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Workshops, conferences and other events on religion and politics.

Conference: Ten year of publishing the Politics and Religion Journal (PRJ)

Conference: Ten year of publishing the Politics and Religion Journal (PRJ)

The Center for Study of Religion and Religious Tolerance and the Faculty of Political Science University of Belgrade jointly organized an international scientific conference dedicated to the tenth consecutive year of publishing the Politics and Religion Journal (PRJ). The Conference was held on November 25th 2016 and around 30 researchers had a chance to present their work in 7 different panels. Prof. Miroljub Jevtic, editor-in-chief, together with Prof. Dejan Milenkovic, opened the conference. For the full program, and photos of…

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Conference on Populisms and Religion in Europe

Conference on Populisms and Religion in Europe

2nd conference concerning the Populism in Europe, part of our research funded notably by the Council of Europe. POPULISM(S) & RELIGION(S) IN EUROPE POSTGRADUATE SEMINAR SERIES- IPSE DOCTORAL SCHOOL 2015-2016 3-4 JUNE 2016 Collège des Bernardins, 20 rue de Poissy, 75005 Paris The third and last international conference will be held in November 2016 at the University of Luxembourg with the research question on Populisms and Economy in Europe. The conference proceedings will be published in winter 2016-17 in the…

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International Seminar on Theology, Religion and Politics (Buenos Aires, November 26, 2015)

International Seminar on Theology, Religion and Politics (Buenos Aires, November 26, 2015)

INTERNATIONAL SEMINARY OF THEOLOGY, RELIGION AND POLITICS November 26, 2015, Florencio Varela, Buenos Aires, Argentina PEC (Cultural Studies Program) part of IEI (Initial Studies Institute) Institutional support: UNIVERSITY OF BERGEN UNIVERSITY OF BELGRADE CLACSO (Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales) IPSA (International Political Science Association)-RC43 Politics and Religion Academic coordination: Dra. Emilce Cuda Presentation of international jounal: Politics and Religion. Director: Dr. Miroljub Jevtic. Special Number 2015 about Latin America 10:00 – 10:30 Brekfast Conference Dr. Miroljub Jevtic. University of Belgrade:…

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Research Sessions 2016 – Call for Proposals

Research Sessions 2016 – Call for Proposals

The 2016 ECPR Research Sessions will take place at Radboud University Nijmegen, from 28 June – 1 July 2016. The Research Sessions offers established collaborative groups the opportunity to step away from their hectic work schedules and focus on commencing, or completing, their research in an environment conducive to concentrated discussion. The proposal, which should be no longer than 3000 words, should specify the research question and locate it within the relevant scientific debate and theories. It should include: the…

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Call for sections: 2016 ECPR Graduate Student Conference

Call for sections: 2016 ECPR Graduate Student Conference

The next Graduate Student Conference will take place at the University of Tartu in Estonia from 10-13 July 2016. The Call for Sections is open until 30 September, and the board of the standing group on ‘religion and politics’ invites young scholars to propose a section related to our field of expertise. If you have any questions about the conference, please don’t hesitate to contact the conference organization at graduateconference@ecpr.eu and/or the standing group convenor, Prof. Jeff Haynes, at jeff.haynes@londonmet.ac.uk….

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2015 UCSIA summer school on “Religion, Culture and Society”

2015 UCSIA summer school on “Religion, Culture and Society”

Call for applications for the 2015 UCSIA summer school on “Religion, Culture and Society: Entanglement and Confrontation”. This summer school is a one-week course taking place from Sunday 23rd of August until Sunday 30th of August 2015 (dates of arrival and departure). This year the programme will focus on the topic: Is Faith-based Violence Religious? Topic: Despite the predicted secularization process that would make religion less salient in the global world, the topic of faith biased violence remains hugely relevant,…

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Conference: Islam and Democracy. Exploring the Strategies of Political Islam

Conference: Islam and Democracy. Exploring the Strategies of Political Islam

The Cordoba Foundation NATIONAL CONFERENCE ISLAM AND DEMOCRACY: Exploring the Strategies of Political Islam and the Muslim Brotherhood’s Contribution On the back of a trending upsurge in interest and critique of political Islam following the Arab Spring, and particularly the Muslim Brotherhood, this timely conference seeks to unpick the nature and manifestation of political Islam in Britain today. The conference will principally explore whether the ideology of the Muslim Brotherhood is congruent with the values and principles of democracy; the…

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Religion and Political Theory Centre Lecture Series 2014-15

Religion and Political Theory Centre Lecture Series 2014-15

Religion and Political Theory Centre Lecture Series 2014-15 Multidisciplinary Engagements with Religion Wednesday 24 September 2014, Council Room ‘Spiritual Governance: The Chaplain as Priest of the Secular’ Winnifred Fallers Sullivan , Indiana University Bloomington Thursday 30 October 2014, Council Room ‘Religious Divisions After the Reformation: A Spur to Secularization?’ Ben Kaplan, UCL (University College London) Thursday 4 December 2015, Council Room ‘Equality and Discrimination Law: What has Religious Conscience Got to Do with It?’ Maleiha Malik, King’s College London Tuesday…

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RC43 panels at the IPSA Montreal Conference

RC43 panels at the IPSA Montreal Conference

Towards the end of July, Political Scientists from all over the world will gather in Montreal for the 23rd World Congress of Political Science. The Research Committee 43 on Religion and Politics hosts the following 12 panels* Civil Society and Religion Chair: Prof. Jeffrey Haynes Palais des congrès – 512d Wednesday, July 23rd – 13:00-14:45 Governance Implications of EU Integration for Post-communist States Chair: Prof. Jeffrey Haynes Palais des congrès – 522b Tuesday, July 22nd – 11:00-12:45 Individual Attitudes towards…

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Religion, Nation(alism) and Transnationalism Symposium

Religion, Nation(alism) and Transnationalism Symposium

The University of Western Sydney’s Religion and Society Research Centre invites you to attend the: Religion, Nation(alism) and Transnationalism Symposium Speakers: Saïd Arjomand, State University of New York Julia Day Howell, University of Western Sydney Mark Hutchinson, University of Western Sydney Patrick Michel, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales Enzo Pace, University of Padua Bryan Turner, Australian Catholic University and City University of New York Firdaus Wajdi, State University of Jakarta and University of Western Sydney Date: Wednesday, 09…

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