Apocalyptic and Millenarian Movements: Critical and Interdisciplinary Approaches – deadline 31 March 2020

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Date(s) - 29 June - 30 June
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The Centre for the Critical Study of Apocalyptic and Millenarian Movements (CenSAMM) 2020 conference will be held at the University of Bedfordshire UK (Bedford Campus) 29-30 June 2020.

The deadline for paper submissions is 31 March 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. The interdisciplinary scope is broadly understood to include methodologies, comparative approaches, and showcasing of research more specific to individual fields of expertise.

Speakers include:Prof. Catherine Wessinger (Loyola University, New Orleans)Prof. Douglas Davies (Durham University, UK)  Prof. Linda Woodhead (Lancaster University, UK)

We invite individual paper proposals from scholars at all stages of their career, including postgraduates, and we welcome suggestions for group panels.Please submit proposals to the Academic Directors Prof James Crossley (St Mary’s University, Twickenham) and Dr Alastair Lockhart (University of Cambridge) at conference@censamm.org.

Submissions for papers should include a 300-word abstract and short CV.

Deadline for proposals: 31 March 2020.

See the conference website for more information: https://censamm.org/conferences/samm-2020