Tag Archives: democracy

Aug. 20-22, 22nd Nordic Conference for Sociology of Religion 2014, Denmark

[ August 20, 2014 9:00 am to August 22, 2014 3:15 pm. ] The 22nd Nordic Conference for Sociology of Religion, to be held in Copenhagen, Denmark, August 20-22, has as its theme: “Change and Continuity — Religion, State, Civil Society.” Across the world, in the last two decades of the twentieth century religions have been increasingly visible in public space as influential discursive and symbolic systems partly [...]

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January 15-16 Conference, “Religion, Democracy, and Law,” UK

[ January 15, 2014 to January 16, 2014. ] The January 15-16 Conference, “Religion, Democracy, and Law,” is hosted by the Centre for the Study of Religion, Conflict and Cooperation, London Metropolitan University.

The aim of the conference is to highlight and examine a number of important current controversies about the relationship between religion, democracy and the law, an issue of relevance in many countries [...]

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Feb 28-March 2, 2013, Conference on Democracy, Religion,Political Culture in the Orthodox and Islamic Worlds, USA

[ February 28, 2013 to March 2, 2013. ] A conference on “Ready for Democracy? Religion and Political Culture in the Orthodox and Islamic Worlds” will be held at Indiana University Bloomington, Feb. 28-March 2, 2013. The conference – sponsored by the Russian and East European Institute (REEI) at Indiana University Bloomington – will examine common assumptions about the limits to democratic practices in [...]

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CFP Deadline: Sep. 15, Conference on “Ready for Democracy” in Orthodox, Islamic Worlds, USA

[ August 15, 2012 10:00 pm to September 15, 2012 10:00 pm. ] A call for papers has been issued with a deadline of September 15, 2012, for a conference on “Ready for Democracy? Religion and Political Culture in the Orthodox and Islamic Worlds” at Indiana University Bloomington, Feb. 28-March 2, 2013. The conference – sponsored by the Russian and East European Institute (REEI) at Indiana University Bloomington [...]

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July 24 Final Westminster Faith Debate: Tony Blair, Archishop Williams, Charles Moore

[ July 24, 2012; 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Tomorrow, Tuesday, 24 July 2012 at 17.30 BST, Tony Blair will discuss the role of religion in public life alongside Archbishop Rowan Williams and former Daily Telegraph editor Charles Moore. The discussion will cover questions such as

1) What part should religion play in democratic society?

2) How should democracy respond to the challenges – and protect [...]

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Democracy House begins ethics education workshop in Bandos

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Importance of humanities & social sciences

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Lecture and Discussion, Feb 23: Muslims’ Support for Democracy in Post-Communist Albania

[ February 23, 2012; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Muslims’ Support for Democracy in Post-Communist Albania: The Role of Sources, Threats and Ideas
Thursday, February 23, 2 – 4 pm
International Affairs Building, Room 1215, Columbia University,  New York, USA

Speaker: Arolda Elbassani, CDTR Visiting Researcher, PHD in Social and Political Sciences from the European University Institute, Florence

Discussant: Karen Barkey, Co-Director of CDTR, Professor of Sociology, Columbia [...]

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National Qualifications Curriculum Support: Religious, Moral, and Philosophical Studies – Morality in the Modern World: Humanism

“This unit provides teachers of Religious and Moral Education in Scotland the opportunity to gain an insight into Humanism and its values. This publication describes and explains the Humanist approach to some specific moral issues. The discussions of each of these issues are not comprehensive, but do provide an outline of some of the main [...]

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National Policy on Religion and Education: South Africa

The policy covers the different aspects of Religious Education, Religious Instruction and Religious Observances, and is applicable in all South African public schools.
The policy specifies the contents of Religion Education, which is the curricular program for religious education. It describes the clear and age-appropriate educational aims and objectives, for teaching and learning about religions, and [...]

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