British Association for the Study of Religions (BASR)

The BASR (formerly BAHR) is one of the older affiliates of the IAHR and hosted an IAHR congress in 1975 in Lancaster. It has published its own bulletin for many years. A conference is held annually. It publishes Diskus as an online peer reviewed journal available at and publishes a Bulletin for members.



Steven Sutcliffe

University of Edinburgh

School of Divinity

Email: s.sutcliffe(à)


Stephen Gregg

University of Wolverhampton

Faculty of Arts, School of Humanities

Email: s.gregg(à)


Chris Cotter

Lancaster University

Department: Politics, Philosophy and Religion

Email: c.cotter(à)