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08:30-13:30

Tour pre-congreso: Monasterio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial

Reserve su plaza desde el apartado Special Events
17:00-17:30

Sesión de bienvenida online (en directo)

17:00 (hora de Madrid)
Moderator
Patricia Alonso, Editorial Manager, Common Ground Research Networks, Spain
Zoom

Razón, crítica y fe

Sesión asincrónica de acceso permanente
Moderator
Karen Antonella Andrade Bracero, Student, Last year of Master's program in Urban Planning, Universidad de Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
Holbach y la construcción de una sociedad posreligiosa

Encarnación Ruiz Callejón, Profesora Titular , Departamento de Filosofía II, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain

La libertad religiosa en Galdós

Pablo Núñez Díaz, Profesor-tutor, Departamento de Literatura Española y Teoría de la Literatura, UNED Asturias, Asturias, Spain

Incidencia del sistema preventivo en los encuentros del área razón y fe

Santiago Quishpe, Docente e Investigador - revisor, Educación, Universidad Politécnica Salesiana, Pichincha, Ecuador

La racionalización del sufrimiento: Una aproximación epistémica al problema evidencial del mal en el mundo

Rafael Miranda, Académico Jornada Completa, Filosofía, Facultad de Ciencias Religiosas y Filosóficas, Universidad Católica del Maule, Maule, Chile

Aspectos del cristianismo

Sesión asincrónica de acceso permanente
Moderator
Maritza Eridania Espejel Pineda, Profesora, Centro de Relaciones Internacionales, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Cristianismo en el Magreb: las Tabaqat de Abu l-´Arab

María Crego Gomez, Profesora Contratada Doctora, Filología y Traducción, Pablo de Olavide University, Sevilla, Spain

Las peregrinaciones Guadalupanas : La propuestas de los obispos mexicanos de mediados del siglo XIX

Marta Eugenia Garcia Ugarte, Investigador titular C de tiempo completo definitivo, Estudios sociales, Instituto de Investigaciones sociales. UNAM, Distrito Federal, Mexico

El marianismo y su critica a las ideologías modernas y postmodernas : Las apariciones marianas como guerrillas de encantamiento

Alfredo Poggi, Associate Professor, Modern Languages Department, University of North Georgia, Georgia, United States

La propuesta de Miguel Fisac ante el debate de la iconografía religiosa en el siglo XX

Carmen Pardo De Santayana, PhD student (IPF), Departamento de Investigación, Universidad Francisco de Vitoria, Madrid, Spain

Aspectos sociológicos y culturales

Sesión asincrónica de acceso permanente
Moderator
Miguel Navarro Torrente, Doctorando, Historia medieval, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain
La ecologia de la comunicación para la salvación en el catolicismo

Luiz Guilherme Leite Amaral, Student, PhD Student, Universidade de Sorocaba, São Paulo, Brazil

El papel de la religiosidad en la generación de procesos de exclusión social: El caso mexicano

Javier Garcia Justicia, DECANO DE LA FACULTAD DE EDUCACIÓN Y HUMANIDADES, UNIVERSIDAD DE MONTERREY, Nuevo León, Mexico

El Camino del Santo Grial acaba en Valencia (no en Alejandreta)

Rosanna Mestre-Pérez, Associate professor, Audiovisual Communication- Dpt. Theory of Languages and Communication Sciences, Universitat de València, Valencia, Spain
Ana Mafé García, PRESIDENTA, ASOCIACIÓN CULTURAL EL CAMINO DEL SANTO GRIAL, Valencia, Spain

08:00-09:00

Mesa de inscripción abierta y Café de bienvenida

Calle del Profesor Aranguren, Facultad de Filología - Edificio D
09:00-09:30

Inauguración del Congreso

Speaker
José Luis Ortega-Martín, Full Professor, University of Granada, Scientific Director, Common Ground Research Networks, Granada, Spain
Speaker
Luis Gonzaga Roger-Castillo, Religion in Society Research Network Chair, University of Jaen, Granada, Spain
Speaker
Juan Antonio Álvarez-Pedrosa Núñez, Conference Chair, Full Professor, Director of the Institute of Religious Studies, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
Speaker
Isabel Durán Giménez-Rico, Dean, Faculty of Philology, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
Salón de Actos "Emilia Pardo Bazán" (Ed. D)

Aspectos filosóficos e interpretativos

Sesión asincrónica de acceso permanente
Moderator
Fernando Cid Lucas, Lector de Español, Ateneo Linguistico, Universitá di Macerata, Macerata, Italy
La evolución de la doctrina filosófica del espiritismo: La verdadera naturaleza del espiritismo y el estado que guarda en la actualidad

Maritza Eridania Espejel Pineda, Profesora, Centro de Relaciones Internacionales, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Distrito Federal, Mexico

Iglesias y Comunidades Activas: Rehabilitación de centros de culto en clave de género

Karen Antonella Andrade Bracero, Student, Last year of Master's program in Urban Planning, Universidad de Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
Viviana Castrillón

Donación, revelación, amor: Estudio para una fenomenología de la fe en el pensamiento de Jean Luc Marion

María Del Carmen Ramírez Villeda, Docente/Investigador , departamento de investigación , Universidad de La Salle Puelba, México , Puebla, Mexico

Caminos espirituales

Sesión asincrónica de acceso permanente
Moderator
Sergio Adrián Palacio Tamayo, Student, Doctor en humanidades , Universidad Eafit, Colombia
Religiosidad nativa de América del norte en el siglo XXI: La propuesta de Sherman Alexie

Laura Alonso Gallo, Full Professor, Department of English and Foreign Languages, Barry University, Florida, United States

La religión india vista por Guido Gozzano: La realidad, la ficción y la interpretación

Fernando Cid Lucas, Lector de Español, Ateneo Linguistico, Universitá di Macerata, Macerata, Italy

Adiciones tardías

Sesión asincrónica de acceso permanente
Moderator
Luiz Guilherme Leite Amaral, Student, PhD Student, Universidade de Sorocaba, São Paulo, Brazil
09:30-10:30

Sesión plenaria (en inglés): Tim Jensen

"Nature and the Climate Crisis: Why it Matters for Scholars of Religion"
Speaker
Tim Jensen, Adjunct Professor, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Moderator
Juan Antonio Álvarez-Pedrosa Núñez, Conference Chair, Full Professor, Director of the Institute of Religious Studies, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
Salón de Actos "Emilia Pardo Bazán" (Ed. D)
10:30-11:00

