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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…

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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…

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Call for papers: “The rise of a Christian right in Europe” (2019 ECPR General Conference)

Call for papers: “The rise of a Christian right in Europe” (2019 ECPR General Conference)

ECPR General Conference 2019, Section “Religion and politics in a secular age: pattern, dynamics and consequences” CALL FOR PAPERS FOR THE PANEL: “The rise of a Christian right in Europe” Madalena Meyer Resende (NOVA University of Lisbon) Anja Hennig (Europa Universitaet Viadrina) Panel Abstract Christianity and nationalism have been part of the ideological make up of modern right wing political forces. After the 2015 refugee crisis the defense of European Christianity against Islam gained a new relevance in both East…

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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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Conference on Populisms and Religion in Europe

Conference on Populisms and Religion in Europe

2nd conference concerning the Populism in Europe, part of our research funded notably by the Council of Europe. POPULISM(S) & RELIGION(S) IN EUROPE POSTGRADUATE SEMINAR SERIES- IPSE DOCTORAL SCHOOL 2015-2016 3-4 JUNE 2016 Collège des Bernardins, 20 rue de Poissy, 75005 Paris The third and last international conference will be held in November 2016 at the University of Luxembourg with the research question on Populisms and Economy in Europe. The conference proceedings will be published in winter 2016-17 in the…

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