Conference: ‘Le fait religieux dans les manuels d’histoire’ – December 2-4, 2015, Le Mans

The first international conference of the IPRA (with the partnership of the Institut européen en sciences des religions, EPHE, and with the help of the CERHIO), entitled ‘ Le fait religieux dans les manuels d’histoire. Contenus. Pratiques. Institutions. Essai de comparatisme à l’échelle internationale’ (Religion in history school books. Contents. Ways of teaching. Institutions. Attempt at an international comparison) will take place from December 2 to 4 at the Université du Maine. 30-odd scholars and experts from all around the world will be gathered to study the teaching of religion in history classes. The opening lectures will be given by Jérôme Grondeux (Inspecteur général de l’Éducation Nationale) and Isabelle Saint-Martin (director of the IESR – Institut européen en science des religions).

Daniel Rivet, historian, will give a plenary lecture on  December 3rd (in French): “De la comparaison entre civilisations au choc des incultures : retour sur un demi-siècle de représentations”

Practical information:

  • Dates: 2, 3, 4 December 2015 (plenary lecture: December 3, 20h30)
  • Place: Université du Maine, bâtiment B.U., avenue Olivier Messiaen – 72085 Le Mans (plenary lecture: amphithéâtre Mercure – UFR de Droit)
  • Languages of the lectures: French, English
  • Open to everyone, free access

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