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Conference: “Religion, Evolution and Social bonding” - ISSR Summer Conference.

Oxford (UK)
Domenica, 21 Luglio 2019
Mercoledì, 24 Luglio 2019

The conference is open to all evolutionary approaches to religion, but will focus particularly on themes relating to the current ISSR research project — Religion and the Social Brain.

Conference themes include the following:

  • How religion gradually evolved, and when it really became ‘religion.’
  • The interplay of social, biological and cognitive factors in the evolution of religion.
  • The particular contribution of religion to social bonding and group size.
  • The positive contribution that religion made to human evolution more generally.
  • Evolutionary perspectives on contemporary religion.
  • The theological and philosophical significance of the evolution of religion

A Call for Papers is currently open for this conference. The submission deadline for abstracts is May 27, 2019.

For all details, list of plenary speakers, and registration form and fees:  https://www.issrconference.org