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Annual Conference - Overview





Bordeaux, France

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The International Cultic Studies Association (ICSA) is conducting its 2017 Annual International Conference jointly with Info-Secte/Info-Cult of Montreal and Société Française de Recherche et d’Analyse de l’Emprise Mentale (SFRAEM). 

The conference will take place in Bordeaux, France from June 29 through July 1, 2017 (preconference workshops on Wednesday June 28). 

The meeting site is  at Athénée Père Joseph Wresinski, Place Saint Christoly, 33000 Bordeaux. With an amphitheater of 250-300 people, and several small meeting rooms, this is the place chosen for the organization of the congress ICSA 2017, in accordance with the support of the Mayor of Bordeaux, Alain Juppé.

Though the theme of the conference is cultic dynamics and radicalization, the program will be varied, with numerous sessions pertinent to former members of cultic groups, families, helping professionals, researchers, and others. 

See the links on the left for more information.