CESNUR - Centro Studi sulle Nuove Religioni diretto da Massimo Introvigne



Quasi-Religiosity in Contemporary Society


meditation in a yoga asana

Organized by Korean Academy of New Religions (KANR)
Theme: Quasi-Religiosity in Contemporary Society

Webex Meeting: Friday, May 13, 2022, 2:00PM (Korean Standard Time)
URL: https://daejin.webex.com/daejin/j.php?MTID=m843a28150a141f64a010fcab5f829662
Room Number: 2641 676 4451
Password: 3360 1566

KST based schedule
14:00-14:10 / Greetings from KANR president, LEE Gyungwon and co-host, Dr. Edward Irons
14:10-15:00 / Session 1 / Chair: AHN Shin (Pai Chai University, Korea)
Religious Transhumanism: An Update of the Movement's Status and Potential
Edward IRONS (Hongkong Institute/ USA)
15:00-15:10 / Coffee break
15:10-17:00 / Session 2/ Chair: WOO Hairan (Seoul University, Korea)
American Conspiracy Theory-belief as Quasi Religion - A Smartian Approach
Márk NEMES (University of Szeged, Hungary)
10min coffee break
Some remarks on what 19th century research on Mediumistic phenomena and ‘total biology’ have in common
Karolina Maria HESS (Jagiellonian University, Poland)

17:00-17:30 / General Discussion / Chair: David W. KIM (ANU/Kookmin University)
17:30 / Closing Remarks from KANR President, LEE Gyungwon


Submitting papers and session proposals
We invite you to submit a paper title and abstract (max 250 words) or a session/panel proposal on the main theme of the conference before March 31, 2022.   Please send proposals to the organizer, Dr. LEE Gyungwon: leegw@daejin.ac.kr
The selected papers and sessions will be announced in April, 2022.
The official language of the conference on May 13 will be English.