> 7 April
PENTECOSTALISM AROUND THE BALTIC SEA, 26–27 May 2014, Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland
19 September
CALL FOR PAPERS. International Society for the Sociology of Religion 32nd Conference: Rethinking Religious Community. 27-30 June, 2013. Turku/Åbo, Finland.
25 July
CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS. THE ROLE OF THEORY IN FOLKLORISTICS AND COMPARATIVE RELIGION: International interdisciplinary conference to honour the work of Professor Lauri Honko (1932-2002). Turku 21-23, August 2013. University of Turku, Åbo Akademi University, Finland
16 May
23rd Donner Institute Symposium: "Digital Religion" to be held on 13-15 June 2012 in Åbo/Turku, Finland.
14 November 2011
RELIGION AND NEOLIBERALISM. Changes in Governance, Law, Security and Welfare. 8 December 2011. Åbo Akademi University. Auditorium Stina, Axelia, Biskopsgatan 8, 20500 Åbo, Finland. Registration required by 2 December 2011 (no participation fee): Linda Mattsson, More information: Tuomas Martikainen,
2 September 2011
Otherness, Subjectivity and Representation. 21-22 October 2011. Åbo Akademi University. Turku, Finland.
13 May 2011
New Journal: Approaching Religion.
22nd Donner Institute Symposium: Post-secular Religious Practices. 15-17 June 2011. Åbo/Turku, Finland.
14 February 2011
Healing room survey (in Finnish)
8 February 2011
Religionsvetenskapens dag/Uskontotieteen päivä/Religious Studies day 2011: "Media & Religion & Change". Arranged by the Finnish Society for the Study of Religion and PCCR - Comparative Religion, Åbo Akademi University. 17th of March 11-17 pm. Arken, aud. Armfelt, Fabriksgatan 2, Turku.
11 November 2010
Donner Institute roundtable seminar "Interreligious Dialogue: Contemporary challenges in research, public discourse and practice". 8-10 December 2010, The Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History, Piispankatu 13, 20500 Turku. For more information contact Ruth Illman (
11 November 2010
1st USKOMUS Research Network seminar "Music and Transcendence". 2-3 December 2010, The Sibelius Museum, Piispankatu 17, 20500 Turku.
30 August 2010
EMOTIONAL REGIMES AS A CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK IN THE STUDY OF RELIGION. Guest lecture by prof. Linda Woodhead, Lancaster University. 17 September, Arken, Auditorium Armfelt. Fabriksgatan 2, 20500 Turku
8 June 2010
ENGAGING IN A NEW SOCIETY. Conference on South Asian religions in the Nordic countries and Switzerland to be held at åbo Akademi University, 14-15 June 2010. Arken, Auditorium Westermarck, Fabriksgatan 2, 20500. Turku
22 April 2010
Coference arranged by the Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History: "Religion and the Body" to be held on 16-18 June 2010 in Åbo/Turku, Finland.
19 April 2010
Seminar: Exploring the post-secular. Monday 24th of May 2010, Åbo Akademi University. Arken, aud. Panorama.
Presentations by Prof. Jos Casanova, Docent Ruth Illman, Docent Anne Birgitta Pessi and Dr. Kimmo Ketola.
30 March 2010
The PCCR web site is now online.