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MEDJUGORJE 2021 : Challanges of Pilgrimage and Religious Tourism in Post-Pandemic World


When Nov 5, 2021 - Nov 7, 2021
Where Medjugorje, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Submission Deadline Aug 15, 2021
Final Version Due Nov 7, 2021
Categories    tourism   religious tourism   pilgrimage   religion

Call For Papers

Dear To Whom This May Concern,
We invite you to apply and participate in the International Scientific Symposium on "Challenges of Pilgrimage and Religious Tourism in the Post-Pandemic World", which will be held 5-7 November 2021 in Medjugorje, Bosnia and Herzegovina, organised by Herzegovina University.

The thematic sub-units of the Symposium are:
1. The phenomenon of Medjugorje as a destination of pilgrimage (40th anniversary)
2. The development of pilgrimage organisations and religious tourism at the turn of the 20th and 21st
3. The pilgrimage experience during a pandemic
4. Manifestations of religious tourism and pilgrimage in different religious traditions

We are pleased to announce the following guest speakers who will enhance the Symposium with their rich academic and professional experience:
Dr. Vitor Ambrósio, Estoril Higher Institute for Tourism and Hotel Studies, Portugal (Researcher in Religious Tourism and Pilgrimages)
Dr. Danijel Pavlović, Singidunum University, Belgrade, Serbia
International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage (editorial member)
Dr. Patricia Zanketić, Kršan Municipality, Croatia (Management of Pilgrimages and Religious Events (co-author of the book)

The conference will be held in the official languages of Croatian and English. However, other official languages in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegrin language are welcomed. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, and those that pass the double-blind review will be published in the scientific journal of Herzegovina University 'Putokazi'. Participation fee is 50 EUR. For more information be free to reach us at:

Important dates: Aug 15th 2021 - Deadline for application and submission of abstracts |
Sep 1st 2021 - Notice of acceptance of abstracts | Oct 1st 2021 - Publication of the symposium program | Nov 7th 2021 - Deadline for submission of papers

We apologise if you have received multiple copies of your invitation letter. We kindly ask if you could forward this invitation to anyone who may also be interested.

Best regards,
Organizational Committee of the Symposium

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