary spirituality

STS 44 : Violence, religion and legitimacy of the political

STS 45 : Genealogies of the secular

STS 46 : Conflict over religion in education

STS 47 [formerly WGT 4]: Charismatic and pentecostal movements in the world: emergence, perspectives and comparisons 

STS 48 : Spirituality vs. Religion in global contexts

STS 49 : Citizenship and pluralism at school

STS 50 : Catholic-orthodox relations in an uncertain and secular world : current interrogations, future perspectives and lessons from the past

STS 51 : Secular-religious battles? The conflict about the muhammad drawings and other conflicts about “blasphemy”

STS 52 : The religions of the chinese

STS 53 : The transformation of mainline churches in western europe

STS 54 : The sociological and legal data relating to the religious state of europe

STS 55 : Competition and conflict between religious and secular organisations

STS 56 : Transmitting secularities and religions as traditions

STS 57 : Religion in spain

STS 58 : Conflictuality and religious pluralism

STS 59 : Religion, secularity and the state beyond western europe

STS 62 : Secular vitality and religiosity in a globalised world/la vitalite seculiere

STS 63 : Religious innovation in the diaspora

STS 64 : Welfare and values. Transitions related to religion, minorities, and gender

STS 65 : The body and the sacred

STS 66 : Religious traditions and religious conflicts in the light of civilizational analysis

STS 67 : Theology of liberation: assessment and perspectives

STS 69 : Religious regulation : towards a multi-level governance ?

STS 70 : Terrorism and religions

STS 71 : The present situation and problems of religious education in japan