Calling all Digital Religion Doctoral Students for the ISMRC Doctoral Preconference

The International Society for Media, Religion and Culture ( is offering a unique opportunity for Doctoral Students studying Digital Religion topics. Below is a Call for Papers: for the 2nd Doctoral Colloquium Pre-Conference to be held the day before the start of the 2018 ISMRC conference (see: The event will be held at University of Colorado, Boulder.

This pre-conference will provide doctoral students the opportunity to present their research, receive feedback from leaders in the field, discuss theoretical, methodological and professional challenges, as well as network with other peers.
Interested students should prepare a) 1-2 page (500-800 word) extended abstract of the student's thesis/major research project and b) a sample paper/chapter (up to 5000 words) of writing related to the topic.
All materials are to be prepared in English and are due on or before 15th of January 2018.

Please send all applications to the Doctoral Colloquium Chair, Associate Professor Heidi Campbell (, with subject: ISMRC doctoral colloquium application.
Questions may also be directed to the same email.

Important dates are as follows:

Pre-Conference date: 7th of August 2018
Deadline for Paper proposals: 15 January 2018
Notification of acceptances: end of February 2018

We highly encourage international and interdisciplinary student participation in this event!