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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: “Religion and Political Parties in Contemporary Democracies” (ECPR General Conference, Hamburg, 22-25 August 2018)

Call for papers: “Religion and Political Parties in Contemporary Democracies” (ECPR General Conference, Hamburg, 22-25 August 2018)

Call for papers Panel on “Religion and Political Parties in Contemporary Democracies” Convenor: Luca Ozzano, University of Turin, luca.ozzano@unito.it ECPR General Conference, Hamburg, 22-25 August 2018, https://ecpr.eu/Events/EventDetails.aspx?EventID=115 Section on “Revisiting Religion and Politics Research: Achievements, Critique, Future Questions” (Convenors Anja Hennig and Luca Ozzano) Abstract: The role of religion in contemporary democracies has been for decades neglected by mainstream political science. Although in the 2000s and 2010s many authoritative works have started to cast light on this field, the state…

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New Book: Religiously Oriented Parties and Democratization

New Book: Religiously Oriented Parties and Democratization

Religiously Oriented Parties and Democratization Edited by Luca Ozzano, Francesco Cavatorta Routledge – 2014 – 174 pages Series: Democratization Special Issues http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9781138775381/ To the surprise of both academics and policy-makers, religion has not been relegated entirely to the private sphere; quite the contrary. Over the last few decades, religion has begun to play a significant role in public affairs and, in many cases, directly in political systems. This edited volume analyses in detail how religion and religious precepts inform the…

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