Welcome to ISORECEA 2012 conference website

The 10th Conference of the ISORECEA (International Study of Religion in Eastern and Central Europe Association) will be held in Iaşi, Romania from 19 – 21 April 2012. The topic of the conference is: “Religion and power relations in Central and Eastern Europe”.

See the call for papers for a more detailed overview.

Organizing institutions

– Faculty of Social Work and Sociology

– Center for Social Development Association.


The selection process of the participants was completed on 15 December 2012

Please, create your own account to introduce your personal details and pay your conference fee and ISORECEA membership fee.

Information about Iaşi, transportation, accommodation

See the Practical information section for maps, useful links and details about travelling and accomodation. The section will be regularly updated.

We advise participants to book their accommodation as soon as possible.


ISORECEA 10th Conference “Religion and Power Relations in Central and Eastern Europe”

19 and 21 April 2012, “Petre Andrei” University of Iaşi, Romania

Practical information

Travelling to Iaşi

Iaşi can be reached by plane from Bucharest, Wien, Timişoara and Rome international airports or by train (international trains).

Iaşi can be reached also by bus or car, but we do not recommend this.


From Vienna there is one daily direct flight that leaves Vienna at 11:15 and one back that leaves Iaşi at 13:35.

Between Bucharest and Iaşi there are 10 daily flights between 8:00 am and 21:20.

Also, there is a flight Timişoara–Iaşi at 18:05 and Iaşi–Timişoara at 10:00 am (daily, except Sunday).

See details at:

Vienna Airport, Austria

Bucureşti International Airport „Henri Coandă”

Timişoara International Airport „Traian Vuia”

Iaşi Airport, distanced 8 km from the conference venue and indicated hotels.

Bacău International Aeroport „George Enescu”, situated 83 km from Iaşi could also be a travel option.


Those whose paper proposals were accepted for presentation at the 2012 ISORECEA conference, have received an email with practical details including hotel prices and discounts for our conference.

We recommended those hotels because they are closest to the conference venue.

Other hotels can be found on www.Booking.com by searching „Iasi, Romania”.


Payment procedure


The deadline for payment is 25 January 2012. Only those who have paid their participation will be included in the conference programme.

As indicated in the „Call for papers”, participants will pay together the conference fee and the ISORECEA membership fee for 2012–2013 (or only for 2013, in case of those who have their membership fee paid for 2011–2012). Both fees differ based on the Table of Economies used by the International Sociological Association: http://www.isa-sociology.org/table_c.htm

You can pay the fee using your credit card.

Once the payment is transferred into our account, we have limited possibilities to give you the money back. The transaction may be cancelled only within 24 hours after you initiate the payment. If you wish to cancel your transaction, please send an email immediately toisorecea2012@gmail.com which is the official email of the conference.

The Supplier for our payment solution is the company C – Solution L.T.D. (Plăți Online.ro) which respects all international security standards for online payment processing.

This transaction will appear on your card statement as „Plati Online” or „Online Pay”.

*** In order to pay you should first create your account and register for the conference. Then, you will choose your fee category and you will be directed to a dedicated website for online payments. The registration is open from 29 December 2011.

Useful links

Shopping area, malls and restaurants