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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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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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Call for papers: Religions, populism and political parties

Call for papers: Religions, populism and political parties

Call for papers: Panel on “Religions, populism and political parties” Convenors: Luca Ozzano (University of Turin, luca.ozzano@unito.it) and Pierre Baudry (École pratique des Hautes Études/CNRS, pierre.baudry@etu.ephe.fr) Conference of the Italian Political Science Association (SISP), University of Turin, 6-8 September 2018. PANEL ABSTRACT: To explain the formation and the persistence of political parties in Europe, political science has mainly focused on four social cleavages rooted in European history: among them, a religious/secular cleavage created by the birth of the modern national…

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Call for papers: Transcending the secular-religious dichotomy: The AKP and the blurred edges of politics and religion in Turkey (ECPR General Conference, Hamburg 22-25 August 2018)

Call for papers: Transcending the secular-religious dichotomy: The AKP and the blurred edges of politics and religion in Turkey (ECPR General Conference, Hamburg 22-25 August 2018)

Call for papers for the 2018 ECPR General Conference Section 61:Revisiting Religion and Politics Research: Achievements, Critique, Future Questions Panel Title:Transcending the secular-religious dichotomy: The AKP and the blurred edges of politics and religion in Turkey Since its foundation in 2001, the Justice and Development party (Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi, AKP) has attracted a vivid academic debate about its collocation vis-à-vis Turkish secularism and religion. Established from the ashes of the Islamist Welfare Party, the AKP has officially presented itself…

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Cfp: “New Challenges for Politology of Religion” (ECPR General Conference, Hamburg 22-25 August 2018)

Cfp: “New Challenges for Politology of Religion” (ECPR General Conference, Hamburg 22-25 August 2018)

The ECPR General Conference will take place in Hamburg, Germany, 22-25th August 2018. Prof. Miroljub Jevtic is proposing a panel titled “New Challenges for Politology of Religion”. Deadline for proposing a paper is February 4th 2018. Paper proposal should consist of 250 words abstract, followed with 4-6 keywords, author’s name, affiliation and contact details. Proposals should be sent to jevticmiroljub@yahoo.com Abstract Politology of religion exist for a very long time. It was born 26 years ago at the Department of…

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Cfp: Religion and Politics Research in Dispute: How Western/Eurocentric is its Agenda? (ECPR General Conference, Hamburg 22-25 August 2018)

Cfp: Religion and Politics Research in Dispute: How Western/Eurocentric is its Agenda? (ECPR General Conference, Hamburg 22-25 August 2018)

Religion and Politics Research in Dispute: How Western/Eurocentric is its Agenda? ECPR General Conference, Hamburg 22-25 August 2018 Section: Revisiting Religion and Politics Research: Achievements, Critique, Future Questions Panel Chair: Anja Hennig, European University Viadrina (ahennig@europa-uni.de) This panel specifies some of the major questions, addressed in the section “Revisiting Religion and Politics Research: Achievements, Critique, Future Questions”. It departs from the observation that over the last three to four decades a research fieldanalysing the mutual impact of religion and politics…

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Cfp: On Religion and Politics: Post- and Decolonial Interventions (ECPR General Conference, Hamburg 22-25 August 2018)

Cfp: On Religion and Politics: Post- and Decolonial Interventions (ECPR General Conference, Hamburg 22-25 August 2018)

Call for papers: On Religion and Politics: Post- and Decolonial Interventions ECPR General Conference, Hamburg 24-26 August 2018 Section: Revisiting Religion and Politics Research: Achievements, Critique, Future Questions Panel Chair: Zubair Ahmad, BGSMCS, Freie Universität Berlin (zubair@zedat.fu- berlin.de) Discussant: N.N. Deadline: 4th February, 2018 Panel Description Postcolonial and Decolonial analyses have developed an extensive and valuable body of scholarship. In doing so, they have problematized and critiqued the Eurocentric formation of colonial modernity, along with its forms of epistemic and…

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Cfp: Moral authority of churches in secular times (ECPR General Conference, Hamburg 22-25 August 2018)

Cfp: Moral authority of churches in secular times (ECPR General Conference, Hamburg 22-25 August 2018)

Call for Papers: Moral authority of churches in secular times: Religious actors and their engagement in policy implementation ECPR General Conference 2018, Hamburg Section: Revisiting Religion and Politics Research: Achievements, Critique, Future Questions The moral authority of churches in policy fields that deal with ethically contested issues diminished dramatically in the past decades. Policies such as abortion, euthanasia, prostitution or religious education witnessed an increasing process of liberalization in which secular values and, more importantly, state authorities, crowded out the…

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Call for papers: “Religion and Political Parties in Contemporary Democracies” (ECPR General Conference, Hamburg, 22-25 August 2018)

Call for papers: “Religion and Political Parties in Contemporary Democracies” (ECPR General Conference, Hamburg, 22-25 August 2018)

Call for papers Panel on “Religion and Political Parties in Contemporary Democracies” Convenor: Luca Ozzano, University of Turin, luca.ozzano@unito.it ECPR General Conference, Hamburg, 22-25 August 2018, https://ecpr.eu/Events/EventDetails.aspx?EventID=115 Section on “Revisiting Religion and Politics Research: Achievements, Critique, Future Questions” (Convenors Anja Hennig and Luca Ozzano) Abstract: The role of religion in contemporary democracies has been for decades neglected by mainstream political science. Although in the 2000s and 2010s many authoritative works have started to cast light on this field, the state…

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