International Association for the History of Religions

IAHR promotes the scientific study of religion assisting the international collaboration of all scholars, member and affiliate societies contributing to the historical, social, and comparative study of religion. The theme of the last congress in 2015 was  Dynamics of Religion: Past and Present.  See

The IAHR Quinquennial World Congresses constitute milestones in the history of the IAHR and the international study of religion, and in addition, the IAHR Special and Regional Conferences help promote and support the scientific study of religions in various countries and regions around the world.

International event
Last Event: 
2015, Erfurt, Germany
Next event: 
2020, Dunedin, Aotearoa-New Zealand