Pausa para café

11:00-11:10

Pausa

11:10-11:55

Mesa redonda

"Tema destacado 2024—Espacios, viajes, experiencias: Las religiones en reposo y en movimiento"
Moderator
Aitor Boada Benito, Investigador Contratado, Departamento de Filología Clásica, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain
Salón de Actos "Emilia Pardo Bazán" (Ed. D)
11:55-12:05
12:05-13:20

Sesión plenaria (en español): José Ramón Polo Sabau

"Las relaciones entre el Estado y las confesiones religiosas en el Derecho español: Antecedentes y claves de interpretación"
Speaker
José Ramón Polo Sabau, Professor of State Ecclesiastical Law, University of Malaga, Spain
Moderator
Fernando Amerigo, Profesor titular, Derecho Internacional, Derecho eclesiástico y Filosofía del derecho, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain
Salón de Actos "Emilia Pardo Bazán" (Ed. D)
13:30-14:45

Almuerzo

Cafetería - Edificio A
14:45-15:00

Pausa

15:00-16:15

Religión en la Antigüedad Tardía

Moderator
Jonás Cuesta, Master student / Estudiante de Máster, Philosophy / Filosofía , Universidad de Valladolid / UNED, Spain
Room 6 (D-02)
Los orígenes del sacrificio de animales en Grecia: Continuidad y pervivencia de una experiencia ritual

Juan Piquero, Lecturer, Departamento de Filología Clásica, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), Madrid, Spain

15:00
Negociaciones rituales y articulación de una identidad religiosa en disidencia: Las comunidades cristianas en el Imperio sasánida

Aitor Boada Benito, Investigador Contratado, Departamento de Filología Clásica, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain

15:20
15:00-16:15

Símbolos y espacios

Moderator
Rodrigo García Beni, Student, MA Classical Studies, Universidad Complutense de Madrid/Universidad Autónoma de Madrid/Universidad de Alcalá, Madrid, Spain
Room 7 (D-Multimedia)
Montessori, el niño y Dios: El Atrio, espacio privilegiado para acercarse al Misterio

Guzmán Pérez Montiel, Profesor colaborador asociado, Facultad de Teología Moral, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid, Spain

15:00
El Serapeum de Menfis: El desarrollo del santuario en el Egipto ptolemaico

Alejandra Izquierdo Perales, Profesora de Egipcio Clásico, Facultad de Literatura Cristiana y Clásica San Justino, Universidad Eclesiástica San Dámaso, Madrid, Spain

15:20
Contemplar el infierno: El drama espiritual de la angustia

Rafael Fernández Hart, Student, Doctorate, Universidad Antonio Ruiz de Montoya, Lima, Peru

15:40
15:00-16:15
Rebeldía espiritual y religiones nómadas: Moriscos marroquíes en el s.XXI

Isabel Aspe Montoya, Head of History & Geography Department (official)., History & Geography, IES Federico Baraibar. Basque Government., Álava, Spain

15:00
«Cristo en el Cáliz» - de Jerusalén a Bulgaria: Imágenes del «sacramento de los sacramentos» en algunas iglesias búlgaras, traídas por los peregrinos a Tierra Santa (s. XIX)

Vladislava Spasova Ilieva, Antropóloga y Dra. en Ciencias de las Religiones, Instituto de Etnología y Estudios Folclóricos con Museo Etnográfico, sección Estudios comparativos folclóricos , Academia Búlgara de las Ciencias, Sofia, Bulgaria

15:40
15:00-16:15

Antigüedad

Moderator
Laura Reyes Pradas, Sales assistant, Sales, Lapland Welcome, Finland
Salón de Actos "Emilia Pardo Bazán" (Ed. D)
El viaje de Arculfo: A través del “Islam Invisible” del 680

José Soto Chica, Investigador, Centro de Estudios Bizantinos, Neogriegos y Chipriotas, Universidad de Granada

15:20
16:30-18:30

Actividad de campo: Museo Nacional de Antropología

El autobús sale del edificio D a las 16:30
17:00-18:00

Mesa redonda online

Sólo online 17:00 (hora de Madrid, España)
Pablo Fernández Cabrerizo, Spanish Language Support Assistant, Common Ground Research Networks, Spain
Zoom
21:00-23:00

Cena del Congreso: La Posada De la Villa

No incluido en la cuota de inscripción. Solicite su plaza desde el apartado "Special Events"
08:30-09:00

Mesa de inscripción abierta

Facultad de Filología - Edificio D
09:00-09:10
Salón de Actos "Emilia Pardo Bazán" (Ed. D)
09:10-10:10

Sesión plenaria (en inglés): Santiago Manzarbeitia Valle

"Spiritual Meaning and Function of Medieval Mural Painting: Catechesis, Liturgy and Peregrinatio"
Speaker
Santiago Manzarbeitia Valle, Lecturer, Department of the History of Art, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
Moderator
Guadalupe Seijas, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Salón de Actos "Emilia Pardo Bazán" (Ed. D)
10:10-10:40

Pausa para café

10:40-10:50

Pausa

10:50-12:05

Aspectos sociales y culturales

Moderator
Claudia Ribeiro Pereira Nunes, Student, PhD, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Room 7 (D-Multimedia)
La importancia de la Educación Religiosa Escolar en la escuela colombiana: De la obligatoriedad a la libertad religiosa

Edwin Giovanni Becerra Duitama, Docente de Educación Religiosa - Colegio Nacionalizado La Presentación - Duitama (Boyacá-Colombia), Candidato a Doctor - Universidad Metropolitana de Educación, Ciencia y Tecnología - UMECIT (Panamá), Colombia

10:50
Marketing sensorial: Un análisis de estrategias para el turismo religioso

Carmen Castrejon Mata, Profesora- Investigadora, Departamento de Finanzas y Administración, UNIVERSIDAD DE GUANAJUATO, Guanajuato, Mexico
Sandra Karime Pérez Castrejón, Student, Doctoranda, Universidad de Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico
Efrain Zurita, Student, PhD in business and management, Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco, Tabasco, Mexico

