New from CenSAMM: The Critical Dictionary of Apocalyptic and Millenarian Movements (CDAMM)
The Video Games and Religion: Apocalypse and Utopia online symposium took place on 19 November 2020. Following the event, contributors were invited to provide brief videos/podcasts
Apocalypse and Utopia, 1914-1945. Submission deadline: 4 February 2021. Symposium date: 18 February 2021. Online Symposium: While the apocalyptic resonances of the great global conflicts of the twentieth century
“Many of the themes found in these pages”, Joustra writes, are “gather[ed] […] in a single object” (p. 38): the Table of Seven Deadly Sins attributed to Hieronymous Bosch
James Crossley looks at how labels like 'apocalypticism' are applied in popular and academic discourse.
The Russian news agency, TASS, has reported that Sergei Torop, known as Vissarion, the leader of the Church of the Last Testament which is based in Siberia, has been detained with other leaders of the group
New videos added to the Cold War and the End Times symposiuim page
Call for Papers for online symposium: Video Games and Religion: Apocalypse and Utopia on Thursday 19 November 2020. Deadline for submissions: Friday 30 October 2020
Call for Papers: Apocalypticism and Millenarian Movements in the Ancient World: Call for Papers, Virtual Symposium: 14 August 2020. Deadline for Submissions: 25 July 2020.
When countries began to face the prospect of a COVID 19 lockdown sometime in March, western experts—many of them well-meaning—prophesied a disaster for Africa.