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Religion, Democracy and Law

Religion, Democracy and Law” International Conference January 2014 London Metropolitan University, London, UK

14 – 15 January 2014


We are delighted to announce our latest international conference focusing on “Religion, Democracy and Law”. This thought provoking event will be taking place at our Goulston Street campus on the 14 & 15 January 2014 with keynote speeches given by:

– Professor Sharyl Cross (Distinguished professor and director of Kozmetsky, Center of Excellence (Global Studies), St. Edward’s University, USA)

– Professor Grace Davie (Professor of Sociology, University of Exeter, UK), and

– Professor David Kirkham (Senior Fellow for Comparative Law and International Policy, International Center for Law and Religion Studies, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, USA).


Religious Dissent in the Global Political Economy Alexandre Christoyannopoulos, Loughborough University, UK

Political Theology: A Sign of The Times In Periods Of Institutional Crisis Emilce Cuda, Department of Theology, Pontificia Universidad Católica, Argentina

Public Debates on Religious/Ethical Issues in Western Europe Alberta Giorgi, University of Coimbra, Portugal Luca Ozzano, University of Turin, Italy

Future Of The European Union And Religion Miro Jevtic, University of Belgrade, Serbia

Representing Non-Religion

Steve Kettell, University of Warwick, UK

Religion and Legal Boundaries in Islamic Contexts Carimo Mohomed, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, New University of Lisbon, Portugal

Religious conservatism versus universal human rights?: The struggle for LGBTi rights in Africa Martin Ridley, London Metropolitan University, UK

Individual Attitudes towards Religion and Politics

Chair: Jolanda van der Noll, UCL, Louvain, Belgium

Religious fundamentalism, egalitarianism and informal law Dr. Yohai Hakak, School of Health Sciences and Social Work, Portsmouth University, UK

Gender and Secularization

Yolande Cohen, University of Quebec at Montreal, Canada