The next NZASR conference will take place in Sydney on 7-8 December 2017, in conjunction with the Australian Association for the Study of Religions. Call for papers closes on 1 September. Further details are available from the conference website: https://www.aasr.org.au/2017-conference/.



Past conferences

In 2015, the NZASR met jointly with the Australian Association for the Study of Religions, in Queenstown from 8-10 December. The conference programme with abstracts of papers delivered is available as a PDF file.

In 2013 the NZASR met at the Wellington Campus of Massey University from from 9–10 December. The conference programme with abstracts of papers delivered is available as a PDF file.

In 2011 the NZASR met jointly with the Australasian Association of Buddhist Studies, in Queenstown from 7-9 December. The conference programme with abstracts of papers delivered is available as a PDF file.

The XXth Quinqennial World Congress of the International Association for the History of Religions took place in Toronto, August 15-21 2010. The theme of the Congress was Religion: A Human Phenomenon.

The 2010 NZASR conference, 'A Century from Durkheim: Perspectives from the Pacific', was held at Victoria University of Wellington, from 30 June-2 July. The conference programme with abstracts of papers delivered is available as a PDF file.

Towards a Unified Science of Religion
University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, 12-14 February 2010. Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, University of Otago.

The Bible and Critical Theory seminar
Dunedin, 7-8 February 2010. The conference programme is available online.

The 2008 NZASR conference, 'Being Heard, Being Engaged: Religious Diversity and the Diversity of Religious Studies Research', was held in Rotorua from 2-4 July. Abstracts of papers delivered are available as a PDF file.

The 2007 NZASR conference, 'The Conference without a Theme', was held in Queenstown from 6-8 June. The 2007 NZASR Conference Programme is available as a PDF file.