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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: Political Secularism and Religious Difference in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa

Call for papers: Political Secularism and Religious Difference in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa

Call for papers: ECPR Joint Sessions, Nottingham, 25-30 April, 2017 (deadline: 1 December 2016) WORKSHOP TITLE: Political Secularism and Religious Difference in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa KEYWORDS: Citizenship, Conflict, Conflict Resolution, Identity, Islam, Christianity, Religion Workshop Director Jeffrey Haynes London Metropolitan University Workshop Co-Director Erin Wilson Rijksuniversiteit Groningen Abstract It was long assumed that one of the main outcomes of a secular political order in plural societies was to encourage both emancipation and political equality for religious…

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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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