Conf/CfP - The Cognition of Belief, June 2, 2017, Georgetown University, Washington D.C, USA

Publish Date: Jan 01, 2017

Deadline: Feb 17, 2017


June 2, 2017 – Georgetown University, Washington D.C

“The Cognition of Belief,” a conference sponsored by the John Templeton Foundation, will be hosted by Georgetown University on June 2nd, 2017. We are pleased to invite abstracts for poster presentations from scholars interested (broadly) in characteristics of, or factor that influence, manifestations of belief in the human mind.


Abstract submission is now open and will close February 17, 2017.

Conference Program (tentative)

Symposium 1: Cognitive insights into mechanisms of belief

Dr. Jordan Grafman – Northwestern University

Dr. Will Gervais – University of Kentucky

Dr. Miguel Farias – Coventry University

Dr. Adam Green – Georgetown University

Symposium 2: Implications for religious freedom and understanding cross cultures

Dr. Jonathan Jong – University of Oxford

Dr. Kelly Clarke – Grand Valley State University

Dr. Fern Elsdon-Baker – Newman University

Dr. Fathali Moghaddam – Georgetown University

Poster session

Address: Funding opportunities and priorities for the cognition of belief

Dr. Nicholas Gibson – The John Templeton Foundation

Keynote Address: Dr. Justin Barrett – Fuller Theological Seminary

Please contact Ms. Nhi Dinh at with any questions.

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