11:10
Ayuno religioso y salud: Tradiciones, actualidad e implicaciones sociales en las confesiones religiosas con notorio arraigo en España

David Cobos Sanchiz, Profesor titular , Educación y Psicología Social , Universidad Pablo de Olavide , Sevilla, Spain
María José Parejo, Profesora Titular , Derecho Público, Universidad Pablo de Olavide , Sevilla, Spain

11:30
10:50-12:05

Tiempos y espacios sagrados

Moderator
Alejandra Izquierdo Perales, Profesora de Egipcio Clásico, Facultad de Literatura Cristiana y Clásica San Justino, Universidad Eclesiástica San Dámaso, Madrid, Spain
Room 5 (D-01)
El espacio religioso hitita: Desarrollo del espacio ritual en el Imperio Hitita y sus estados sucesores

Rodrigo García Beni, Student, MA Classical Studies, Universidad Complutense de Madrid/Universidad Autónoma de Madrid/Universidad de Alcalá, Madrid, Spain

10:50
Tiempo eje y religión: El debate y el estado de la cuestión

Javier Ruiz Calderón, Associate Professor, Philosophy, Universidad Pontificia Comillas (Madrid), Madrid, Spain

11:10
El alma en tránsito: Representaciones sobre las postrimerías en Nueva España

Berta Gilabert Hidalgo, Profesora de Carrera, Historia, Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Distrito Federal, Mexico

11:30
10:50-12:05

Discursos religiosos

Moderator
Vladislava Spasova Ilieva, Antropóloga y Dra. en Ciencias de las Religiones, Instituto de Etnología y Estudios Folclóricos con Museo Etnográfico, sección Estudios comparativos folclóricos , Academia Búlgara de las Ciencias, Sofia, Bulgaria
Room 6 (D-02)
Los aparatos teóricos como método de análisis en la conversión religiosa

Dulce Angélica Márquez Mendoza, Student, Maestría, Instituto de Investigaciones Histórico Sociales, Veracruz, Mexico

11:10
Reflexiones sobre el mesianismo milenarista: A propósito de la serie de Netflix "Al Massih"

Saul Manuel Albor Guzmán, DOCENTE E INVESTIGADOR DE TIEMPO COMPLETO, DE ESTUDIOS CULTURALES, DEMOGRAFICOS Y CULTURALES, UNIVERSIDAD DE GUANAJUATO. México, Guanajuato, Mexico

11:30
10:50-12:05

Aplicaciones de la espiritualidad

Moderator
Laura Reyes Pradas, Sales assistant, Sales, Lapland Welcome, Finland
Salón de Actos "Emilia Pardo Bazán" (Ed. D)
Arte y religiosidad popular cristiana

Francisco Bueno Pimenta, Profesor Contratado Doctor, Humanidades, Universidad Francisco de Vitoria, Spain
Gema Sáez Rodríguez, Profesora Titular, Ciencias del Deporte, Universidad Francisco de Vitoria (Madrid-Spain), Madrid, Spain
Amalia Faná Del Valle Villar, Vicedecana de Formación Integral, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad Francisco de Vitoria, Madrid, Spain

10:50
Relación entre psicología y espiritualidad en el deporte : Impacto en la salud mental y el sentido de la persona

Elena Arderius Sánchez, Directora del Centro de Acompañamiento en Psicología y Nutrición. Profesora del Grado de Nutrición., Vicerrectorado Formación Integral. Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud., Universidad Francisco de Vitoria, Madrid, Spain
Gema Sáez Rodríguez, Profesora Titular, Ciencias del Deporte, Universidad Francisco de Vitoria (Madrid-Spain), Madrid, Spain

11:10
Integración de la espiritualidad agustiniana en la psicología del deportista: Una pastoral deportiva adaptada

Gema Sáez Rodríguez, Profesora Titular, Ciencias del Deporte, Universidad Francisco de Vitoria (Madrid-Spain), Madrid, Spain
Francisco Bueno Pimenta, Profesor Contratado Doctor, Humanidades, Universidad Francisco de Vitoria, Spain
Elena Arderius Sánchez, Directora del Centro de Acompañamiento en Psicología y Nutrición. Profesora del Grado de Nutrición., Vicerrectorado Formación Integral. Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud., Universidad Francisco de Vitoria, Madrid, Spain

11:30
12:05-12:15

Pausa

12:15-13:05

Derecho y religión

Moderator
Jonás Cuesta, Master student / Estudiante de Máster, Philosophy / Filosofía , Universidad de Valladolid / UNED, Spain
Room 5 (D-01)
¿Es posible una aproximación jurídica a un concepto contextual de religión y creencias?

Eugenia Relaño Pastor, Permanent Professor, International law, Ecclessiastical Law and Philosophy of law, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain

12:15
La laicidad defensiva de Quebec: La politización de los símbolos religiosos

Christian J. Backenköhler Casajús, Investigador, Departamento de Derecho Internacional, Eclesiástico y Filosofía del Derecho, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

12:35
12:15-13:05

Adiciones tardías

Moderator
Pablo Molina Del Jesus, Student, Historia, Universidad de Granada, Jaén, Spain
Room 7 (D-Multimedia)
Teologías de la desinformación

Miguel Palomo, Profesor Ayudante Doctor, Lógica y Filosofía Teórica, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

12:15
Los arquetipos del espacio de Carl Jung: Relación con los símbolos del espacio en las religiones

Andrés Pou Jordán, Integral Formation Coordinator, Faculty of Communications, Universidad Francisco de Vitoria, Spain

12:35
12:15-13:05

Religiones afroamericanas

Moderator
Vladislava Spasova Ilieva, Antropóloga y Dra. en Ciencias de las Religiones, Instituto de Etnología y Estudios Folclóricos con Museo Etnográfico, sección Estudios comparativos folclóricos , Academia Búlgara de las Ciencias, Sofia, Bulgaria
Room 6 (D-02)
Género y poder en la hermandad religiosa cubana Sociedad Abakuá

Dayma Crespo Zaporta Dayma, Student, Maestra en Estudios de Arte, Universidad Iberoamericana CDMX, Distrito Federal, Mexico

12:15
Introducción al orishaísmo como modalidad de turismo espiritual: Un espacio de enriquecimiento cultural sin estereotipos

