Notices

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…

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…

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…

Newly Elected Leaders of EASSSR

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…

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…

Call For Papers of NAASR and AASR

    Annual Conference 2018 Call for Papers Ngā Wāhi 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…