Law and Religion Scholars Network Conference: 5-6 May 2016

Law and Religion Scholars Network Conference: 5-6 May 2016

The 2016 Law and Religion Scholars Network (LARSN) Conference will be held on Thursday 5th and Friday 6th May 2016 at the School of Law and Politics at Cardiff University and will be organised by Dr Russell Sandberg and Caroline Roberts.

Papers are invited from both academics and postgraduate research students on any aspect of Law and Religion. Papers will be 20 minutes in length with five minutes for questions and it is intended that a number of themed panels will be held in addition to the general sessions. To submit a paper for consideration, please complete the Abstract Submission Form, providing an abstract of up to 200 words to Russell Sandberg ( by Monday 29th February 2016.

The 2016 LARSN Conference will form part the Cardiff Festival of Law and Religion. The Festival will celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the LLM in Canon Law at Cardiff University, the first degree of its type in a British University since the Reformation. A number of events will be held to reflect upon how the study of Law and Religion has developed over the last twenty-five years and the likely future trajectory. This will include the launch of F Cranmer, M Hill, C Kenny and R Sandberg (ed) The Confluence of Law and Religion: Interdisciplinary Reflections on the Work of Norman Doe (Cambridge University Press, 2016). 

The full programme and details on how to register for the LARSN Conference will be available from early March. The registration fee for the conference will be £20.00 for one day or £30.00 for both days. Unfortunately, the Centre is unable to provide administrative support or cover costs for transport and accommodation.

For further information and any queries, and/or to join the Law and Religion Scholars  Network (membership is free), please contact: Russell Sandberg