Welcome to IAPR Conference in Hamar Norway

August 21.-24. 2017

Culture, Context and Existential Challenges

The International Association for the Psychology of Religion (IAPR) holds bi-annual conferences that serve as a meeting point for scholars from all over the world to share the latest research findings in the field. We are pleased and honoured to announce that the IAPR Conference 2017 will be held in Hamar, Norway and will take place in August 21st -24th.

An overarching theme for the conference is Culture, Context and Existential Challenges. The keynote speakers are Dr. Valerie DeMarinis, Dr Kenneth I. Pargament, Dr. Mohammad Khodayarifard, and Dr. Tatjana Schnell. They are all world leading researchers in psychology, religion and spirituality, culture and existential meaning-making. In addition, the program consists of a number of presentations and seminars.

Increasingly, the IAPR Conferences have become an essential place for meeting and dialogue between researchers and scholars from a vast array of countries. We cordially invite you to attend this conference and present your empirical and/or theoretical research on any topic connecting psychology and religious behaviour such as religion and mental health, religion and psychological development, religion/spirituality, religious development, cultural perspective, neurosciences. We expect to cover a wide variety of topics. The language of this Conference will be English.

Conference venue and accommodation are both at Scandic Hotel Hamar. Hamar is situated 120 km north of Oslo, 80 km from Oslo airport.