A graduate student workshop – taught by leaders in the field
and held in conjunction with the meetings of the Association
for the Study of Religion, Economics, and Culture
February 28 – March 2, 2019
sheds light on the role of religion in numerous areas of economics
including; economic history, development, conflict, political economy,
institutions, collective action, identity, philanthropy and social
capital, population trends and family dynamics, crime, health, beliefs,
and more. But getting started can be hard.
students to the economics of religion through a combination of formal
instruction, conference sessions, advice, interaction, and feedback.
The instructional lectures will summarize key concepts and results; the
ASREC conference sessions will cover recent research in the field;
Q&A sessions will provide practical advice and resources; meals,
receptions, and other social events which will help participants build
relationships with both students and established scholars. The workshop
builds on the success we have had with past ASREC conferences and
advanced graduate workshops.
Jared Rubin (Chapman U.), Dr. Jean-Paul Carvalho and Dr. Michael McBride
(UC Irvine), and other ASREC scholars.
your name, university affiliation, email, name of a faculty reference,
and your reasons for applying. Chapman’s Institute for the Study of
Religion, Economics, and Society (IRES) and the John Templeton
Foundation will cover the cost of economy flights, hotel, meals, and
conference registration. Send applications to firstname.lastname@example.org by December 1st, 2018.
for more about ASREC, the March 2019 conference, and the program for last year’s workshop.