Adonis Díaz Fernández, Spanish Instructor III, Modern Languages & Linguistics, The University of the West Indies, Tunapuna-Piarco, Trinidad and Tobago

12:35
13:05-14:15

Almuerzo

Cafetería - Edificio A
14:15-14:30

Pausa

14:30-16:10

Análisis de las religiones

Moderator
Rodrigo García Beni, Student, MA Classical Studies, Universidad Complutense de Madrid/Universidad Autónoma de Madrid/Universidad de Alcalá, Madrid, Spain
Room 6 (D-02)
El Retorno del Rey: Esperanzas mesiánicas en las culturas eslavas e ibéricas

Enrique Santos Marinas, Associate Professor, Department of German Philology and Slavic Philology, Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Svetlana Maliavina, profesora, Filología Alemana y Filología Eslava, Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain

14:50
14:30-16:10

Prácticas cristianas y monaquismo

Moderator
Alejandra Izquierdo Perales, Profesora de Egipcio Clásico, Facultad de Literatura Cristiana y Clásica San Justino, Universidad Eclesiástica San Dámaso, Madrid, Spain
Room 7 (D-Multimedia)
Homilía y dominio de sí: Cesáreo de Arlés (s. VI) y la educación moral de los jóvenes

Marcelo Aguirre Durán, Profesor titular ordinario, Facultad de Filosofía y Humanidades, Universidad de los Andes, Chile

14:30
El concepto de peregrinaje en la literatura cristiana primitiva: El caso de Antonio de Koma, Martin de Tours y Benito de Nursia

Rodrigo Álvarez Gutiérrez, Profesor adjunto, Facultad de Teología, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Región Metropolitana de Santiago, Chile

14:50
La reforma monástica de Abraham de Kaškar: Florecimiento y expansión del monacato sirio-oriental

David Hernández Jiménez, Student, PhD student in Literary Tradition, Written Culture & Digital Humanities (USAL), University of Salamanca, Cáceres, Spain

15:10
14:30-16:10

Derecho, política y espiritualidad

Moderator
Pablo Molina Del Jesus, Student, Historia, Universidad de Granada, Jaén, Spain
Room 5 (D-01)
¿Vuelve la Teología-Política?: Religión y política en la ciudad secular

Javier López De Goicoechea, Profesor contratado doctor, Derecho Internacional, Eclesiástico y Filosofía del Derecho, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

14:30
Ofensas a los sentimientos religiosos en el Derecho internacional

Alberto José Ferrari Puerta, Investigador predoctoral FPU , Departamento de Derecho Internacional, Eclesiástico y Filosofía del Derecho , Universidad Complutense de Madrid , Madrid, Spain

14:50
Bioética y espiritualidad: Un acercamiento a la práctica médica frente a las enfermedades crónicas y cuidados paliativos

Jorge Eliecer Martinez Posada, investigador - docente , Escuela de humanidades y estudios sociales , Universidad de la La salle _ Colombia , Colombia

15:10
16:10-16:20

Pausa

16:20-16:50
Salón de Actos "Emilia Pardo Bazán" (Ed. D)
17:00-18:00

Cóctel de despedida

Cafetería - Edificio A
08:30-13:30
17:00-18:00

Online Welcome and Training Session (Live)

Tamsyn Gilbert, Research Network Producer, Common Ground Research Networks, United States
Zoom
08:00-09:00

Registration Desk Open and Welcome Coffee

Calle del Profesor Aranguren, Faculty of Philology, Building D

Shifting Contexts

Asynchronous Session
Moderator
Charles Ho Wang Mak, Lecturer in Law, Robert Gordon University, United Kingdom
Moderator
Marco Guglielmi, Junior Assistant Professor, University of Padova, Italy
Imploring the Aid of Almighty God: An Integration of Theology and Constitution for the Voter Education Curriculum in the Philippines

Brian James Rodriguez, Faculty, School of Arts and Social Sciences, National University Philippines, Metro Manila, Philippines

The Sword and the Sitar: Exploring Violence and Non-Violence in the Bhagavad Gita

Shweta Goyal, Doctoral Researcher, University of Southern Queensland, Queensland, Australia

Noah Karger, Student, PhD, University of Notre Dame, Illinois, United States

Contemporary Views

Asynchronous Session
Moderator
Jesse Eugene Herriott, Student, Ordained Ministry (Unity Minister), Unity Institute and Seminary (UWSI), Missouri, United States
Moderator
Anugrah Brij, Student, Postgraduate Degree in Theology, Senate of Serampore College (University), West Bengal, India
Spirituality in Times of COVID-19: Impacts of Online Engagement

Siobhan Bygate, Lecturer, Politics and International Relations, University of Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

The Persuasive Power of the Biblical Metanarrative of Fall and Condemnation in Protestant Sermons: Whoever Believes in Him Is Not Condemned

Martin Adam, Associate Professor, English Language and Literature, Masaryk University, Jihomoravský kraj , Czech Republic

Supplementation and Modification of Human Needs Hierarchy: An Islamic Perspective

Yahya Alnahdi, Assistant Professor, School of Management, Arab Open University - Muscat, Al Batinah, Oman

Jesse Eugene Herriott, Student, Ordained Ministry (Unity Minister), Unity Institute and Seminary (UWSI), Missouri, United States

Social Connections

Asynchronous Session
Moderator
Noah Karger, Student, PhD, University of Notre Dame, Illinois, United States
Moderator
Maddison Frye, Student, Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership, Regent University, Virginia, United States
Ibn ‘Arabī’s Doctrine of Sainthood: A Paradigm of Integration in Multi-faith and Multicultural Societies

Bushra Subhan, Student, Post Doctorate, International Research Institute of International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan

Shamanic Ritual Images: Comprehensive Enhancement of Emotions, Beliefs, and Conscious States

Hang Sun, Student, Doctoral, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Ishikawa, Japan
Eunyoung Kim, Student, PhD, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan

The Ten Sefirot as a Guide for a Spiritual-educational Development

Arik Segev, Head of the M.Ed. Program in Educational Leadership Development, School of Advanced Studies, Kaye Academic College of Education and Sapir Academic College, Israel

