Browsed by
Category: Call for papers

Calls for papers on religion and politics.

Call for papers: “Religion and Secularism in Party Competition in the Western World” (ECPR General Conference, Innsbruck, 26-28 August 2020)

Call for papers: “Religion and Secularism in Party Competition in the Western World” (ECPR General Conference, Innsbruck, 26-28 August 2020)

Religion and Secularism in Party Competition in the Western World Panel Proposal for the ECPR General Conference in Innsbruck, 26-28 August 2020 Section “Religion and Politics Across Boundaries” Matthias Kortmann (Technical University of Dortmund, matthias.kortmann@tu-dortmund.de) and Laura Orawski (Technical University of Dortmund, laura.orawski@tu-dortmund.de) Abstract This panel focuses on party competition on religion and secularism in the Western world. Until recently, political scientists focusing on the West expected religion to become less relevant in partypolitics and, consequently, the religious-secular cleavage in…

Read More Read More

Call for papers: “Governance, Hierarchy and Morality. Revisiting regulation from a new angle” (ECPR General Conference, Innsbruck, 26-28 August 2020)

Call for papers: “Governance, Hierarchy and Morality. Revisiting regulation from a new angle” (ECPR General Conference, Innsbruck, 26-28 August 2020)

Governance, Hierarchy and Morality. Revisiting regulation from a new angle. Sandra Eckert and Eva-Maria Euchner ECPR General Conference, Innsbruck, 26-28 August 2020 Section on “Religion and Politics Across Boundaries“ Abstract In this panel, we seek to revisit regulation scholarship and research from a new angle, that is morality policy. The field of morality policy has thrived in the last decade (Engeli et al. 2012, Knill et al. 2015), and first attempts have been made to establish a systematic link to…

Read More Read More

Call for papers: “New Perspectives on Religion and Politics” (ECPR General Conference, Innsbruck, 26-28 August 2020)

Call for papers: “New Perspectives on Religion and Politics” (ECPR General Conference, Innsbruck, 26-28 August 2020)

Call for papers: “New Perspectives on Religion and Politics” Convened by Luca Ozzano, University of Turin, luca.ozzano@unito.it ECPR General Conference, Innsbruck, 26-28 August 2020 Section on “Religion and Politics Across Boundaries“ Please send by email an abstract of up to 300 words to the convenor by 17 February 2020. Abstract In the framework of the section on “Religion and Politics across Boundaries”, which aims at exploring the state of the art of the current research on religion and politics, this…

Read More Read More

Call for papers: CESNUR Conference (Turin, 5-7 September 2019)

Call for papers: CESNUR Conference (Turin, 5-7 September 2019)

Call for papers for the 2019 CESNUR Conference “RE-ENCHANTING THE WORLD: SPIRITUALITIES AND RELIGIONS OF THE THIRD MILLENNIUM”. Co-organized by: Center for Studies on New Religions (CESNUR)  Contemporary Religions and Faiths in Transition (CRAFT) Italian Association of Sociology (AIS) – Sociology of Religions Section Center of Religious Sciences “Erik Peterson” International Society for the Study of New Religions (ISSNR) Campus Luigi Einaudi Università di Torino Torino, Italy 5-7 September 2019 CALL FOR PAPERS The conference will assess the international, global-local,…

Read More Read More

Call for papers: “Emerging Religious Oppositions to Populism” (2019 ECPR General Conference)

Call for papers: “Emerging Religious Oppositions to Populism” (2019 ECPR General Conference)

Call for papers: “Emerging Religious Oppositions to Populism: A New Kind of Public Engagement of Religious Communities in Secularised Societies?” (2019 ECPR General Conference) Panel abstract Over the last two decades far-right populist parties have dramatically increased their electoral consensus, they have taken power in several countries, and they managed to impose their arguments in policy agendas and in public debates. However, against this recent wave of populism a broad reaction is taking place. While traditional political parties are still…

Read More Read More

Call for papers: “Churches and the Democratic Process in Europe and Beyond. Contemporary Challenges” (2019 ECPR General Conference)

Call for papers: “Churches and the Democratic Process in Europe and Beyond. Contemporary Challenges” (2019 ECPR General Conference)

ECPR Conference Wroclaw 2019 – Panel Proposal Call for Papers Panel Proposal “Churches and the Democratic Process in Europe and Beyond. Contemporary Challenges” (chair: Michael Minkenberg, European Univ. Viadrina) Panel Abstract For a long time in comparative politics, churches (unlike interest groups or NGOs) have not been among the “usual suspects” in the actor-centered study of political processes, its outputs and outcomes. But the “return of religion”, regardless whether as discourse or as social reality, has put them into focus…

Read More Read More

Call for Papers: Orthodox Christianity and Politics in XXI century (2019 ECPR General Conference)

Call for Papers: Orthodox Christianity and Politics in XXI century (2019 ECPR General Conference)

Call for Papers: Orthodox Christianity and Politics in XXI century ECPR General Conference, Wroclaw, 4-7 September 2019 After the fall of communism, we have witnessed the resurgence of religion in the dominant Orthodox Christian countries across Eastern Europe. This process, among other things, brings back dominant religious communities, namely autocephalous and autonomous Orthodox Christian churches, to the public sphere. Due to its historical, cultural and above all political role in these countries, it is logical to presume that Orthodox Churches…

Read More Read More

Call for papers: “The Religionization of Israeli Society” (2019 ECPR General Conference)

Call for papers: “The Religionization of Israeli Society” (2019 ECPR General Conference)

Call for papers: The Religionization of Israeli Society Proposals are invited for a panel titled “The Religionization of Israeli Society” to be included in the section “Religion and Politics in a Secular Age: Pattern, Dynamics and Consequences” at the ECPR General Conference in Wroclaw, September 4-7, 2019. Panel Abstract De-secularization of the public sphere is a well-known and widely commented upon phenomenon in much of the world. José Casanova has famously argued that in the 1980s “religion, leaving its assigned…

Read More Read More

Call for papers: “Faith-Based Organizations in Welfare Politics in Europe and the USA” (2019 ECPR General Conference)

Call for papers: “Faith-Based Organizations in Welfare Politics in Europe and the USA” (2019 ECPR General Conference)

Call for papers for the 2019 ECPR General Conference in Wroclaw Panel on “Faith-Based Organizations in Welfare Politics in Europe and the USA” Panel Convenors: Josef Hien (University of Milan, josefhien@googlemail.com) and Matthias Kortmann (Technical University of Dortmund, matthias.kortmann@tu-dortmund.de) Abstract This panel focuses on the role of religious organizations in welfare service provision and social politics in the 21st century. Traditionally, religious organizations have been important actors in welfare states both as providers of social services (on behalf of the…

Read More Read More

Call for papers: Visiting Religion in “Global Africa”

Call for papers: Visiting Religion in “Global Africa”

The University of the Free State invites proposals for a conference to be held at the Black Mountain Leisure and Conference Hotel, Bloemfontein, South Africa from 24 September 2019 to 26 September 2019 Visiting Religion in “Global Africa” 1. Context New dynamics in Africa, how religious groups organize themselves, how they relate to the state, each other and the broader society, the political and social issues around which they mobilize and engage, and how African governments are responding to their…

Read More Read More