Symposium Programme

Symposium Programme

Please notice that this programme is preliminary and will be subject to change. The final programme will be published after the registration process has been completed in mid-April.

Wednesday 25.6

09.00                  Registration and coffee
09.45                  Words of welcome
10.00                  Keynote: Prof. Benjamin E. Zeller, Lake Forest College, Chicago, USA:

Totem and Taboo in the Grocery Store

11.00                  Music
11.15                   Donner Prize Winner 2014
12.00                  Lunch
13.30                  Paper Session 1
15.00                  Coffee
15.30                  Paper Session 2
19.00                  Reception at the Donner Institute

Thursday 26.6

08.30                  Paper Session 3
10.00                  Coffee
10.30                  Paper Session 4
12.00                  Lunch
13.30                  Keynote: Prof. Gunnar af Hällström, Åbo Akademi University, Finland:

Daily bread or heavenly bread? The meals of the early church reflections of Christian ideology and search for identity.

 14.30                  Coffee
15.00                  Paper Session 5
19.00                  Conference Dinner

Friday 27.6

08.30                  Paper Session 6
10.00                  Coffee
10.30                  Paper Session 7
12.00                  Lunch
13.30                  Paper Session 8
15.00                  Coffee
15.30                  Keynote: Dr. Graham Harvey, Open University, UK

Respectfully eating or not eating horses, pigs, ants or carrots: defining religion as  everyday food rules

16.30                  Closing of the conference