News & Events

Religionsvetenskapens springande punkter (Key questions in comparative religion) - Svenska religionsvetarmötet 2016 - 29-30.9 2016 Södertörns högskola/Södertörn University

31 August 2016 by Kim Groop

Vårt nätverk kommer att delta i Svenska religionsvetarmötet 2016 med en panel som har temat "Har platser minnen?". I panelen sitter Gunilla Gunner, Carola Nordbäck och Kim Groop.

Our network will participate in this symposium with a panel with the theme "Do places have memories?" This conference/symposium as well as the panel will be held in Swedish 

Conference: ISTME 2016 Locating and Dislocating Memory 1-3 September 2016 in Dublin

9 August 2016 by Kim Groop

The Religion and Memory Network will participate with a session at the ISTME 2016 Conference Locating and Dis-Locating Memory in Europe. More info on https://istme2016.wordpress.com/.

Conference: The Memory of Place and Place of Memory 10-11 June 2016 in Cracow

9 June 2016 by Kim Groop

Jakob Dahlbacka and Kim Groop will represent the Religion and Memory Network with presentations at the conference The Memory of Place and Place of Memory in Cracow on the 10-11 June 2016. For more information, see: http://memory.irf-network.org/.

The Shifting Boundaries of Tolerance: Inclusion, Exclusion, and Religious Communities of Memory // The second title in the book series Studies on Religion and Memory has been released

27 May 2016 by Kim Groop

The second title in the book series Studies on Religion and Memory has now been released. The book The Shifting Boundaries of Tolerance: Inclusion, Exclusion, and Religious Communities of Memory is edited by Ingvar Dahlbacka, Kim Groop and Jakob Dahlbacka. It contains five (refereed) articles by five scholars who approach the difficult topic of tolerance and toleration. The book can be reached through this link http://ojs.abo.fi/index.php/relmem/issue/current.

The first title in the book series Studies on Religion and Memory has been released // Den första titeln i skriftserien Studies on Religion and Memory har utkommit

30 October 2015 by Kim Groop

We are proud to announce that the first title in the book series Studies on Religion and Memory has been released digitally. The book Framåt med stöd av det förflutna (Forward with the Support of the Past) has been written by Jakob Dahlbacka can be reached through this link http://ojs.abo.fi/index.php/relmem/issue/current.

Det är med glädje som vi tillkännager att den första titeln i skriftserien Studies on Religion and Memory har utkommit digitalt. Boken, Framåt med stöd av det förflutna, skriven av Jakob Dahlbacka kan nås via följande länk: http://ojs.abo.fi/index.php/relmem/issue/current.

Doctoral Defense in Religious Uses of History

30 August 2015 by Kim Groop

On 25 September 2015 MTh Jakob Dahlbacka will defend his doctoral thesis Framåt med stöd av det förflutna. Religiöst historiebruk hos Anders Svedberg scrutinising religious uses of history by the Finno-Swedish teacher, newspaper editor and politician Anders Sverberg (1832-1889). For more info (in Swedish), click: http://www.abo.fi/public/sv/News/Item/item/10323. The book will be published in the Studies on Religion and Memory series and launched digitally shortly after the defence.

NORDVECK-konferens: Väckelser som minnes- och meningsskapande narrativ

(In Swedish only)

8 Januari 2015 av Kim Groop

Nätverket för nordisk väckelsehistorisk forskning (NORDVECK) arrangerar den 28-29 augusti 2015 konferensen Väckelser som minnes- och meningsskapande narrativ. Konferensen hålls vid Lunds universitet. För mer information, se konferensinbjudan.

Conference: The Ethics of Storytelling - Historical Imagination in Contemporary Literature, Media and Visual Arts

8 January 2015 by Kim Groop

The Religion and Memory network will be visible through a panel session with researchers from Uppsala University and Åbo Akademi at the Ethics of Storytelling conference which takes place 4-6 June 2015 in Turku, Finland. For more about the conference and the Ethics of Storytelling project behind the conference, please visit the conference website https://ethicsofstorytelling.wordpress.com/events/conference/.

Religion and Memory Website launched

28 November 2014 by Kim Groop

We are happy to announce that this very day (28.11.2014) the website of the Religion and Memory Network has been launched! The internet address is www.relmem.net.

Founding of Book Series: Studies on Religion and Memory

21 November 2014 by Kim Groop

Today on the 21st of November we registered a new Book Series - Studies on Religion and Memory (ISSN 2342-7159) - through the National Library of Finland. The Series which is managed by the Religion and Memory Network will include titles in English and Swedish, but also possibly in other languages. All books and/or articles in the series will be peer reviewed. The plan is to release the first title in 2015.

The network on Religion and Memory is founded

20 November 2014 by Kim Groop

On the 17th of November 2014 a new ambitious research network was founded. This network - Religion and Memory - connects six academic institutions and research milieus in Sweden and Finland and will focus on issues pertaining to collective memory and religious uses of history.

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