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Call for papers: Nonreligion and Secularity Research Network 5th International Conference

Call for papers: Nonreligion and Secularity Research Network 5th International Conference

Call for Papers| 5-6 July 2018, King’s College London Nonreligion and Secularity Research Network 5th International Conference Worldviews in World View: Particularizing Secularism, Secularity and Nonreligion Convener: Dr Stacey Gutkowski, King’s College London Conference Assistants: Yosr Ben Slima and Sam Jeffery In his Formations of the Secular, Talal Asad called on researchers to attend to the nuanced, case-specific, historical processes whereby conceptual binaries are established and mobilized towards the formation of the ‘secular’ as a modern epistemic category and ‘secularism’…

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Call for papers: “It’s the Economy, Unbeliever! Alternative Spiritualities and Economic Practices” – International Conference, Turin, 5-6 December 2017

Call for papers: “It’s the Economy, Unbeliever! Alternative Spiritualities and Economic Practices” – International Conference, Turin, 5-6 December 2017

Call for papers It’s the Economy, Unbeliever! Alternative Spiritualities and Economic Practices – International Conference University of Turin, Luigi Einaudi Campus, 5-6 December 2017 In recent decades, the relationship between religion and economy has been a topic of interest for economics, on the one hand, and social sciences, on the other; but interdisciplinary approaches has been openly promoted only rarely. The relevance of the relationship between these two spheres lies in the plurality of economic and business models developed by…

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Cfp: conference on “Religion in a Global World: interfaith relations and political processes”

Cfp: conference on “Religion in a Global World: interfaith relations and political processes”

Call for papers for the International scientific conference “Religion in a Global World: interfaith relations and political processes”. The conference is organized by the Russian State University for the Humanities (RSUH) together with The Politics and Religion Journal (Serbia) and the Working Group 01 of the International Sociological Association (ISA) This Conference also celebrates and expands upon the special edition of the Politics and Religion Journal published in 2016. The Conference will provide roundtables, thematic discussions and meetings with authors….

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Call for papers: Religion, economy, and welfare (ECPR General Conference, Olso 6-9 September 2017)

Call for papers: Religion, economy, and welfare (ECPR General Conference, Olso 6-9 September 2017)

Religion, economy, and welfare: universal values, plural interpretations, and local politics Convenor: Xabier Itçaina (CNRS, Centre Emile Durkheim, Sciences po Bordeaux) x.itcaina@sciencespobordeaux.fr While contemporary religious campaigns on issues related to family policy, educational policy and civilizational issues enjoy high visibility in the media and the public sphere, this is not the case for socio-economic campaigns led by religious actors. Yet religious social thought continues to inspire conceptions of economic and welfare linkages and of local and regional socio-economic configurations. These…

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Call for papers: Religion and morality policy implementation (ECPR General Conference, Oslo 6-9 September 2017)

Call for papers: Religion and morality policy implementation (ECPR General Conference, Oslo 6-9 September 2017)

CALL FOR PAPERS Religion and morality policy implementation In the research on morality politics, scholars examine intensively how religion determines policy outputs and dynamics of policy change. This focus is primarily motivated by the relevance of religious doctrines. They shape individual and collective belief systems, including certain practices, norms, and values and hence, challenge liberal principles such as autonomy, freedom and equality. If these religious values prevail, they are able to determine the political process and outputs of morally charged…

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Call for papers: Religious diversity, gender and citizenship (ECPR General Conference, Oslo 6-9 september 2017)

Call for papers: Religious diversity, gender and citizenship (ECPR General Conference, Oslo 6-9 september 2017)

Religious diversity, gender and citizenship Claude Proeschel (Fondation Nationale de Sciences Politiques-GSRL, claude.proeschel@wanadoo.fr) and Luca Ozzano (University of Turin, luca.ozzano@unito.it) ECPR General Conference, Oslo 6-9 september 2017 Please send paper proposals of up to 200 words to the convenors by email by 5 February 2017. DO NOT submit the proposals electronically at this stage: the papers accepted for the panel will be included in the panel proposal by the convenors themselves. You just need to have an active MyECPR account…

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Cfp: Religion and the Rise of Populism

Cfp: Religion and the Rise of Populism

http://explore.tandfonline.com/cfp/pgas/crss-call-for-papers-religion-rise-populism The editors of the journal Religion, State and Society are pleased to invite contributions to a special issue, slated for publication in early 2018. The special issue will investigate the roles of religion in recent trends towards populist politics, in particular as manifested in public reactions to migration, the rise of new nationalisms, and the increasing prominence of radicalism. Growing evidence suggests that these developments are taking centre stage throughout the world, set in a wider context of global…

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Cfp: Religion and Gender in Migration to and from Central and Eastern Europe

Cfp: Religion and Gender in Migration to and from Central and Eastern Europe

The ‘Central and Eastern European Migration Review’ invites researchers, scholars and authors to submit their articles to Special Issue: Religion and Gender in Migration to and from Central and Eastern Europe. Guest editors: Katarzyna Leszczyńska, Faculty of Humanities, AGH University of Science and Technology Sylwia Urbańska, Institute of Sociology, University of Warsaw Katarzyna Zielińska, Institute of Sociology, Jagiellonian University Despite the dynamic development of migration studies in recent decades, the interplay between gender and religion in their impact on migratory…

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Call for panels and papers: “Religion, Politics, and the Public Sphere: Contesting Liberalism?” (ECPR General Conference, Oslo, 6-9 September 2017)

Call for panels and papers: “Religion, Politics, and the Public Sphere: Contesting Liberalism?” (ECPR General Conference, Oslo, 6-9 September 2017)

Call for panels and papers ECPR General Conference (Oslo, 6-9 September 2017) https://ecpr.eu/Events/EventDetails.aspx?EventID=96 Section on “Religion, Politics, and the Public Sphere: Contesting Liberalism?” Convenors: Luca Ozzano, University of Turin (luca.ozzano@unito.it) and Anja Hennig, Europa-Universität Viadrina (ahennig@europa-uni.de) Deadline: 15 February 2017 Panel and paper proposal must be submitted online through the ECPR website. Prospective panel convenors are also required to contact by email the two section convenors, possibly by the end of December 2016. Section Abstract Liberal principles such as autonomy,…

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Call for papers: Political Secularism and Religious Difference in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa

Call for papers: Political Secularism and Religious Difference in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa

Call for papers: ECPR Joint Sessions, Nottingham, 25-30 April, 2017 (deadline: 1 December 2016) WORKSHOP TITLE: Political Secularism and Religious Difference in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa KEYWORDS: Citizenship, Conflict, Conflict Resolution, Identity, Islam, Christianity, Religion Workshop Director Jeffrey Haynes London Metropolitan University Workshop Co-Director Erin Wilson Rijksuniversiteit Groningen Abstract It was long assumed that one of the main outcomes of a secular political order in plural societies was to encourage both emancipation and political equality for religious…

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