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Symposium: ‘Bridging disciplinary gaps in the study of extreme beliefs’ 16th of September 2022

Datum evenement: 16 September 2022
Locatie: Hybrid


Explaining Extreme Belief and Extreme Behavior
International Symposium: Bridging disciplinary gaps in the study of extreme beliefs
When: Friday 16 September 2022
Where: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands; and online
Organizers: Nora Kindermann, Naomi Kloosterboer, Rik Peels, Chris Ranalli

Set-up of the symposium
This event is part of our International workshop, Explaining Extreme Belief and Extreme Behavior, held on the 15th and 16th of September 2022. On the 16th, we will organise a symposium on interdisciplinarity in seeking explanations for extreme belief and extreme behavior. This symposium will address such questions as: What are the obstacles and challenges to interdisciplinarity when it comes to explaining extreme belief and extreme behavior?; What are best practices of interdisciplinarity on this subject?; Which questions regarding explanations for extreme phenomena can be tackled by individual disciplines and which ones not?. The two events are independent, so one can attend the one without attending the other.

Confirmed speakers and their discipline:
Elanie Rodermond (criminology and Law)
Sophia Moskalenko (social psychology)
Jan Willem van Prooijen (sociology)
Lorne Dawson (religious studies)
Naomi Kloosterboer (philosophy of action)
Nora Kindermann (normativity)
Beatrice de Graaf (history and anthropology)
Gerrit Glas (psychiatry and philosophy)

Cautionary note: The workshop will be held physically, but also digitally for those who can only attend online.

To register for this event (for both physical and online attendance), please fill in this form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeDcznSN0JeC-TdLqTj7pOv_44q6Z81AaqKga5xs1075UtXSg/viewform?usp=sf_link

You can view the (provisional) itinerary by clicking this link: Provisional workshop schedule

Physical attendance:
Regular attendees: 200 euros.
PhD students: 150 euros.
Students: 100 euros.
This fee includes the workshop dinner on Thursday night.

Digital attendance: for free. Registration will be needed, though.