Conference Programme

The conference includes three keynote sessions and 9 panels with 3 speakers each.



(1 July 2019) 


(2 July 2019)   


(3 July 2019)   

Interfaith Conference

(4/5 July 2019)

 9.00 - 10.30

  Session 3 with panels 2 + 3 Session 7 with panels 8 + 9   

 10.30 - 11.00

  Tea/coffee   Tea/coffee    

 11.00 - 12.30

Registration open   

Session 4 with panels 4 + 5

Session 8: Keynote

by Prof Leslie Francis   

 12.30 - 2.00

Lunch  Lunch  Lunch   

 2.00 - 4.00

Session 1:

Alister Hardy Lampeter Lecture

by Prof Ann Taves 

Session 5: Keynote

by Prof Jeremy Carrette 

Departure or programme for delegates of the Interfaith conference 


 4.00 - 4.30




 4.30 - 6.00

Session 2  with panel 1

 Session 6 with panels 6 + 7



Drink reception followed by dinner



Compiled Abstracts

The Religious Experience Research Centre Conference 2019 Programme

Panel 1:
Research at the Religious Experience Research Centre, with papers by Wendy Dossett, Marianne Rankin and Anne Morgan

Panel 2:
Types of Religious Experience, with papers by Melinda Powell, Mara Steenhuisen  and Nicole Graham

Panel 3:
Dialogic approaches to the ethnographic study and written narratives of spirit mediumship and esoteric or religious phenomena (panel organised by Fabian Graham), with papers by Terence Palmer, Dirk Schlottmann and Fabian Graham  

Panel 4:
Spiritual experience and health, with papers by  Emili Pierini, Nicole Holt, and Olivia Luijnenburg

Panel 5:
Religious experience in different communities, with papers by Jennifer Uzzell, DR Ngwako Daniel Sebola and Julia Wright

Panel 6:
Shamanism and Mysticism, with papers by Paul Marshall, Tish Marrable and Zsuzsanna Szugyiczki

Panel 7:
Analysing religious and spiritual experience, with papers by Adam Powell, James Murphy and Alison Robertson

Panel 8:
Religious experience from a medical anthropological perspective, with papers by Simon Dein, Arjan Braam/ Annemarie Noort and Eva Ouwehand

Panel 9:  
Religious experience and interfaith, with papers by Martin Lockley, Johnson Elijah Amamnsunu and Julia Kuhlin