09:00-09:30

Conference Opening

José Luis Ortega-Martín, Full Professor, University of Granada, Scientific Director, Common Ground Research Networks, Granada, Spain
Luis Gonzaga Roger-Castillo, Religion in Society Research Network Chair, University of Jaen, Granada, Spain
Juan Antonio Álvarez-Pedrosa Núñez, Conference Chair, Full Professor, Director of the Institute of Religious Studies, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
Isabel Durán Giménez-Rico, Dean, Faculty of Philology, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
Plenary Room "Emilia Pardo Bazán" (Building D)
09:30-10:30

Plenary Session (in English): Tim Jensen

"Nature and the Climate Crisis: Why it Matters for Scholars of Religion"
Speaker
Tim Jensen, Adjunct Professor, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Moderator
Juan Antonio Álvarez-Pedrosa Núñez, Conference Chair, Full Professor, Director of the Institute of Religious Studies, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
Plenary Room "Emilia Pardo Bazán" (Building D)

Workshop

Asynchronous Session
Moderator
Soodeh Mansouri, Student, Graduate, University of California - Santa Barbara, United States
Moderator
Marco Guglielmi, Junior Assistant Professor, University of Padova, Italy

Complex Considerations

Asynchronous Session
Moderator
Vineet Gairola, Student, Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Moderator
Soodeh Mansouri, Student, Graduate, University of California - Santa Barbara, United States
The Way and the Ladder: Two Models of Spirituality and Their Philosophical Background

Daniel Sorin Farcas, Research and Development Director, Institutul Evanghelic de Studii Religioase, Romania

A Reflection on Leadership and Authority in the Institutions of Belief: A Study through Religious and Political Institutions

Marguerite El Asmar Bou Aoun, Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator, Faculty of Religious Studies / Department of Sciences of Religions, Saint Joseph University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

Dynamic Forces

Asynchronous Session
Moderator
Jesse Eugene Herriott, Student, Ordained Ministry (Unity Minister), Unity Institute and Seminary (UWSI), Missouri, United States
Moderator
Agnieszka Podolecka, University of Warsaw / University of South Africa, Poland
Leaving Religion as a Letting Go Ritual in Narratives about Apostasy

Magdalena Grabowska, Assistant Professor, Institute of Applied Linguistics, Faculty of Languages, University of Gdansk, Poland, Poland

The Freedom of Religion or Belief Nexus with Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism Projects in Kenya and Indonesia

Fathima Azmiya Badurdeen, Postdoctoral Researcher, Faculty of Religion, Culture and Society, University of Groningen, Netherlands

10:30-11:00

Coffee Break

11:10-11:55

Talking Circle

"The Politics of Religion"
Moderator
David Krantz, National Science Foundation IGERT-SUN Fellow, Arizona State University, United States
Room 2 (E-1.102)
11:10-11:55

Talking Circle

"Religious Commonalities and Differences"
Moderator
Katie Khatereh Taher, Student, M.A. School of Religious Studies, McGill University, Quebec, Canada
Room 3 (E-1.103)
11:10-11:55

Talking Circle

"2024 Special Focus—Spaces, Movement, Time: Religions at Rest and in Movement"
Moderator
Núria Reguart-Segarra, Lecturer in Law and Religion, Faculty of Law and Economic Sciences, Universitat Jaume I, Castellón, Spain
Room 1 (E-Salón de Actos)
11:10-11:55

Talking Circle

"Religious Community and Socialization"
Moderator
Claudia Ribeiro Pereira Nunes, Student, PhD, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Room 4 (E-1.104)

Lessons from the Past

Asynchronous Session
Moderator
Maddison Frye, Student, Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership, Regent University, Virginia, United States
Moderator
Anugrah Brij, Student, Postgraduate Degree in Theology, Senate of Serampore College (University), West Bengal, India
Surviving the Forgotten Pandemic and the Role of the Catholic Church: A Challenge to AIDS and a Fight for Life Among South Africa's Migrants

Ron Nerio, Research Programs Director, CUNY Office of Research, City University of New York, New York, United States

Sacred Theft and Narrative Construction: Monasteries of Conques and Vézelay in Medieval France

Xinran Li, Student, Master of Divinity, Harvard University, Massachusetts, United States

Aluk Todolo - the Journey of Puang Matua’s Wisdom from the Rest to the Movement

Halim Wiryadinata, Lecturer, Theology, Universitas Kristen Indonesia, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia

Anugrah Brij, Student, Postgraduate Degree in Theology, Senate of Serampore College (University), West Bengal, India

Action and Reflection

Asynchronous Session
Moderator
Noah Karger, Student, PhD, University of Notre Dame, Illinois, United States
Moderator
Marco Guglielmi, Junior Assistant Professor, University of Padova, Italy
Development of New Age Spirituality in the Soviet Latvia Cultural Space and Its Legacy Nowadays

Solveiga Krumina Konkova, Leading Researcher, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

Philippine "Folk" and the Christian Mystical Tradition

Philip Conklin, Student, PhD, University of California, Santa Cruz, California, United States

Sanmao and Religion

Mandy Chan, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, UOW College Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Spaces and Spectrums

Asynchronous Session
Moderator
Charles Ho Wang Mak, Lecturer in Law, Robert Gordon University, United Kingdom
Moderator
Agnieszka Podolecka, University of Warsaw / University of South Africa, Poland
Exploration of the Religious Practices and Cultural Integration of the Dai Ethnic Minority in Northern Thailand within the Context of Yi- Kuan-Tao

Lim Pey Huan, Student, PhD Candidate, Graduate Institute of Religious Studies in National Cheng Chi University, Taipei, Taiwan

Digital Spirituality

Sonny Zaluchu, Student, Doctoral, Sekolah Tinggi Teologi Baptis Indonesia Semarang, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia

Maddison Frye, Student, Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership, Regent University, Virginia, United States

11:55-12:05

Transition Break

12:05-13:20

Plenary Session (in Spanish): José Ramón Polo Sabau

"Las relaciones entre el Estado y las confesiones religiosas en el Derecho español: Antecedentes y claves de interpretación"
Speaker
José Ramón Polo Sabau, Professor of State Ecclesiastical Law, University of Malaga, Spain
Moderator
Fernando Amerigo, Profesor titular, Derecho Internacional, Derecho eclesiástico y Filosofía del derecho, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain
Plenary Room "Emilia Pardo Bazán" (Building D)
12:05-13:45

Cultural Complexities

Moderator
Katie Khatereh Taher, Student, M.A. School of Religious Studies, McGill University, Quebec, Canada
Room 3 (E-1.103)
Was Shenoute of Atripe a Creator of Coptic Nationalism?

