Notices

***IMPORTANT*** Do not respond to any suspicious emails using the name of our society and our President.

Several members have reported receiving dubious emails requesting assistance, seemingly sent under the name of our President but originating from different email addresses. Please be aware that our President has never personally sent emails to members seeking any form of assistance. All announcements from EASSSR are officially communicated to our members through our designated email…

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Call for Paper (JDTREA)

Dear EASSSR members, We would like to share with you the following information provided by DAOS. Please contact idaos@daejin.ac.kr directly for any inquiry.   In 1992, Daesoon Academy of Sciences (DAOS) was established at Daejin University. The Journal of Daesoon Thought and the Religions of East Asia (JDTREA) is an international collaboration, supported by the…

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„ÄźCall for Papers„ÄĎThe Journal of Daesoon Thought and the Religions of East Asia (JDTREA)

Dear Members, We would like to share the following information from Daesoon Academy of Sciences (DAOS) for your interest. It includes a promotional reward for presenters of the coming Annual Meeting.   In 1992, Daesoon Academy of Sciences (DAOS) was established at Daejin University. The Journal of Daesoon Thought and the Religions of East Asia…

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Call for Papers (EASSSR)

The 4th Annual Meeting of the East Asian Society of Scientific Study of Religion (EASSSR) ¬†Taipei, Taiwan (online or hybrid meeting) ¬†August 13th to 14th, 2022 Religion and Spirituality in the Global East: Covid-19 Reflection and Civilizational Transformation Religion and spirituality are two concepts that are highly related, entangled and elusively defined. Compared to their…

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[Call for Papers] The 2021 Annual Conference

The 3rd Annual Conference of the East Asian Society for the Scientific Study of Religion ¬†‚ÄúReligion and Peace in East Asia: The Roles of Religion in Times of Crises” July 17 to 19, 2021 Jeju National University, Republic of Korea (Online meeting) ¬†Call for papers The spread of COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to move…

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The Inaugural Speech by Francis Song

Prospects of Social Scientific Study of Religion and the Role of EASSSR I sincerely express my thankfulness to all of us here attending this ‘new normal’ Executive Council Meeting through Zoom. I think, as the second president, that I must express my special and valuable gratitude to the first President of the Society, Professor Fenggang…

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The Outgoing Speech by Fenggang Yang

East Asian Society for the Scientific Study of Religion: Past, Present, and Future ¬†¬† As the outgoing president, I want to make this speech short, so that we leave more time for the new president and future planning. Nevertheless, I want to make three points. First is a brief account of the history of our…

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Minutes of Executive Council Meeting on Sep 11, 2021

Minutes of¬†Executive Council Meeting¬† audio_only [Date & Place] Sep 11, 2020 (Eastern Time in the USA), Zoom meeting [Attendees] Fenggang Yang, Francis Song, Yoshihide Sakurai, Kwangsu Yoo, Anna Sun, Mark Mullins, David Palmer, Francis Lim, Kuo-Hsien Su, Hung-jen Yang, Tomoko Fukuda, Youngbin Lim; (Invited) Chris white [Agenda] Meeting Chair’s greeting and introduction (Yoshihide Sakurai, Hokkaido…

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[Call for Papers] Cancelled

Dear members and friends of EASSSR, Due to the fact that the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic remains uncertain on some aspects and in multiple societies, we have decided to extend the deadline of submitting proposals for paper presentation at the annual conference of EASSSR to the end of March 2020. Consequently, the decision of acceptance has…

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Election Result in 2019

We officers¬†are very glad to announce that the below candidates were finally elected in the 2019 EASSSR election for new leadership with almost 100 % support, as you see in the attached file. Although only 55 of 168 eligible voters participated in the voting, we believe that the high level of support is reflecting a…

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[Call for Papers] The 2020 EASSSR Conference in Jeju-Cancalled

The 3rd Annual Meeting of the East Asian Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (EASSSR) ‚ÄúReligion and Peace in East Asia:¬†Reconsideration of¬†Roles of Religion in the Post-Secular Age” July 23 to 25, 2020 Jeju National University, Republic of Korea Call for papers ¬† Religion has always played an important central role in promoting hope…

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Brief Bio and CV for Candidates for Election in 2019

Dear all paid members, We officers are pleased to provide all candidates’ brief bio¬† and CV for some of them for the 2019 EASSSR election. All paid members have the right to vote for this election with a guidance by¬† e-mail. The voting process by Surveymonkey will be available for two weeks from November 1…

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The 2nd Annual Conference of EASSSR (Call for Papers)

Call for Papers ¬† The 2nd Annual Conference of the East Asian Society for the Scientific Study of Religion Theme: ‚ÄúEast-West Encounters and Religious Change in Modernizing East Asia‚ÄĚ Dates:¬†¬† July 27-28, 2019 Place:¬†¬† Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan ¬† East Asia has undergone globalization and modernization in the last five hundred years. The first encounter…

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Call for Papers: Chinese Christian Art and Literature

Call for Papers ¬† Chinese Christian Art and Literature Dates: May 3-5, 2019 (arriving on the 2nd¬†¬†and departing on the 6th) Place: Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA ¬† The Center on Religion and Chinese Society at Purdue University invites papers that examine the relationship between Christianity and art or literature in Chinese societies. We…

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Call For Papers of NAASR and AASR

¬† ¬† Annual Conference 2018 Call for Papers NgńĀ WńĀhi Tapu/Sacred Place: Continuity and Change¬† ¬†   The third Joint Conference of the New Zealand Association for the Study of Religions (NZASR) and the Australian Association for the Study of Religions (AASR) will be hosted by the University of Auckland 29-30 November 2018. The plenary…

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