The Centre for the Critical Study of Apocalyptic and Millenarian Movements (CenSAMM) is pleased to announce its 2021 conference, to be held online 29 June to 1 July 2021.
Eventbrite registration has now closed. All those registered have been emailed with a link to the Zoom webinar sign up page.
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.
Invited speakers include:
Kelly Baker (independent scholar and author)
Ipsita Chatterjea (SORAAAD, University of Regina, Canada)
Lorenzo DiTommaso (Concordia University, Canada)
Paul Middleton (University of Chester, UK)
Rachel Wagner (Ithaca College, NY)
There is no charge for participation.
The full programme with abstracts is available here as a .pdf.