Annual Meeting | October 22 – 24 | Portland, Oregon

The SSSR+RRA 2021 Annual Meeting will be held in two modalities – an In-Person Conference on October 22-24, 2021 at the Hilton Portland Downtown in Portland, Oregon and a one-day Virtual Conference on Saturday, October 16, 2021.

In-Person Conference – October 22-24, 2021

The In-Person Conference in Portland will include all of the features you’ve come to expect from the SSSR+RRA annual meeting, including sessions on current research, opportunities to meet and interact with colleagues and experts in the field, and the social and networking benefits that only an in-person conference can provide.  Your registration for the in-person conference also includes registration to the one-day Virtual Conference on October 16.  You get two conferences for the price of one!

The Hilton Portland Downtown is prepared to follow all COVID-19 protocols in place at the time of the conference to ensure the safety and well-being of our attendees.  We expect all attendees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. Proof of vaccination status may be requested during the conference.  Anyone without proof of vaccination may be prohibited from attending the conference.

Download the Final SSSR+RRA 2021 Conference Program

Virtual Conference – October 16, 2021

The SSSR+RRA Virtual Conference will be a one-day event, held on Saturday, October 16, 2021 online.  Registration for the Virtual Conference does not include access to any of the In-Person Conference sessions or events.

Download the Revised 2021 Virtual Conference Program

SSSR+RRA 2021 Virtual Presenters Tips

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The annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion provides scholars from across the social and behavioral sciences the opportunity to present their research, network with other scholars, meet with acquisitions editors from major publishing houses, and become familiar with current research. Each year SSSR meets jointly with the Religious Research Association (RRA) in late October or early November. A typical annual meeting includes three plenary sessions, several receptions, and approximately 450 papers in 140 sessions over the course of three days.