Aug. 2023 Conference

The next IAPR conference is set to take place in The Netherlands in 2023. Abstracts sent between Jan 24 and Feb 8 were not received do to a technical error that has since been corrected, so please submit them again. As a result of the error, the deadline for abstract submissions has been extended to March 31. We apologize for any inconvenience. If you have any questions please send an email to 

A new board gets elected

Elections take place during each congress to elect new and renewed board members of IAPR.

IAPR Groningen, the Netherlands
"The Psychology of Religion in an Entangled World"

August 21 to 24, 2023

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Conference Theme

Scholars in the Psychology of Religion (PoR) employ different disciplinary and methodological perspectives to study diverse topics, such as lived spirituality, religious diversity and health and wellbeing. Today, due to challenges such as globalization, climate change and shifting power structures, many of these topics are becoming increasingly complex. The PoR requires new horizons to tackle them: novel methodological tools, theoretical insights, collaborations and a critical reinterpretation and decolonization. This conference aims to bring together experts who can offer fresh perspectives to the PoR because of their unique methodological approach or (inter)disciplinary background and who will inspire the field to address today’s challenges in new ways.

Call for paper and panels

You are welcome to submit an abstract for the conference until March 31st, 2023. Contributions may take the form of poster, paper or panel. Posters and papers can be presented offline or online. Panels can only be presented offline. Presenters will be informed about acceptance of their abstracts in May 2023. Participants may appear as first author on a paper and/or poster only once. Exceptions are keynote speakers, pre-conference presenters, discussants and panel chairs. Non-first authorship is unlimited. Named first authors should register for the conference and present their work. Registration starts on the 9th of January 2023!
Please see the website for more information about the different formats and the submission link:

About IAPR Conferences

The IAPR organizes biannual Conferences addressing various topics of interest to the Association with key lectures, symposia, paper presentations, poster-sessions, and other forms of exchange that may be fruitful for the progress of psychology of religion. At each Conference, agreements are reached about the location and organizational responsibilities for future Conferences.