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Month: October 2018

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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