Research Committees

RC22 Sociology of Religion

Established in 1959


RC22 was established with the intention of opening up a broader range of opportunities for participation in the activities of the ISA in the field of the Sociology of Religion. To this end the RC22 undertakes measures: to secure and develop personal and institutional contacts amongst sociologists of religion throughout the world; to encourage the international dissemination and exchange of information on significant developments in the sociology of religion and to promote the development of scientific activities in the sociology world wide; to facilitate and promote international meetings and research in the field of the sociology of religion; to help the non-represented countries to use the RC22 resources and its facilities.

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Board 2018 - 2022

President Afe ADOGAME, Princeton Theological Seminary, USA,
Secretary/Treasurer Anna HALAFOFF, Deakin University, Australia,
Board Members Africa:
Lovemore NDLOVU, Zimbabwe
Michael P.K. OKYEREFO, University of Ghana, Ghana 
Yoshihide SAKURAI, Hokkaido University, Japan
Hossein GODAZGAR, Al-Maktoum College, United Kingdom
Olga BRESKAYA, University of Padova, Italy
Milda ALISAUSKIENE, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania
Latin America:
Juan Cruz ESQUIVEL, CONICET, Argentina
Roberta Bivar Carneiro CAMPOS, Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil
North America:
Jualynne DODSON, Michigan State University, USA
Conrad HACKETT, Pew Research Center, USA

Program Coordinators for IV ISA Forum 2020 are:
Roberta CAMPOS,
Eloisa MARTIN,


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- Category B countries: USD 20
- Category C countries: USD 10
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