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An interdisciplinary conference
Magdalene College, Cambridge 7th–9th December 2006
New: Conference Schedule
New: List of Speakers
Sponsored by the Cambridge Templeton Consortium (The Templeton Foundation), this conference will engage a range of archaeological and anthropological research in discussions aimed towards the understanding of prehistoric religion and spiritual activity. Presentations will include recent research from prehistoric Malta (the context of extraordinary prehistoric religious architecture and cult), prehistoric Europe and anthropology.
Malta forms a focus for this conference, the culmination of a sponsored programme of research entitled `Explorations into the conditions of spiritual creativity in Prehistoric Malta'.
Contributions are invited for presentation in sessions focused on the theory of cult and religion, agency, religious practice, art, architecture and cult places. A volume of the papers will be prepared for publication in 2007.
See the full conference schedule here
Call for papers—titles and abstracts: 1st August 2006
Submission of final abstracts: 1st October 2006
Final confirmation of attendance: 1st November 2006
Submission of papers for publication: 9th December 2006 (at the conference)
See also the list of Cult in Context Seminars
Rooms in College will be available for speakers only. The adjacent Arundel House Hotel offers good, reasonably priced rooms. Contact Details: Arundel House Hotel, Chesterton Road, Cambridge CB4 3AN. Tel. 01223 367701 www.arundelhousehotels.co.uk
Conference fee, Food and Refreshments Coffee and tea provided within the Conference fee for non-speakers (£30, £15 for full-time students), (daily rate: £12 per day, £7 for full-time students). An excellent buffet lunch and the Conference Dinner will be available at additional cost.
Caroline Malone and David A. Barrowclough.
Cult in Context Conference
McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research
Cambridge CB2 3ER