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"Religion, Law, and Rights"

17 June 2016, 9am - 6pm | Campus Griebnitzsee, House 7, Room 2.27

"Religion, Law, and Rights" is the opening workshop for the Centre for Citizenship, Social Pluralism and Religious Diversity. The workshop explores central topics of the Centre's research program on an interdisciplinary level. Goals are to narrow down shared interests and sketch possible future research projects amongst the different disciplines. For information on how to participate as audience please contact Michael Neuber.


9:00 - 9:15    Jürgen Mackert

Welcome and Introduction


9:15 - 10:15    Bryan S. Turner

Religion, Citizenship and Human Rights


10:30 - 11:30    Norman Weiß

Human Rights in International Law


11:45 - 12:45    Heidemarie Winkel

Religious Rights or Religious Knowledge? Gender as a Test Case for Religious Change in a Comparative Perspective 


Lunch Break


14:00 - 15:00    Aletta Diefenbach

Producing or not Producing a Sense of Injustice? A Situation Analysis of the Muslim Ritual of Muharram


15:15 - 16:15  Johann Ev. Hafner

Sacrificium Intellectus: The Conflict between ‘Religious Submission of Mind and Will’ and the Human Freedom of Opinion and Speech


16:30 - 17:30    Rosario Forlenza

The Last Frontier: The Struggle over Sex and Orthodoxy in the Catholic Church