Call for Candidates - S&WG Head elections 2021

Religion and Communication Working Group

The Religion and Communication Working Group (REC) will be holding online elections for one Vice-chair position, for the term 2021 - 2025.

The elections will be held online from 16 June until 14 September using the SurveyMonkey platform. Individual members and representatives of institutional members who are also registered as members of the REC working group are eligible to stand for a position and to vote.

The current officers, Yoel Cohen (chair) and Binod Agrawal (vice-chair) were elected in 2019, while Míriam Diez is serving as interim vice-chair since 2020.

Interested candidates must send their name, institutional position, a statement of no more than 500 words and a photograph to elections [at] with a copy to the REC working group’s current officers, Yoel Cohen (prof.yoelcohen [at], Binod Agrawal (indianharmony [at] and Míriam Diez (miriamdb [at], no later than 16 May.

All candidates must be current members of IAMCR, and of the REC working group. To verify if you are a member of the working group, log in to your IAMCR account and select “My Sections and Working Groups” from the menu.

You can find the election rules at:

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