Politology of Religion: III Bi-Annual Conference 2021


We kindly invite scholars, researches, doctoral students, policy-makers and other stakeholders interested in the complex relationship between religion and politics to send their panel and/or paper proposals for the upcoming Third bi-annual conference on Politology of Religion. This two-day academic event will take place in Belgrade (Serbia) on May 28-29, 2021, and is jointly organized by the Faculty of Political Sciences (University of Belgrade) and Politics and Religion Journal. Conference is supported by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of Republic of Serbia.

This conference is dedicated to the latest challenges regarding the complex relationship between religion and politics. That is why we are looking forward to receiving highly qualitative panel and paper proposals examining this relationship from various academic backgrounds and methodological approaches. Both qualitative and quantitative papers are welcome.

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Submission guidelines

We are interested in receiving both paper and/or panel proposals (in word or pdf format). Submission deadline is February 28, 2021.

Complete paper submission includes the following: Paper proposal (title of the paper, abstract up to 250 words, and 4-5 keywords), and Author’s short bio (Full name of the author(s), position held, academic background, contact details, and short list of publications).

Complete panel submission includes: Panel proposal (title of the panel, abstract up to 250 words, and 4-5 keywords), 3-5 paper proposals (with title and abstract) and short bios of all panel participants. At this moment, we are happy to receive panel-seeking-papers submissions, which will be disseminated on the web site of Politics and Religion Journal.

All submissions should be sent directly to Dr. Marko Veković via Email: marko.vekovic@fpn.bg.ac.rs and/or herrvekovic@gmail.com

Conference fee

Conference fee is 70 Euros. PhD and doctoral students are offered a discounted price of 55 Euros. Conference fee should be payed via PayPal, while detailed payment details will be provided after paper or panel approval.

Conference fee covers two lunches, two dinners, and coffee breaks for all participants. Special discounted prices in nearby hotels will be offered for all participants. Travel expenses are expected to be covered by participants.

Additional information will be disseminated in a due time.

After the conference

After the conference, all participants will be invited to submit their full papers for publication in the Conference proceeding published by the Center for Study of Religion and Religious Tolerance and Faculty of Political Sciences University of Belgrade (with ISBN). We will publish up to 15 papers. Expected deadline for submission of papers is late July 2021, while the proceeding will be out of print by late December 2021.

Only few authors with the outstanding conference papers will be invited to submit their work for consideration in Politics and Religion Journal. Final decision on which authors will be invited to submit their work will be done by the conference Program board. 

Venue of the conference

Politology of Religion: III Bi-Annual Conference 2021 will be held at the Faculty of Political Sciences University of Belgrade, Jove Ilića 165, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia.

Additional information 

Please contact Dr. Marko Veković for any additional information regarding the conference via Email: marko.vekovic@fpn.bg.ac.rs or herrvekovic@gmail.com