Religion and the Transition to Adulthood

Tuesday, July 15, 2014: 5:30 PM-7:20 PM
Room: Harbor Lounge B
RC22 Sociology of Religion (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizer:
Kati NIEMELA, University of Helsinki, Finland
Which Tradition Shall I Reject? The Dilemma of Second-Generation Members of New Religious Movements (Oral Presentation)
Eileen BARKER, London School of Economics / Inform, United Kingdom

Third Culture Kids and Intergenerational Challenges in Migrant Communities: Korean Christians and Tamil Hindus in Germany (Oral Presentation)
Sabrina WEISS, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany; Sandhya MARLA, female, Germany

Something Is Changing: Italian Young People Between Religious Indifference and New Form of Believing (Oral Presentation)
Franco GARELLI, University of Torino, Italy; Roberta RICUCCI, University of Torino, Italy

Voluntary Commitment in Church-Based Environments As a Chance of Generating Meaning for Adolescents (Oral Presentation)
Christel GÄRTNER, University of Muenster, Germany

Orthodox Christianity and Mixed Religiosity Among Russian University Students (Oral Presentation)
Ekaterina GRISHAEVA, Ural Federal University, Russia; Anastasiya CHERKASOVA, Researcher, New Zealand

No Longer ”Believing In Belonging” – Generation Y Challenging Church Membership (Oral Presentation)
Kati NIEMELA, University of Helsinki, Finland

From Traditional Religiosity to Religious Diversity - Youth and Religion in Post-Soviet Latvia (Distributed Paper)
Anu HEINONEN, University of Helsinki, Finland