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Call for papers: “Faith-Based Organizations in Welfare Politics in Europe and the USA” (2019 ECPR General Conference)

Call for papers: “Faith-Based Organizations in Welfare Politics in Europe and the USA” (2019 ECPR General Conference)

Call for papers for the 2019 ECPR General Conference in Wroclaw Panel on “Faith-Based Organizations in Welfare Politics in Europe and the USA” Panel Convenors: Josef Hien (University of Milan, josefhien@googlemail.com) and Matthias Kortmann (Technical University of Dortmund, matthias.kortmann@tu-dortmund.de) Abstract This panel focuses on the role of religious organizations in welfare service provision and social politics in the 21st century. Traditionally, religious organizations have been important actors in welfare states both as providers of social services (on behalf of the…

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Call for papers: Visiting Religion in “Global Africa”

Call for papers: Visiting Religion in “Global Africa”

The University of the Free State invites proposals for a conference to be held at the Black Mountain Leisure and Conference Hotel, Bloemfontein, South Africa from 24 September 2019 to 26 September 2019 Visiting Religion in “Global Africa” 1. Context New dynamics in Africa, how religious groups organize themselves, how they relate to the state, each other and the broader society, the political and social issues around which they mobilize and engage, and how African governments are responding to their…

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Call for papers: “The rise of a Christian right in Europe” (2019 ECPR General Conference)

Call for papers: “The rise of a Christian right in Europe” (2019 ECPR General Conference)

ECPR General Conference 2019, Section “Religion and politics in a secular age: pattern, dynamics and consequences” CALL FOR PAPERS FOR THE PANEL: “The rise of a Christian right in Europe” Madalena Meyer Resende (NOVA University of Lisbon) Anja Hennig (Europa Universitaet Viadrina) Panel Abstract Christianity and nationalism have been part of the ideological make up of modern right wing political forces. After the 2015 refugee crisis the defense of European Christianity against Islam gained a new relevance in both East…

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Call for Papers: Religionization and Citizenship

Call for Papers: Religionization and Citizenship

Citizenship Studies Special Issue: Religionization and Citizenship Guest Editors: Guy Ben-Porat and Yoav Peled Call for Papers The resurgence of religion in the public sphere (dubbed de- or post-secularization,resacralization, or religionization) is a well-known and widely commented upon phenomenon in much of the world. According to José Casanova, in the 1980s “religion, leaving its assigned place in the private sphere, had thrust itself into the public arena of moral and political contestation” (Casanova 1994:3). Bryan Turner has averred that “The…

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Call for Papers: Strictly observant religion, gender and the state

Call for Papers: Strictly observant religion, gender and the state

Call for Papers: Strictly observant religion, gender and the state Conference held at the Woolf Institute, Cambridge March 25-26, 2019 This conference seeks to address the question how strictly observant religious groups or “fundamentalists” (Harding 2001) challenge two basic principles within contemporary societies: gender equality and the modern state. The conference will bring together political scientists, sociologists, social anthropologists, gender studies scholars, postcolonial scholars, theologians and religious studies scholars to discuss different approaches to the contestations over gender roles, patriarchy…

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Call for papers: Religious Actors in the International Sphere (Paris, 3-4 December 2018)

Call for papers: Religious Actors in the International Sphere (Paris, 3-4 December 2018)

CERI (Sciences Po Paris) – GSRL (EPHE/CNRS) – IRSEM – CESPRA (EHESS) Religious Actors in the International Sphere 3-4 December 2018 at the CERI and the Ecole militaire, Paris Call for papers Deadline for responses: 15 September 2018 The role of religious actors in the international public sphere is no longer easy to define. We observe a growing involvement of such actors in international issues, be they diplomatic, military, economic, social or cultural. Yet, at an analytical level, theories of…

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Vacancy: Post-Doc Position – Université libre de Bruxelles

Vacancy: Post-Doc Position – Université libre de Bruxelles

One post-doctoral position, 12 months, Project “Governing values, governing through values, governed by values? The European Union as a risk polity”, Cevipol-IEE, Université libre de Bruxelles (2018-2019) This is a call for applications for one full-time post-doctoral position (12 months) on an interdisciplinary project on European politics and values based at the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB, Brussels, Belgium). The researchers will join a team under the supervision of a scientific committee (Ramona Coman, François Foret [spokesperson], François Heinderyckx). Prospective…

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Cfp: Politology of Religion: A Biannual Conference

Cfp: Politology of Religion: A Biannual Conference

Call for Papers “POLITOLOGY OF RELIGION: A BIANNUAL CONFERENCE” November 23-24th 2018, Belgrade We kindly invite you to participate in the international scientific conference “Politology of Religion: A Biannual Conference”, to be held on November 23-24th 2018 in Belgrade, Serbia. The conference will be hosted jointly by the Politics and Religion Journal and the Faculty of Political Science, University of Belgrade. The conference is dedicated to the latest challenges regarding the complex relations between politics and religion. Therefore, we are…

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New Publication: Politics and Religion Journal (Vol. 12, No. 1, 2018)

New Publication: Politics and Religion Journal (Vol. 12, No. 1, 2018)

A new issue of the Politics and Religion Journal (Vol. 12, No. 1, 2018) is online here. TABLE OF CONTENTS EDITORIAL THE WORD OF THE GUEST EDITOR Roberto J. Blancarte TOPIC OF THIS ISSUE POLITICAL PARTICIPATION OF EVANGELICALS IN COLOMBIA 1990 – 2017 Bibiana Ortega RELIGION AND MORAL CONSERVATISM IN BRAZILIAN POLITICS Maria das Dores Campos Machado POLITICAL PARTIES AND CHURCHES IN ARGENTINA: INTERSECTIONS IN QUICKSAND Marcos Carbonelli THE NATIONAL REVOLUTIONARY PARTY AND THE RELIGIOUS QUESTION Roberto J. Blancarte, Monica…

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Conference: Freedom of Religion: Recent ECtHR and CJEU Case Law

Conference: Freedom of Religion: Recent ECtHR and CJEU Case Law

Conference Freedom of Religion: Recent ECtHR and CJEU Case Law Strasbourg, 18-19 October 2018 Key topics: Freedom of religion at national and international levels The State’s duty of neutrality Places of worship and religious practice Conscientious objectors Religious education Religious symbols and clothing Relationship between the State Please click here for the detailed programme and speakers list: http://www.era.int/?127479&en.