E. Thomas Lawson, Editor, Journal of Cognition and Culture, about LEVYNA: "My visit to Levyna was the highlight of the year for me. I found it to be a place of vibrant intellectual discourse in friendly surroundings and a group of first rate students.”
The 5th IACSR Conference “Religion Explained? The Cognitive Science of Religion after Twenty-Years" will be held in Brno, Czech Republic from 20 to 22 June 2014. More info here: http://www.phil.muni.cz/relig/iacsr2014/
LEVYNA Workshop 2013 is over. Thank you all for coming!
We are happy to welcome a new LEVYNA member, an anthropologist John Shaver. John holds a PhD degree in Anthropology from University of Connecticut, where he worked under the supervision of Richard Sosis. He has conducted 2 years of fieldwork in Fiji, using a variety of qualitative and quantitative methods to study local religious practices.
The interim director of LEVYNA for the fall semester 2013, Tom Lawson, has safely arrived to Brno. Welcome!
LEVYNA members Joseph Bulbulia and Dimitris Xygalatas, and LEVYNA Research Associate Ronald Fischer have received a grant from New Zealand India Research Institute for a research project on "Religion, community making, and well-being in New Zealand and India"
LEVYNA researcher Danijela Jerotijević has been appointed Director of the Centre for Cognitive Anthropology in Bratislava. She will hold this position along her LEVYNA affiliation. We are very proud of you, Danijela!
LEVYNA researcher Michaela Porubanova has been appointed Assistant Professor of Psychology at State University of New York, Farmingdale. Best of luck, Michaela, LEVYNA is very proud of you!
Report on the Homo Experimentalis conference in the Religion Bulletin: http://www.equinoxpub.com/blog/2013/05/homo-experimentalis-the-place-of-experimentation-in-the-scientific-study-of-religion/