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Professor Grace Davie

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Academic Awards

2008 Honorary Doctorate in Theology, University of Uppsala, Sweden


Professional Organizations

SISR (International Society for the Sociology of Religion)

1990-98  Council member

1994-98  Convenor and in this capacity, program chair of two major international conferences (Québec 1995, Toulouse 1997) each of which gathered 300 plus scholars from over 30 countries.

ISA (International Sociological Association)

1990-98  Member of Research Committee 22 (Sociology of Religion) of the ISA

2002-06  President, Research Committee 22

2006-10  Invited member of Programme Committee for 2010 ISA Conference


ASR (Association for the Sociology of Religion)

1997  Member International Committee

1998  Chair International Committee

1999  Elected member of the Council

2002  President Elect and Program Chair for Chicago meeting

2003  President

Appointments in other universities

1992  Visiting scholar, Faculty of Theology, University of Uppsala; return visits in September 1994, December 1995

1994  Visiting lecturer, Centre for Religious Studies, Vilnius University

1996  Directeur d'études invité, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris

1998  Visiting lecturer, Institute of Sociology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow

1998  Directeur d'études invité, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris

2000-01  Appointment as the Kerstin Hesselgren Professor in the University of Uppsala (as visiting professor for 2000-01 session)

2002  Visiting scholar, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia

2003  Directeur d'études invité, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris

2005  Adjunct professor, Hartford Seminary, Connecticut (fall semester)

2006-07  Visiting professor, University of Uppsala (including four weeks spent at the Collegium for Advanced Studies of the University of Helsinki)

2010 on  Further visits to the University of Uppsala to support the work of a new research programme on The Impact of Religion - Challenges for Society, Law and Religion - see for more details.

Current Trusteeships

St Luke's College Foundation

Member and current Chair

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The Reid Trust for the Higher Education of Women

Member and former Chair