ICSA Annual Conference: Social Contagion in Groups and Society

The International Cultic Studies Association (ICSA) is conducting its 2022 Annual International Conference jointly with Info-Secte/Info-Cult of Montreal.

Conference Theme: Exploring the Needs of People Who Leave Controlling Groups and Environments

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ICSA Annual Conference: Challenging the popular perceptions of Transcendental Meditation

For over half a century, the Transcendental Meditation Program has enjoyed undeserved, positive pop-cultural visibility in the West, receiving endorsements from the famous and influential, recently including notables such as Oprah Winfrey, Ellen DeGeneres, Katy Perry, Tom Hanks and Michael J. Fox. How can this popular perception be successfully challenged?

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