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Religion, Law and Policy Making: European Norms and National Practices in Eastern Europe and the Russian Federation

Date: 13-14 June 2013

Site: Tartu, Estonia

Organizer: Center for EU-Russia Studies (CEURUS), University of Tartu, Estonia

Topics: The goal of the Workshop is to advance the multidisciplinary study of the processes—cultural, economic, political, and legal—of European integration related to the patterns of interaction among ‘religion, policies and law’ in post-communist countries of Eastern Europe.

The complex interplay among European and national law, and law, policy and religion at the levels of nation and European Union is approached from jurisprudential, religious, sociological, cultural, historical, and political (comparative politics, political theory, IR) perspectives.

Language: English

Deadline: 11 February 2013. Abstracts of 300-600 words as well as a short bio (100 words) should be sent to: <>.

Contact: Dr. Alar Kilp (University of Tartu); Prof. Jerry G. Pankhurst (Wittenberg University, USA); Prof. William B. Simons (University of Tartu).

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