Miloš David, Student, PhD, Institute of Eastern Christianity, Hussite Theological Faculty, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic

12:05
Al-Haram al-Sharif and al-Aqsa Mosque as a Contested Religious Site

Moshe Ma'oz, Professor Emeritus and Senior Fellow, Truman Institute, Hebrew University, HaDarom, Israel

12:25
The Isolation of Religious Art from Community

Paul Shockley, Lecturer, Languages, Culture, and Communication, Stephen F. Austin State University, Texas, United States
Raul Prezas, Associate Professor, Speech and Hearing Sciences, Lamar University, Texas, United States

13:05
12:05-13:45

Political Probe

Moderator
Agnieszka Podolecka, University of Warsaw / University of South Africa, Poland
Room 2 (E-1.102)
The Problem of Theistic Religion’s Supposed Role as a Handmaid of Politics : A Call for Critical Thinking in Dealing with the (Im)migrant Problem

Isidoro Talavera, Philosophy Professor and Lead Faculty, College of Arts and Sciences, Franklin University, Ohio, United States

12:25
Shared Radicalism: Black Anglicans in the Early US Republic and Women in the Early Rastafari Movement

Daive Dunkley, Professor and Chair, Black Studies & Peace Studies, University of Missouri-Columbia, Missouri, United States

12:45
12:05-13:45

Modern Reflections

Moderator
Russell Hoban, Student, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Room 5 (D-01)
The Great Dechurching of America, 2000-2020: The Rise of a Secular Worldview as the New Civil Religion in America?

Derrick Hudson, Director, Graduate Program in Natural Resources and Energy Policy (NREP), Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, Colorado School of Mines, Colorado, United States

12:05
The Protestant Ethic vs. Confucius' Rationalism : Culturally Explaining the Rise of China

Fang Deng, Professor, Sociology, Bridgewater State University, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, United States

12:25
Jewish Identity in Modern Day Cuba: An Interplay of Continuity and Transformation

Jay Sweifach, Professor, Social Work, Yeshiva University, New York, United States

12:45

Maddie Shorman, Student, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin, Texas, United States
Andrew Wong, Student, Master of Theology, Dallas Theological Seminary, Texas, United States

13:05
12:05-13:45

Peaceful Expressions

Moderator
Siddhesh Mukerji, Senior Lecturer, Social, Therapeutic, and Community Studies, Goldsmiths, University of London, United Kingdom
Room 9 (E-1.106)
The Challenge of Secularism to Religion: A South African Christian Perspective

Pieter Verster, Research Associate, Practical and Missional Theology, Faculty of Theology and Religion, Free State, South Africa

12:05
The Otherworldly-secular Conflict and Faith-Based Housing: Menzil Community in Turkey

Abu Bakarr Bah, Presidential Research Professor of Sociology, Sociology Department, Northern Illinois University, Illinois, United States
Osman Aydogan, Research Assistant, Sociology, Sakarya University, Sakarya, Turkey

12:45

David Krantz, National Science Foundation IGERT-SUN Fellow, Arizona State University, United States

13:05
12:05-13:45

Social Ties

Moderator
Farjana Mahbuba, Student, PhD, Australian Catholic University, New South Wales, Australia
Room 1 (E-Salón de Actos)
Values of Swiss Muslims : A Microscopis Analysis of Data Gained by Participant Observation

Mathieu Cudré Mauroux, PhD Student, Chair of Comparative Religious History and Interreligious Dialogue, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

12:05
Ethical-legal Dimensions of Religious Death Practice of Samadhimaran in Jainism and Hinduism

Rishabh Gandhi, PhD Scholar, Department of Law and Governance, Vishwakarma University, Maharashtra, India

12:25
Clandestine Migration: Embodied Liminality and Restorative Spirituality

Isabel Rodrigues, Professor, Sociology and Anthropology, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Rhode Island, United States

12:45
Sacred and Profane Powers in an Afro-Colombian Maroon Community: An Angolan Legacy?

Thomas Desch Obi, Associate Professor, History, City Univeristy of New York, New York, United States

13:05
12:05-13:45

Family and Friends

Moderator
Claudia Ribeiro Pereira Nunes, Student, PhD, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Room 4 (E-1.104)
Friendship, Difference, and the Common Good

Margaret Gower, Assistant Professor, Religious Studies and Theology, Saint Mary's College, Indiana, United States

12:05
Parenting Strategies of Religious Families to Foster Religious Beliefs in a Secular Society

Quinn Galbraith, Sociology and Family Life Research Librarian, BYU, Utah, United States

12:25
The Spiritual Power of Immigrant Children: Spirituality in Times of Crisis and Conflict

David A. Escobar Arcay, Associate Professor, School of Ministry, Palm Beach Atlantic University, Florida, United States
Wilma Robles Melendez, Professor, Early Childhood and Leadership, Fischler College of Education, Nova Southeastern University, Florida, United States

12:45
Learning and Values of Purisimians: The Heart of Colegio de la Purisima Concepcion's Diamond Jubilee Celebration

Glenn Bermejo Baes, Vice Rector, Head - Planning and Development, Graduate School Professor, Administration and Faculty, Colegio de la Purisima Concepcion, Capiz, Philippines

13:05

Late Additions

Moderator
Vineet Gairola, Student, Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Moderator
Charles Ho Wang Mak, Lecturer in Law, Robert Gordon University, United Kingdom
Unmasking the Deviance Undercurrent: The Anatomy of Sexual Depravity in Pastoral Contexts

Mashudu Muthivhi, Lecturer, Human Sciences, University of Venda, Limpopo, South Africa

Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno in the Sacred and Profane Spaces of Quiapo

Albert Romero, Assistant Professor, College of Social Sciences and Philosophy, Bulacan state University, Bulacan, Philippines

Filipino Prophets

Melito Cruz, Assistant Professor, Humanities and Philosophy, Bulacan State University, Bulacan, Philippines

