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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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New Publication: Politics and Religion Journal (Vol. 12, No. 1, 2018)

New Publication: Politics and Religion Journal (Vol. 12, No. 1, 2018)

A new issue of the Politics and Religion Journal (Vol. 12, No. 1, 2018) is online here. TABLE OF CONTENTS EDITORIAL THE WORD OF THE GUEST EDITOR Roberto J. Blancarte TOPIC OF THIS ISSUE POLITICAL PARTICIPATION OF EVANGELICALS IN COLOMBIA 1990 – 2017 Bibiana Ortega RELIGION AND MORAL CONSERVATISM IN BRAZILIAN POLITICS Maria das Dores Campos Machado POLITICAL PARTIES AND CHURCHES IN ARGENTINA: INTERSECTIONS IN QUICKSAND Marcos Carbonelli THE NATIONAL REVOLUTIONARY PARTY AND THE RELIGIOUS QUESTION Roberto J. Blancarte, Monica…

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Conference: Freedom of Religion: Recent ECtHR and CJEU Case Law

Conference: Freedom of Religion: Recent ECtHR and CJEU Case Law

Conference Freedom of Religion: Recent ECtHR and CJEU Case Law Strasbourg, 18-19 October 2018 Key topics: Freedom of religion at national and international levels The State’s duty of neutrality Places of worship and religious practice Conscientious objectors Religious education Religious symbols and clothing Relationship between the State Please click here for the detailed programme and speakers list: http://www.era.int/?127479&en.

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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Vacancy: Post-doctoral position on religion in EU politics

Vacancy: Post-doctoral position on religion in EU politics

Post-doctoral position, religion in EU politics and policies. Religious freedom and counter-radicalization (Université Libre de Bruxelles, 3/2018 – 3/2020) This is a call for applications for a two-years full-time post-doctoral position in European studies and political science of religion, based at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (Centre d’étude de la vie politique-Cevipol; Institute for European Studies-IEE). The researcher will work on a project funded by the Belgian scientific agency (FNRS), under the supervision of the principal investigator François Foret. Prospective…

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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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