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Call for Application: Workshop "Affect, Politics & Religion"

July 29th – 31th, 2022 at the Museum of Jón Sigurðsson, Hrafnseyri, The Westfjords of Island

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The two and a half day workshop is designed to provide an cooperative setting for up to 12
participants (advanced MA and PhD students) to read and discuss texts. Our aim is (1) to scrutinise current theoretical perspectives
on affect with regard to inequalities, religion and the political; (2) to understand how these
intertwined concepts can be approached methodologically in empirical research; (3) to guide
participants in advancing their own knowledge and research of affect both theoretically and
methodologically. The sessions include the following topics: Affect as a Social Relational
Phenomenon, Affect and Theories of Democracy, Affect and Populism, Affect and Racism,
Affect and the Secular, Affect and Religious Lives in the Nordic Countries, Methodological
Perspectives on Affect.

The workshop will be held by the sociologists Dr. Antje Kahl and Aletta Diefenbach from the
Collaborative Research Center (CRC) “Affectives Societies”, Freie Universität Berlin.
The workshop is organized by the Musuem of Jón Sigurðsson at Hrafnseyri, Island and Jón
Sigurðsson Professorship at the University of Iceland, Reykjavík, with the CRC “Affectives
Societies”, Freie Universität Berlin.

Application Deadline

May 1st, 2022

For more information see following link.

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