CFP: Histories of Religious Fundraising Workshop, Copenhagen, 17-18 Dec 2018

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 15, 2018
Location: 
Denmark
Subject Fields: 
Economic History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Social History / Studies, World History / Studies

We are seeking participants for an international workshop aimed at opening up comparative discussion on religion, economy and value from historical perspectives, with a particular focus on histories of religious fundraising. What can these histories tell us more broadly about economic thinking and conceptions of the social good? We particularly welcome papers from scholars interested in engaging in comparative discussion, and whose work is beyond the organisers' specialist fields (20th/21st century Tibetan Buddhism; 19th/20th century Irish Catholicism). We will cover travel expenses, meals and accommodation for scholars selected to participate. Deadline for submitting abstracts: 15 September 2018. Workshop: 17-18 December, University of Copenhagen, co-funded by the European Commission, Independent Research Fund Denmark and The University of Manchester. For further details see: https://centerforcontemporarybuddhiststudies.wordpress.com/2018/08/20/cf...

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Submissions and enquiries to the organisers: Jane Caple gsb163@hum.ku.dk and Sarah Roddy sarah.roddy@manchester.ac.uk

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