The Highgate Cemetery in London. Images as a Socio-Religious Practice

The Highgate Cemetery in London. Images as a Socio-Religious Practice

Duration: 2014–2018 The study of Victorian Highgate Cemetery in London, which remains in use, is our recent research project of the network International Exchange on Media and Religion and with Heythrop College at the University of London, UK, T. The…

Just Published: Religion in Cultural Imaginary. Explorations in Visual und Material Practices

Just Published: Religion in Cultural Imaginary. Explorations in Visual und Material Practices

The members of the Imaginaries Network have just published their research. Here you can find the Table of Contents and the paper abstracts: Religion in Cultural Imaginary. Explorations in Visual und Material Practices Daria Pezzoli-Olgiati (ed.), Nomos: Baden-Baden, 2015. Religion…

Religion in Cultural Imaginary: Explorations in Visual andMaterial Practices

In 2011, the research network Religious Images and Cultural Imaginaries started to meet for regular seminars to discuss the central question to what extent the category “imaginary” might be a helpful heuristic tool to engage with the complexity and plurality…

Seminar 2014: Images as Socio-Religious Practices, Trento 28-30 August 2014

Introduction of the new topic: images as socio-religious practice Paolo Costa, Why do practices need images? inaugurated the new focus on images as socio-religious practices with a philosophical overview on the role of images as a necessary part of meaning…

New Project: Images as Socio-Religious Practices

The new project of the International Exchange on Media and Religion focuses on images as cultural products that enable a wide range of practices within or in interaction with religious symbol systems. We will begin with a critical discussion of…

Published: Approaches to the Visual in Religion

Published: Approaches to the Visual in Religion

The aim of this project was to discuss different methodological approaches to visual media. One of the main tasks of the seminar was the critical characterisation of the different approaches to images, considering their focuses and limits. Being an interdisciplinary…