13:45-15:00

Lunch

Cafeteria - Building A
15:00-16:15

Shiffting Spaces

Moderator
Claudia Ribeiro Pereira Nunes, Student, PhD, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Room 1 (E-Salón de Actos)
From Germany to Mount Zion: Christian Students' Sojourn in Jerusalem

Christine Bohlander, Student, PhD Candidate, Durham University, Durham, United Kingdom

15:00
Spirituality and Violent Crisis Manifested on the Tattooed Body: A Mexican Migrant in Denmark

Maja Balle, PhD Student, Department of Social Sciences and Business, Roskilde University Center, København, Denmark

15:20
15:00-16:15

Historical Views

Moderator
Farjana Mahbuba, Student, PhD, Australian Catholic University, New South Wales, Australia
Room 2 (E-1.102)
The Abbey of Saint-André as a Center for Global Chinese Catholic Networks (1927-1949)

Jin Lu, Professor, English and World Languages, Purdue University Northwest, Indiana, United States

15:20
Church Politics in Mid-Victorian Britain: The London Union on Church Matters, 1848-1865

Michael Turner, Roy Carroll Distinguished Professor, History Department, Appalachian State University, North Carolina, United States

15:40
15:00-16:15

Facing Challenges

Moderator
Maddie Shorman, Student, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin, Texas, United States
Room 4 (E-1.104)
Jesus’ Approach in Liberation of the Poor, Luke 4:18-19: A Lesson for Nigerian Leaders

Mary Emilia Aboekwe, Senior Lecturer, Department of Religion and Human Relations, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Anambra State, Nigeria., Anambra, Nigeria

15:00
Religion's Multifaceted Social Influence on Consumption

Kenneth Lord, Dean, College of Business, Eastern Michigan University, Michigan, United States
Sanjay Putrevu, Dean and Dorn Research Professor, Business, Bentley University, Massachusetts, United States
Elizabeth Olson, Student, Doctoral Student, Mississippi State University, Mississippi, United States

15:20
Spiritual Care in Times of War: Secular and Religious Approaches in Israel

Sarah Werren, Postdoc Researcher, Sociology and Anthropology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel

15:40
15:00-16:15

Spirits and Symbols

Moderator
Agnieszka Podolecka, University of Warsaw / University of South Africa, Poland
Room 3 (E-1.103)
Spirits and Social Agency

Sanaa Riaz, Professor, Anthropology, Sociology and Anthropology, Metropolitan State University of Denver, Colorado, United States

15:00
The Biblical Snake in Its Ancient Near Eastern Context: The Symbol of Evil, Good Fortune or the Divine

Deborah Gruber, Assistant Professor, Classical Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, CUNY Queens College, New York, United States

15:20
Religious Freedom as Understood by the UAE and the New Alliance of Virtue: A Conceptual and Historical Analysis

C Donald Smedley, Senior Research Fellow; Director, Center for Track Two Diplomacy and Religious Freedom, Rivendell Institute at Yale University, Connecticut, United States

15:40
17:00-18:30

Case Study Evening: National Museum of Anthropology

Included in the Conference Registration, but please book your spot via Special Events
17:00-18:00

Online Talking Circle

Online Only
Moderator
Tamsyn Gilbert, Research Network Producer, Common Ground Research Networks, United States
Zoom
21:00-23:00

Conference Dinner - La Posada De la Villa

Please book your spot via Special Events
08:30-09:00

Registration Desk Open

Calle del Profesor Aranguren, Faculty of Philology, Building D
09:00-09:10

Daily Update

Plenary Room "Emilia Pardo Bazán" (Building D)
09:10-10:10

Plenary Session (in English): Santiago Manzarbeitia Valle

"Spiritual Meaning and Function of Medieval Mural Painting: Catechesis, Liturgy and Peregrinatio"
Speaker
Santiago Manzarbeitia Valle, Lecturer, Department of the History of Art, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
Moderator
Guadalupe Seijas, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Plenary Room "Emilia Pardo Bazán" (Building D)
10:10-10:40

Coffee Break

10:40-10:50

Transition Break

10:50-12:05

Social Inquiry

Moderator
Maddie Shorman, Student, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin, Texas, United States
Room 1 (E-Salón de Actos)
Religious Trauma: A Phenomenological Inquiry into Impacts on Millennials

Sarah Farrell, Student, PhD student, Our Lady of the Lake University, Texas, United States

10:50
Transitions and Changes in the Spirituality of Migrants: A Case Study with Rural Youth from Peru

Juan Dejo Bendezú, Vicepresident of Research, Philosophy & Theology, University Antonio Ruiz de Montoya, Lima, Peru
Mariana Dupuy, Teacher, Humanities, Universidad Antonio Ruiz de Montoya, Lima, Peru

11:10
11:30
10:50-12:05

Narrative Nuance

Moderator
Russell Hoban, Student, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Room 3 (E-1.103)
Biblical Narratives in the Handmaid’s Tale

Bina Nir, Lecturer, Multidisciplinary Studies, The Max Stern Yezreel Valley College, Israel

11:10
Fostering Community Cohesion: The Role of Recognition in Religious Discourse

Gerard Ryan, Director, Master of Divinity and Master in Theological Studies Degrees and Assistant Professor of Political Theology , Theology, Regis College, Toronto School of Theology, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

11:30
10:50-12:05

Cultural Challenges

Moderator
Katie Khatereh Taher, Student, M.A. School of Religious Studies, McGill University, Quebec, Canada
Room 2 (E-1.102)
Spiritual Spaces and the Politics of Social Exclusion : The Red Tent Case Study

Polona Sitar, Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Primorska, Slovenia

10:50
10:50-12:05

Innovation Showcases

Moderator
Vladislav Ronzhin, Student, Doctorate, Universidad de Granada, Spain
Room 4 (E-1.104)
GodLight: Intersections between Science and Spirituality

Robert Barthelemy, Director/President, Collaboration Studies, Collaborative Innovation Institute, Ohio, United States

10:50
Navigating Self-spirituality through Movement : An Exploration of Yoga as an Approach for Inner and Outer Peace

Sarah Green, Director, Consultancy and Research , Dr Sarah Green Consultancy and Research , United Kingdom

11:10
Mastering the Time Dimension: Integrated Framework for the Bubble of Now - "The Present Moment"

Susheel Kamotra, Founder and CEO, Project Management, Mezbahn Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

