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2008 ALTERNATIVE EXPRESSIONS OF THE NUMINOUS BRISBANE

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2008 Alternative Expressions of the Numinous

The School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics, University of Queensland presents their 3rd Annual conference:
Alternative Expressions of the Numinous

DATE:
Friday 15 – Sunday 17 August 2008

VENUE:
School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia

CONFERENCE CHAIRS:
Dr Helen Farley,
Håkan Sandgren and
Julie Washington

THEMES: The conference explores themes related, but not limited to, the following:
Esotericism
Mysticism
Alternative expressions of major religions
Religions of re-enchantment
Popular culture religions
Indigenous religions
Paganism and Neo-Paganism
New Religious Movements
Personalised religion
Alternative methodologies

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION
Registration will be available from February 2008.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT
Dr Helen Farley
Conference Co-Chair
School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics
St Lucia Q 4072
Australia
Ph: + 617 3365 6324 (Outside Australia); 07 3365 6324
Fax: +617 3365 1968 (Outside Australia); 07 3365 1978
Email: h.farley@uq.edu.au

The School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics (HPRC) at the University of Queensland, houses the largest Studies in Religion department in Australia. The University of Queensland is one of Australia’s prestigious Go8 universities and is also a member of Universitas 21. For more information about the University of Queensland, go to: http://www.uq.edu.au. For more information about the School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics go to: http://www.uq.edu.au/hprc/ The University is readily accessible from the city by bus or Citycat.

Brisbane is Australia’s third largest city. With an idyllic sub-tropical climate, it boasts beautiful, lush parks and gardens located on the Brisbane River. The city is just over an hour’s drive from either the Gold Coast or the Sunshine Coast. The mountainous hinterlands provide spectacular scenery and tropical rainforests. For more information about holidaying in South East Queensland, visit http://www.queenslandholidays.com.au. For more information about Brisbane, visit: http://www.ourbrisbane.com. Brisbane is serviced by the Brisbane International Airport with trains, buses and taxies to take you into the City.

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Written by SOPHIA WELLBELOVED

January 20, 2008 at 9:31 am

Posted in CONFERENCES

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