The Tehran Psychiatric Institute and Mental Health Research Center, in conjunction with Deputy for Research, Iran University of Medical Sciences, and the Office of the Leader's Representative in the University, will hold the 2nd International Congress on Religion and Mental Health, 21-23 April 2007, Tehran, Iran.
The purpose of the Congress is to explore the relationship between mental health and religion in all its wide scope and related aspects and to provide an opportunity for interreligious and interdisciplinary conversation. We also hope that the event will encourage the establishment of Centers and Courses of Interdisciplinary research in the field of Mental Health and Religion.
Submission deadlines for the 2007 Tehran International Congress are:
Abstract: December 15, 2006. Submit an abstract (700 words maximum) of original conceptual or empirical research.
Research-in-Progress Submissions (discussing new ideas or work at an early stage): December 15. Submit a summary of tentative results, 3000 - 3500 words, for inclusion in conference proceedings
Poster: February 20, 2007.
Panel, Workshop, Tutorial, and Symposium Submissions: December 15, 2006. Submit a 1500 - 2000 word proposal covering objectives, issues to be covered, names & addresses of panel/symposium members (4 max.).
For more details go to http://www.iums.ac.ir/index.php?slc_lang=fa&sid=57 .
I have spoken with two people who attended the previous Congress in Tehran, and both of them talked of the experience in glowing terms. If you have the opportunity, please consider attending!