CALL FOR PAPERS: Milestones & Turning Points

1st November, 2023


Following last year's successful event, and to celebrate 25 years of the Woolf Institute, we are hosting our second two-day, in-person conference in Cambridge on 7 and 8 February 2024. Our title this year is 'Milestones and Turning Points'

We especially welcome proposals from postgraduate students and early career researchers, as well as from practitioners working with faith communities.

Milestones and Turning Points

We welcome abstracts for papers that explore how this year's themes (taken individually or collectively) contribute to the understanding, interpretation, or application of religious practices in historical and contemporary contexts.

Examples of milestones and turning points might include:

These are just suggestions, we welcome individual interpretations of the theme.


Proposals should include title, abstract (300 words), and biography (100 words).

Please send submissions to Dr Danielle Padley at

Deadline: 1 November 2023

Full submission guidance can be found here

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