Introduction to Case Studies This project has been both global and historical in scope and one of its main objects has been to generate a body of research and writing on the global history and politics of religious freedom that … Continue reading
“Muslims Need Not Apply: Disband the International Commission on Religious Freedom.” Boston Review, 24 Jan. 2013.Continue reading
17 November 2012
The Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute and the European Research Council are sponsoring this ReligioWest workshop in Florence.
Beth Hurd presented a paper entitled “Rethinking Religious Freedom.”Continue reading
“The hegemony of religious freedom.” The Globe and Mail Online Oct. 17, 2012.Continue reading
4-5 October 2012
Religion in the public space: Trans-European Perspectives Conference, Max Planck Institute of Legal Anthropology, Halle, Germany. Peter Danchin presented a paper entitled “State supported display of religious symbols: The US case law.”
Audio File of Interview: Should religious minorities be concerned about the rise of Islamist governments? … Continue reading
Katherine Lanpher discusses the issue with two professors, Saba Mahmood of the University of California, Berkeley, and Aomar Boum, of the University of Arizona.
4-6 October 2012
Max Planck Institute of Law and Social Anthropology in Halle, Germany is sponsoring a workshop that aims at comparing the conception of the place of religion in the public space in the case law of the US Supreme Court and the European Court of Human Rights.
Program can be found here.Continue reading
Politics of Religious Freedom Workshop: Contested Norms and Local Practices Chiang Mai, Thailand – December 14-15, 2011. Names of Attendees: Suneetha Achyuta (Anveshi Research Centre for Women’s Studies), Flavia Agnes (Advocate, co-founder MAJLIS, Mumbai), Asad Ahmed (Social Anthropology, Harvard … Continue reading
In the workshop in Chiangmai, we focused on the legal and political struggles around the concept and practice of the right to religious freedom in post-colonial societies of the Middle East, South and Southeast Asia. Part of the aim of our … Continue reading