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Third Annual Alternative Expressions of the Numinous Conference

  • 2008-08-15
  • 2008-08-16
  • University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
The Esoteric Studies Research and Teaching Group in conjunction with the School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics at the University of Queensland presents the 3rd Annual Alternative Expressions of the Numinous Conference Date: Friday 15 – Sunday 17 August 2008 Venue: School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics, University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus, Brisbane, Australia Conference Chairs: Dr Helen Farley, Julie Washington, and Håkan Sandgren Call for Papers: Abstracts (250 words) are invited for, but not limited to, the following strands: Esotericism Mysticism Alternative expressions of major religions Religions of re-enchantment Popular culture religions Indigenous religions Paganism and Neo-Paganism New Religious Movements Personalised religion Alternative methodologies The conference committee is open to proposals for workshops and panels. Deadlines: Abstracts: Monday 30 June 2008 For more information contact: Helen Farley Conference Co-Chair School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics St Lucia Q 4072 Australia Ph: + 617 3365 6324 (Outside Australia) Fax: +617 3365 1968 (Outside Australia) Email: h.farley@uq.edu.au The School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics (HPRC) at the University of Queensland, houses the largest Studies in Religion department in Australia. The University of Queensland is one of Australia’s prestigious Go8 universities and is also a member of Universitas 21. For more information about the University of Queensland, go to: www.uq.edu.au. For more information about the School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics go to: www.uq.edu.au/hprc/ The University is readily accessible from the city by bus or Citycat. Brisbane is Australia’s third largest city. With an idyllic sub-tropical climate, it boasts beautiful, lush parks and gardens located on the Brisbane River. The city is just over an hour’s drive from either the Gold Coast or the Sunshine Coast. The mountainous hinterlands provide spectacular scenery and tropical rainforests. For more information about holidaying in South East Queensland, visit www.queenslandholidays.com.au. For more information about Brisbane, visit: www.ourbrisbane.com. Brisbane is serviced by the Brisbane International Airport with trains, buses and taxies to take you into the City.


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