The Centre for the Critical Study of Apocalyptic and Millenarian Movements (CenSAMM) is pleased to announce its 2020 conference, to be held at the University of Bedfordshire UK (Bedford Campus) 29-30 June 2020. The theme of the conference is The Study of Apocalyptic and Millenarian Movements: Critical and Interdisciplinary Approaches.
The aim of the conference is to facilitate critical and interdisciplinary discussion of apocalypticism, millenarianism and associated movements across time, place, and culture. Academic fields include anthropology, archaeology, biblical studies, critical theory, cultural studies, history, literary studies, political studies, psychology, religious studies, sociology, etc. The interdisciplinary scope is broadly understood to include methodologies, comparative approaches, and showcasing of research more specific to individual fields of expertise.
We invite individual paper proposals from scholars at all stages of their career, including postgraduates, and we welcome suggestions for group panels.
Catherine Wessinger (Loyola University, New Orleans)
Douglas Davies (Durham University, UK)
Linda Woodhead (Lancaster University, UK)
Deadline for proposals: 31 March 2020.
Please see the main conference page for the full call and for more information.