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Call for Student Posters: Manipulation and Victimization...

Submitted by nabashalam on Sat, 02/25/2012 - 18:23

Annual Conference of the International Cultic Studies Association,
Montreal, Canada, July 5-7, 2012

Calling all students!

The International Cultic Studies Association (ICSA) is holding its
2012 Annual International Conference jointly with Info-Cult/Info-Secte
and in collaboration with the Université de Montréal, The
International Centre for Comparative Criminology (ICCC) of the
Université de Montréal, and l’Association québécoise Plaidoyer-

Please submit your research, including research in progress, and be
part of a growing and exciting international community of researchers
in the field of cultic studies, religious studies and sectarianism,
undue influence, and new religious movements.

Your poster can focus on one or more of the many areas in this diverse
and emerging field including:

•    social psychology or sociology of influence
•    study of harm or treatment of victims
•    history, anthropology and culture of cults or sects
•    demographic studies on the prevalence of new religious or other
•    policy and political science of cultic groups
•    individual subjectivity, agency, and creativity in cultural groups
•    boundaries between the individual and society in group and other

You can submit your poster proposal - an abstract of a maximum of 300
words – in English or French.  Accepted posters can also be considered
for presentation in both languages. We also welcome group research
project submissions.

Deadline for abstracts: February 29, 2012

A prize will be awarded for the best poster presented at the
conference by the President of the International Cultic Studies
Association. All poster presenters will have conference fees waived.

Send your poster abstract to the Conference Committee:
ICSA, P.O. Box 2265, Bonita Springs, FL 34133, USA
Phone: 1-239-514-3081 ◊ Fax: 1-305-393-8193



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