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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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Vacancy – University of Muenster

Vacancy – University of Muenster

The Faculty of Educational and Social Science at the University of Münster, Germany, is looking to fill the post of a Professor in the Social Sciences (salary level W3) to study Islam in Europe in the 20th and 21st centuries The post will be filled at the earliest possible date. The professorship will be based either in the Institute of Political Science or the Institute of Sociology. Position overview This position is intended to strengthen and promote interdisciplinary research on…

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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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New Issue: Politics and Religion Journal (PRJ)

New Issue: Politics and Religion Journal (PRJ)

Politics and Religion Journal (PRJ) Issue on Political Economy and Religion Vol. 11, No. 1, 2017 Published by: Center for Study of Religion and Religious Tolerance, Belgrade, Serbia https://www.politicsandreligionjournal.com/index.php/prj/issue/view/26 TABLE OF CONTENTS Paola Corrente “HOLY MONEY”: GODS, MEN AND ECONOMY IN ANTIQUITY Miguel Herrero de Jáuregui FROM POLITICAL MYTHOS TO ECONOMIC LOGOS: SECULARIZATION IN ARISTOTLE’S POLITICS Fabián Ludueña Romandini ECONOMY AS A RELIGIOUS PROBLEM. A POLITICAL APPROACH Micaela Cuesta NEOLIBERALISM, A CULT WITHOUT DOGMA. NOTES ON MONEY, RELIGION AND DEMOCRACY…

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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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Petition for the release from prison of Professor Istar Gozaydin

Petition for the release from prison of Professor Istar Gozaydin

Professor Istar Gozaydin has been for many years a prominent member of the European Religion and Politics community. She is an intellectual, a human rights activist and an important scholar who has written significant and illuminating contributions on Turkish society and politics. Istar was fired from her job shortly after the abortive July 2016 coup attempt in Turkey and in December 2016 she was arrested on charges that have still not been clarified. Over the last two months, her friends…

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Vacancy: Political Science and International Affairs (John Cabot University, Rome)

Vacancy: Political Science and International Affairs (John Cabot University, Rome)

Full-time tenure track faculty position in 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 or associate professor rank. We seek candidates with a Ph.D. in Political Science, demonstrated excellence in teaching and research, commitment to academic service, and interested in the development of programs in a growing department. The ideal candidate will be…

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Call for papers: Religion and Illiberal Politics (ECPR General Conference, Oslo 6-9 September 2017)

Call for papers: Religion and Illiberal Politics (ECPR General Conference, Oslo 6-9 September 2017)

Religion and Illiberal Politics: Challenges and Common Patterns in Comparative Perspectives Panel Proposal for the ECPR General Conference 6-9 September 2017, Oslo Section “Religion, Politics, and the Public Spheres: Contesting Liberalism? Panel Chairs: Anja Hennig, European University of Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder) Email: ahennig@europa-uni.de Simona Guerra, University of Leicester Email: gs219@leicester.ac.uk This panel aims at empirically and theoretically analyzing the ideological, structural, and historical linkages between religion and illiberal and/or contested politics. In particular, the interest focuses on cases of alliances…

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