Important dates

Registration opens3 February 2014
Abstract submission deadline15 March 2014
Poster abstract submission deadline30 April 2014
Poster upload deadline31 May 2014
Registration deadline31 May 2014
Abstract and title editing deadline31 May 2014
Conference begins20 June 2014
Conference ends22 June 2014

Latest news

(06/01) Program announced

(05/28) Another plenary spekears confirmed

We are pleased to announce that Deborah Kelemen and Maurice Bloch have been confirmed as keynote speakers .

(03/12) Plenary speakers confirmed

We are pleased to announce that Dan Sperber and Richard Sosis have been confirmed as keynote speakers for the 2014 IACSR conference.

(02/26) Practical info published

The conference website now contains info about travelling and accomodation.

(02/03) Registration opens

Registration for the conference is open! We look forward to seeing you in Brno.

(02/02) The conference website launched

The conference website has been launched.


The 5th IACSR Conference “Religion Explained? The Cognitive Science of Religion after Twenty-Years" will be held in Brno, Czech Republic from 20 to 22 June 2014.

We invite interested scholars and students to submit proposals for papers and/or posters for possible inclusion in the program. Please see the call for papers for details.

The conference venue is the Lecture hall of the Museum of Applied Arts, Husova 14, Brno (number 1 on map).

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All prospective participants (those who wish to present a paper as well as those who do not) are kindly asked to register. Abstracts have to be submitted via the online registration form. You can change your profile and your abstract using the registration interface at any time, up to the day of the deadline for the particular part of the application (see Important dates on the right).

Information about Brno, transportation, accommodation

See the Practical information section for maps, useful links and details about travelling and accomodation. The section will be regularly updated. We advise participants to book their accommodation soon.