11:30
12:05-12:15

Transition Break

12:15-13:05

Community Exploration

Moderator
David Krantz, National Science Foundation IGERT-SUN Fellow, Arizona State University, United States
Room 1 (E-Salón de Actos)
Religion and Politics in Brazil Today

Manuela Löwenthal Lopes, PhD Reserach, Antropology, FAPESP-Brasil, Bayern, Germany

12:15
Surviving the Forgotten Pandemic and the Role of the Catholic Church: A Challenge to AIDS and a Fight for Life among South Africa's Migrants

Jean Halley, Professor of Sociology, Sociology and Anthropology, College of Staten Island and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, New York, United States
Ron Nerio, Research Programs Director, CUNY Office of Research, City University of New York, New York, United States

12:35
12:15-13:05

Workshop

Moderator
Farjana Mahbuba, Student, PhD, Australian Catholic University, New South Wales, Australia
Room 2 (E-1.102)
When Birth and Death Entwine: Rituals around Pregnancy Losses at the Royal Victoria Birthing Center Celebrated by Spiritual Care Professionals

Nathalie Tremblay, Spiritual Care Professional, Psychosocial Service, Montreal Children Hospital - affiliated to McGill University, Quebec, Canada

12:15
12:15-13:05

Faithful Perspectives

Moderator
Vladislav Ronzhin, Student, Doctorate, Universidad de Granada, Spain
Room 4 (E-1.104)
Metaphorical Conceptualization of Inner Peace in Islamic and Christian Literature: A Comparative Analysis

Lorena Bort Mir, Associate Professor, Applied Linguistics, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Susan Ghaffaryan, Univeristy of Religions and Denominations, Iran

12:35
12:15-13:05

Workshop

Moderator
Núria Reguart-Segarra, Lecturer in Law and Religion, Faculty of Law and Economic Sciences, Universitat Jaume I, Castellón, Spain
Room 3 (E-1.103)
12:15-13:05

Views and Values

Moderator
Claudia Ribeiro Pereira Nunes, Student, PhD, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Plenary Room "Emilia Pardo Bazán" (Building D)
Religion - Four Paradigmatic Views

Kavous Ardalan, Professor of Finance, School of Management, Marist College, New York, United States

12:15
13:05-14:15

Lunch

Cafeteria - Building A
14:15-14:30

Transition Break

14:30-16:10

Analysis and Implications

Moderator
Agnieszka Podolecka, University of Warsaw / University of South Africa, Poland
Room 1 (E-Salón de Actos)
Dislocation and Disorientation in the Worship of Dionysus

Luke Gorton, Senior Lecturer, Religious Studies, University of New Mexico, New Mexico, United States

14:30
Translating Religious and Secularist Worldviews in the Public Sphere

Salah Basalamah, Chair and Associate Professor, School of Translation and Interpretation, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

14:50
Bullfighting and Mysticism: A Few Notes Towards the Transmutation of the Soul

Jiri Mesic, Assistant Professor, Departament of English and German Philology, University of Granada, Granada, Spain

15:10
14:30-16:10

Global Growth

Moderator
Núria Reguart-Segarra, Lecturer in Law and Religion, Faculty of Law and Economic Sciences, Universitat Jaume I, Castellón, Spain
Room 2 (E-1.102)
From Brazil to the World: Transnational Lusophone Megachurches

Andrew Johnson, Professor, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Metro State University, Minnesota, United States

14:30
Cults as Religious Foundation: An Object Oriented Practices Approach to Aztec-Catholic Contact

Laura Ammon, Associate Professor of Religion, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies , Appalachian State University , North Carolina, United States
Cheryl Claassen, Research Professor, Anthropology, Appalachian State University, North Carolina, United States

14:50
Exploring Philanthropy in Yemen from the Perspective of Expatriates and Local Charitable Organizations

Sumaia Al Kohlani, Associate Professor, Government and Society, United Arab Emirates University, Abū Z̧aby [Abu Dhabi], United Arab Emirates

15:10
14:30-16:10

Traditions and Trajectories

Moderator
Maddie Shorman, Student, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin, Texas, United States
Plenary Room "Emilia Pardo Bazán" (Building D)
Buddhist-Christian Engagement In Post-War Korea: Arguments of Mobility

Patrick Laude, Professor, Theology and Religious Studies, Georgetown University, Ad Dawhah, Qatar

14:30
Slavery, the Last Parables, and the Loss of Compassion for the Truly Disadvantaged

Mary Marcel, Associate Professor, Experience Design, Bentley University, Massachusetts, United States

14:50
Doping, Sports, and American Protestant Morality: Side-stepping the Ritual of Confession

Annie Blazer, Associate Professor, Religious Studies, William & Mary, Virginia, United States

15:10
14:30-16:10

Transforming Traditions

Moderator
Russell Hoban, Student, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Room 4 (E-1.104)
Enforced Homogeneity and the Politics of Sanatana: Construction of a Popular Hindu Identity in Contemporary India

Daisy Barman, Assistant Professor, Sociology, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management, Bangalore, India, Karnataka, India

14:30
The Female Convert: 'Outcaste' by the Community

Ivy Imogene Hansdak, Associate Professor, Department of English, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India

14:50

Katie Khatereh Taher, Student, M.A. School of Religious Studies, McGill University, Quebec, Canada

15:10
14:30-16:10

Crossing Boundaries

Moderator
Claudia Ribeiro Pereira Nunes, Student, PhD, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Room 3 (E-1.103)
Crossing the Boundaries of the Secular State: Indigenous Spirituality in Political Discourse in Mexico during AMLO‘s Presidency (2018-2024)

Marta Wójtowicz Wcisło, Assistant Professor, Institute of Iberian and Ibero-American Studies, Faculty of Modern Languages, University of Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland

14:30
The Power of Cultural Humility as a Remedy for Ritual Desecration

Raul Prezas, Associate Professor, Speech and Hearing Sciences, Lamar University, Texas, United States
Paul Shockley, Lecturer, Languages, Culture, and Communication, Stephen F. Austin State University, Texas, United States

15:30
16:10-16:20

Transition Break

16:20-16:50
Plenary Room "Emilia Pardo Bazán" (Building D)
17:00-18:00

Closing Reception

Cafeteria - Building A