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.



Professor Bettina Schmidt

University of Wales Trinity St Davidà)


Stephen Gregg

University of Wolverhampton

Faculty of Arts, School of Humanities

Email: s.gregg(à)


Chris Cotter

The University of Edinburgh, School of Divinity

Email:  Chris.Cotter(à)