Tag Archives: Secularism

“This is how theocracies begin,” warn Guatemalan secularists on education bill

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CFP Deadline: July 13, Singapore conference on “Secularisms And The Formations Of Religion In Asia”

[ July 1, 2015 to July 13, 2015. ] An international conference on “Secularisms And The Formations Of Religion In Asia: Pluralism, Globalization, Modernities” will be held Feb 29–Mar 1, 2016, at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

CALL FOR PAPERS

In recent years there has been growing academic and public interest in the global “resurgence” of religion around the world. This has in turn stimulated scholarly debates concerning “secularism” and [...]

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June 1-2, Georgia conference on “Religions and Secularities in the Caucasus: New Configurations”

[ June 1, 2015 to June 2, 2015. ] A conference on “Religions and Secularities in the Caucasus: New Configurations” will be held June 1-2, 2015 in Tbilisi, Georgia. The conference will be supported by the project CASCADES, in collaboration with the project ISSECEU, both within the Seventh Framework Program of the European Commission, and the Ilia University, Tbilisi.

This international conference will be dedicated [...]

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CFP Deadline: Dec. 1, Conference on Religion and Secularities in the Caucasus, Georgia

[ November 27, 2014 to December 1, 2014. ] A conference on “Religions and Secularities in the Caucasus: New Configurations” will be held June 1-2, 2015 in Tbilisi, Georgia. The conference will be supported by the project CASCADES, in collaboration with the project ISSECEU, both within the Seventh Framework Program of the European Commission, and the Ilia University, Tbilisi. The organizers will provide travel [...]

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CFP Deadline: Oct. 15, Symposium on Sacred and Secular: Faith and Formation, UK

[ October 7, 2014 to October 15, 2014. ] FaithXChange will hold a free one-day January 16, 2015 symposium on ‘How do religion and belief inform how we do politics, policy and practice?’

The last twenty years has seen a vast array of research invested in understanding and measuring the resources provided by religion and belief in the public sphere: people, networks, buildings. The implication [...]

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Nov 15-16, Global Secularisms Conference, USA

[ November 15, 2013 to November 16, 2013. ] The Global Liberal Studies Program at New York University will hold a conference on the topic of Global Secularisms on November 15 and 16, 2013 in New York, NY.

The history of secularism — and the word should be made plural — helps define the crises of our moment. This conference returns to these issues, in [...]

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Sep. 26-28, Conference on “Christian Faith and the University,” Canada

[ September 26, 2013 to September 28, 2013. ] Christian Faith and the University is a three-day conference (Sept. 26-28, 2013) on the historic relationship between Christianity and the academy from the Reformation to the 21st century to be held at McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

Visit the website for more details.

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June 19-22, Conference, ‘Religion, Authority and the State,” Serbia

[ June 19, 2013 to June 22, 2013. ] The Ecclesiological Investigations Network’s 2013 International Gathering on the theme “Religion, Authority and the State: from Constantine to the Secular and Beyond” will meet in Belgrade, Serbia, 19-22 June 2013.

The conference will explore a wide range of issues and historical as well as pertinent questions concerning religion, authority and the state, east-west relations, inter-faith and [...]

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CFP Deadline: Mar. 31, Global Secularisms Conference, USA

[ March 8, 2013 to March 31, 2013. ] The Global Liberal Studies Program at New York University is currently seeking paper submissions for its inaugural conference on the topic of Global Secularisms — to be held on November 15 and 16, 2013 in New York, NY. A detailed call for papers is available here.

The history of secularism — and the word should be [...]

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Feb 21, Talk on “Between State and Synagogue, The Secularization of Contemporary Israel,” USA

[ February 21, 2013; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] The Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies and the Institute for Religion, Culture and Public Life at Columbia University, NY, USA will host a talk by Guy Ben-Porat on “Between State and Synagogue, The Secularization of Contemporary Israel,” Thursday, February 21st, 2013, at 4 pm in 513 Fayerweather Hall at the University.

Guy Ben-Porat is a [...]

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