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Conference Day 1

Sunday June 19th 2022

[Slight changes in the program are still possible!]

8:15 - 8:45

Wake Up Yoga

Morning yoga for everybody interested! Yoga instructor Tonia Schilling leads a yoga session every morning, suitable for all levels. (Bring a comfy outfit!)

9:00 - 10:30

Welcome and Opening Words

Welcoming words and introductions: Francois Gauthier and Katri Ratia.

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

Coffee and refreshments @ the venue.

11:00 - 12:30

Plenary I

Ritualizing, Film, Loss

Four short films on the theme of ritualizing and loss, followed by an open discussion about their implications for ritual creativity and ritual criticism.

Org: Ronald Grimes and Cailleah Scott-Grimes.

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch Break

Lunch for invited guests @ Restaurant Diyarah, Rue de Lausanne 81.

14:00 - 15:30

Panels and Workshops

Slot1: What Can Be Done With Angels and Against Demons in Contemporary Lives and Culture?

Organizer: Adam Possamaï, Discussants: Terhi Utriainen, Alfonsina Bellio.

Slot 2: Crafted Rituals in Modern Societies: Ways of Thinking, Doing, and Knowing

Presenters: Deirdre Meintel, Nicolas Boissière, Isabelle Kostecki.

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break

Coffee and refreshments @ the venue.

16:00 - 17:30

Plenary II

Esoteric Dance and Immortality: The Gurdjieff Movements and the Development of an Immortal Body

Presenter: Carole Cusack

Conservative Christianity, LGBTQ+ People, and the Rite of the Scapegoat 

Presenter: Douglas Ezzy

18:30 - 20:00

Dinner and Networking

Dinner for the invited guests @ Restaurant Le Grand Pont, Rte de Bourguillon 2.