Lectures

December 8, 2015
Title: The Catholic Church and the World 50 years later. The Catholic Social Doctrine in the 50th anniversary of the end of the Second Vatican Council.
George Weigel (EPCC Washington)

March 24, 2015
Title: Transitional Norm Diffusion, Religion, and the Liberal State: The Catholic and Conservative Opposition to the “Gender-Ideology” at Public Schools in Europe.
Anja Hennig (European University Viadrina, Visiting Fellow EUI)

March 10, 2015
Title: Christianity, Ideology, and Open Society
fr. Maciej Zięba PhD (Dominicans Order)
Prof. Joseph H.H. Weiler (President of EUI)

January 26, 2015
Title: The Normativity of Ethics and the Normativity of Holiness in Christianity, Judaism and Islam. Their Relevance for Religious Public Discourse
Prof. Joseph H.H. Weiler (President of EUI)

October 9, 2014
Title: Religion and Politics in the European Union. The Secular Canopy
Prof. François Foret (Université Libre de Bruxelles)

March 18, 2014
Title: American Foreign Policy in a Postsecular World Society
Gregorio Bettiza (Max Weber Fellow, SPS)

February 26, 2014
Title: Weapons of the Meek: How Churches Influence Public Policy
Anna Grzymała-Busse (University of Michigan)

March 21, 2013 – RPWG Presentations
Title: Religious Actors in International peace Mediation: Sant’Egidio and the Algerian Civil War
Jenny Holmsen (SPS)

February 25, 2013 – RPWG Book Presentation
Title: Multiple Modernities and Postsecular Societies
Massimo Rosati (University of Rome Tor Vergata) and
Kristina Stoeckl (EUI Visiting Fellow ReligioWest/University of Vienna)

February 21, 2013 – ReligioWest Lecture
Title: Secularism in Crisis? What Crisis?
Tariq Modood (University Research Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship University of Bristol)

January 24, 2013 – RPWG Presentations
Title: Civilizational Politics in International Relations: the Social and Material Construction
of the “Muslim world” in American Foreign Policy Practices and Institutions
Gregorio Bettiza (SPS)

November 29, 2012 – RPWG Presentations
Title: Between Mediation and Commitment: the Catholic Church and Basque Conflict
Xabier Itcaina (SPS)

November 15, 2012 – RPWG Presentations
Title: Nationalism in Religion- Religion in Nationalism
Piotr Kisiel (HEC)
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April 26, 2012 – RPWG Presentations
Title: The Necessity of Death: Historiography in International Relations and the Reification of Religion
Maria Birnbaum

March 5, 2012 – RPWG Presentations
Title: Religious Freedom and the Public-Private Divide: A Broken Promise for Europe?
Alessandro Ferrari

February 2, 2012 – RPWG Presentations
Title: Intergroup relations and support for violence among Muslim immigrants in Europe.
Milan Obaidi

February 1, 2012 – Religio-West Project Lecture Series
Title: Religious Freedom—American Style—At Home and Abroad—Two Decades After Smith
Prof. Winnifred Sullivan (University of Buffalo)

April 11, 2011 – RPWG Presentations
Title: Religion and the United Nations: The role of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations
Thomas Uthup (UN Alliance of Civilizations Research and Education Manager)

March 30, 2011 – RPWG Presentations
Title: Turkish Sohbet as a Cognitive Practice. Comparing Turkey and USA
Maria Concetta Tedesco (SPS) / Secularism: Challenging the Liberal Subject
Maria Birnbaum (SPS)

March 24, 2011 – Revealing Religious Ethics in International Politics
Cecelia M. Lynch (University of California)

February 11, 2011 – RPWG Presentations
Title: Religious Fundamentalism and Politics in Democratic Regimes
Luca Ozzano (University of Turin, Chair of the ‘politics and religion’ standing group of the
Italian Political Science Society)

December 10, 2010 – RPWG Presentations
Title: The Holy See and the Vietnam War, 1965-1975
A. Alexander Stummvoll (SPS)

November 12, 2010 – RPWG Presentations
Title: Conversion as statelessness, a study of contemporary Algerian Conversions to Evangelical Christianity
Nadia Marzouki (Jean Monnet Fellow, RSCAS)

October 22, 2010 – RPWG Presentations
Title: A Schism within Sikhism – The emergence of a caste-based religious group: A case study of the Ravidassias
Kathryn Dominique Lum (SPS)

June 17, 2010 – Islamists and leftists between attraction and repulsion in Lebanon
Nicolas Dot-Pouillard (RSCAS)

May 20, 2010 – RPWG Presentations
Title: Religion and the 2010 UK general election
Timothy Peace (SPS)

April, 29 2010 – RPWG Presentations
Title: Religious and political identities within civic engagement in Italy
Alberta Giorgi (Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca)

March 25, 2010 – RPWG Presentations
Title: Institutionalizing Allah: Islamic religious authorities and support for democratization in the Middle East
Georges Fahmi (SPS)

March 4, 2010 – RPWG Presentations
Title:Thinking with Talal Asad: On Suicide Bombing
Ayça Çubukçu (MWP)

February 25, 2010 – RPWG Presentations
Title: Church-State Relations in Brazil: The 2008 Concordat with the Holy See
Evaldo Xavier Gomes (Pontificia Università Lateranense)

January 28, 2010 – RPWG Presentations
Title:The Vatican and the Cold War, 1947-1991
Alexander Stummvoll (SPS)

December 10, 2009 – RPWG Presentations
Title: Post-secularism and norms in the domestic and in the international arena: theoretical puzzles
Kristina Stöckl (Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”)

October 27, 2009 – RPWG Presentations
Title: Exploring Islamist Activism in Repressive States
Emin Poljarevic (SPS)