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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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Call for papers: “Politics of Values in the 21th Century” (ECPR Joint Sessions, Nicosia, 10-14 April, 2018)

Call for papers: “Politics of Values in the 21th Century” (ECPR Joint Sessions, Nicosia, 10-14 April, 2018)

Dear all, We are delighted to invite you to submit a paper proposal to our ECPR Joint Session Workshop on the Politics of Values in the 21th Century. University of Nicosia, 10-14 April, 2018 Please feel free to disseminate the CFP through your networks! Submissions shall be made online on the ECPR website: https://ecpr.eu/Events/PanelDetails.aspx?PanelID=6857&EventID=112 Deadline for submission: December 6, 2017 Isabelle Engeli (University of Bath) on behalf of the standing group gender and politics and Eva-Maria Euchner on behalf of…

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CFP: European Academy of Religion First Annual Conference

CFP: European Academy of Religion First Annual Conference

CFP: European Academy of Religion First Annual Conference Bologna, March 5-8, 2018 The European Academy of Religion (EuARe) is a research initiative launched under the High Patronage of the European Parliament which offers an exchange platform to academies and scientific societies, associations, research centres and institutions, university labs, clusters and departments, journals, publishers, the media and scholars in Europe and the surrounding regions. The 2018 Conference will be held in Bologna from Monday 5th to Thursday 8th March. The program…

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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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