Digital Media and Sacred Text

17 June 2013, 09:00 - 18:00
The Open University Camden Centre, London

This one-day conference will bring together academics interested in the study of digital sacred text from a wide range of religious traditions, including sociologists, ethnographers, media scholars, computer scientists, digital humanists and theologians. We also welcome religious practitioners and publishers engaged in creating digital sacred texts.

We are delighted to announce that the keynote speaker will be Professor Heidi Campbell (Texas A&M). Professor Campbell's presentation will be titled "Negotiating Authority and Building a Technological Apologetic through Digital Bible Work."

12 other speakers have been selected to participate. You can access the latest version of the programme below. 

Event details

This event will be held at Room 2, The Open University, 1-11 Hawley Crescent, Camden Town, London, NW1 8NP.

This event is being organised by Dr Tim Hutchings (Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change, Open University).

The programme will begin at 09:00 on Monday 17 June (first paper 09:30), and end at 18:00 (final paper ends 17:35).

Lunch and light refreshments will be provided.

Delegates staying in London are invited to join Tim Hutchings for dinner and drinks on Sunday evening and/or Monday evening. If you would like to attend, please indicate this on your registration form. The venue and likely costs will be announced nearer the time of the event.

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