Reading Group for Pilgrimage Studies: Introduction to Pilgrimage Literature

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The Reading Group for Pilgrimage Studies, run by The Oxford Pilgrimage Studies Network, is an informal, interdisciplinary forum to discuss readings engaging with the phenomenon of pilgrimage broadly. It meets every other Thursday, during odd weeks in Hilary Term 2019.

Week 1: A review of some of the key pieces of literature pertaining to pilgrimages.


Albera, Dionigi, and John Eade, eds. New Pathways in Pilgrimage Studies: Global Perspectives. London: Routledge, 2016. (pp. 1–17)

Greenia, George. "What Is Pilgrimage?" International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage 6.2 (2018): 7–15.

To register your interest and for access to scans of the readings, please contact the conveners.


Oxford Pilgrimage Studies Network

Contact: Sylvia Alvares-Correa
Helena Guzik

Audience: Oxford only