BASR Annual Conference 2017

University of Chester, 4-6 September 2017

Theme: Narratives of religion

‘Narrative’ has emerged as valuable category of analysis in the study of religions. This conference takes narrative as its theme with a view to testing its efficacy and resilience for elucidating constructions of religion.

Keynote (Tuesday 5th September)
‘Narratives of Pagan Religion’
Professor Ronald Hutton


Online booking for the conference is now open, via the links below. Closing date for registration is Friday 18 August.

Draft programme

A draft version of the conference timetable and programme is now available via the link below:

NB please note that this is only a draft, and will change as the conference approaches. Please check back here for the final version at the start of the conference.

Accommodation for day delegates

Please note that partial attendance is only available as day delegate – if you are booking as a day delegate you will need to source your own overnight accommodation if you need it. Some options are provided below.

Off-campus accommodation within easy walking reach:

Also recommended for off-site accommodation:

Gladstones Library

Further information

Further updates and announcements, including the Conference Programme, will appear here and across social media in due course. For any general enquiries, please contact the Conference Organisers Drs Wendy Dossett, Dawn Llewellyn, Alana Vincent & Steve Knowles on

We’re looking forward to seeing you in Chester in September.






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