CFP: Religion and Politics conference in Bulgaria

CALL FOR PAPERS ON THE OCCASION OF ITS 10th ANNIVERSARYThe Department of Sociology at the Faculty of Law and History of the South-West Unifersity “Neofit Rilski” Blagoevgrad organizes

AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE “RELIGION AND POLITICS” The conference is organized by the most dynamically developing Department of Sociology in Bulgaria, which has achieved reputation for its teaching, research, publications, and international cooperation for the ten years of its existence. Situated in the beautiful city of Blagoevgrad (close to the capital Sofia, the picturesque Rila monastery, Greece and Macedonia), which is one of the educational and cultural centers of Southeastern Europe.


  • Religion, Ethnicity, Civilization
  • Will Secular Religions Continue in the Future?
  • Political and Religious Coordinates of Bulgarian Society

Working languages: Bulgarian and English

The conference will take place on 03 and 04 June 2005 (Friday and Saturday) in hall 114, Corpus 1 of the South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, 66 Ivan Mihailov Str., 2700 Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria.

Everyone tempted in the Social Sciences, the Humanities, Religion, Politics, etc. is invited. Participants will be offered accommodation, meals, and transportation between Sofia and Blagoevgrad. There will be no participation fee.

The conference papers should be up to 10 standard pages.

Potential participants are invited to send a letter, including the name of the participant, institutional affiliation, contact e-mail, the title of the paper, and a one page summary to the following contact addresses:

Department of Sociology, South-West University “Neofit Rilski”,

Ivan Mihailov 66, 2700 Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria.



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