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Month: June 2015

Conference on “Transnational Religious Movements, Dialogue and Economic Development”

Conference on “Transnational Religious Movements, Dialogue and Economic Development”

Call for papers Conference on “Transnational Religious Movements, Dialogue and Economic Development: The Hizmet Movement in Comparative Perspective” University of Turin, Turin (Italy), 10-11 December 2015 Transnational religious actors, and civil society faith-based movements are a well-established reality of the contemporary world, which is however still understudied especially at the comparative level. Only recently, with the rise of transnational radical Islam, have religious actors started to be regarded as influencing the international and global systems, sparking a significant scholarly production….

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Call for panels: 2016 IPSA conference – Istanbul

Call for panels: 2016 IPSA conference – Istanbul

24th World Congress of Political Science – International Political Science Association (IPSA) Call for Panels is NOW OPEN! The Research Committee 43 ‘Religion and Politics’ welcomes the submission of panel proposals (in English or French) for its section. Panel proposals (no more than 250 words) must be submitted online, after creating a free account on the site ipsa.org, at the address: http://istanbul2016.ipsa.org/events/congress/istanbul2016/submit-panel Please also send copy of your proposal to the section convenor Jeff Haynes, at the address: jeff.haynes@londonmet.ac.uk Information…

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Vacancies: John Cabot University – Rome

Vacancies: John Cabot University – Rome

The John Cabot University, based in Rome, has opened the following positions in the field of political science: Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs John Cabot University, a four year, fully-accredited American liberal arts college in Rome, Italy, invites applications for a full-time faculty position in political science and international affairs at the assistant professor rank. We seek candidates with a Ph.D. in Political Science, demonstrated excellence in teaching and research, and commitment to academic service. The ideal…

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Call for Papers: Religion, Gender, and Sexual Citizenship

Call for Papers: Religion, Gender, and Sexual Citizenship

Call for Papers Revista Crítica de Ciências Sociais Editors: Ana Cristina Santos, Teresa Toldy, Alberta Giorgi Deadline for submission: 17 July 2015 Religion plays an important role in contemporary societies and in different geographical contexts. Debates on bioethics, gender relations, sexual and reproductive rights, among others, show the centrality of the religious position, which is in dialogue with, or opposed to, human rights and intimate citizenship issues. At the crossroad of these perspectives, in recent years many controversial topics came…

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International Workshops: Is secularism bad for women? Women and Religion in Multicultural Europe

International Workshops: Is secularism bad for women? Women and Religion in Multicultural Europe

International Workshops: Is secularism bad for women? Women and Religion in Multicultural Europe How can societies secure religious women’s freedom and flourishing? What political arrangements offer the most to those who are religious and female? Given the increased visibility of religion in the globalized world of the 21st century, these questions demand urgent answers. Frequently, the rights of women and religious people are pitted against each other. Laws, policies and practices are advocated that will help either those of faith,…

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