Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Agnosticism Religious Norms Conference Berkeley 2011

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I just started listening to these, but my interest is piqued. There are 9 parts, a keynote and 8 panels - the keynote is near the end of this playlist, which is presented in the order of the program below the video.

Religious Norms Conference Berkeley 2011


Description: The Religious Norms in the Public Sphere (RPS) international scholarly network will analyze the call by people of all faiths for greater recognition of religious norms by governments, legislatures, and schools.It is a joint initiative of iGov and the Robert Schuman Center. It has been made possible thanks to the support of the Partner University Fund, the Carnegie Foundation and the Social Science Research Council.

Opening Remarks: Heddy Riss, Olivier Roy, David Lieberman.

Religious Norms and Public Spheres: The Challenge

Chair: David Lieberman

Olivier Roy: "Muslim Democrats vs. European Populists"

Silvio Ferrari: "A European Perspective"

Peter Danchin: "Islam in the Secular Nomos of the European Court of Human Rights"

THE DEBATE OF ISLAMIC NORMS IN ARAB COUNTRIES


Chair: Hatem Bazian

Enrique Klaus: "Scandals in Egypt and the Manufacturing of Religious Norms in the Public Spheres"

Belkacem Benzenine: "The Challenge of Secularism in the Political and Religious Spheres in the Arab World"

Discussant: Charles Hirschkind

THE DEBATE ON RELIGIOUS NORMS IN THE PUBLIC SPHERE



THE CASE OF EUROPEAN COUNTRIES


Chair: Leti Volpp

Poland: Genevi`eve Zubrzycki: "Debating the Place of Religious Symbols in the Public Sphere in Poland, 1989-2010"

UK: Matthew Francis: "Return? It never left. Exploring the 'sacred' as a Resource for Bridging the Gap Between the Religious and the Secular"

France: Val'erie Amiraux: "Burka Bashing in the European Union: the Racialization of Muslims"

Romain S`eze: "Standardization of the Exercise of the Islamic Religious Authority in France"

Christian Joppke: "Limits of Restricting Islam: The French Burqa Law of 2010"

Discussants: Prof. Sarah Song, Berkeley Law

NORTH AMERICAN COUNTRIES CASES


Chair: Ron Hassner

USA: Pasquale Annicchino: "Mosques Controversies in the U.S.: Emotions, Politics and the Right to Religious Freedom"

Canada: David Koussens: "Catholic Rituals and Symbols in Government Institutions: Juridical Arrangements, Political Debates and Secular Issues in Quebec"

Discussant: Sr. Marianne Farina

ASIAN COUNTRIES CASES


Chair: Pradeep Chhibber

Sophie Lemi`ere: "Cracks in the Mosaic: The Rise of Right-Wing Ethno-Religious Groups in Malaysia"

Marco Ventura: "You Shall Go to Hell: Legal Arguments on Forced Conversions Before the Supreme Court of India"

Discussant: Nargis Virani

KEYNOTE LECTURE


Ebrahim Moosa "Norms in the Madrasa-Sphere: Between Tradition, Scripture and the Public Good"CONCLUSIONS PANEL: "How to face the Challenge of Religious Norms and the Public Sphere?"

Olivier Roy


Naomi Seidman

Ebrahim Moosa


Marianne Farina

Imam Faheem Shuaibe


PARTNER UNIVERSITY FUND'S "TRANSATLANTIC NETWORK OF SCHOLARS ON MUSLIMS' RELIGIOUUS IDENTITY, SECULARISM, DEMOCRACY, AND CITIZENSHIP" PRESENTATIONS

Chair: Mahan Mirza

Elise Massicard: "When heterodoxy Challenges the Public Place of Religion: The Case of Alevism in Turkey"

Munir Jiwa: "E Pluribus Umma: Secularism and the Mediation of Islamic Norms"

Soraya Tlatli: "The Separation of Cult and State in Colonial "Algeria."PUF PRESENTATIONS CONT.

Jo Gardner: "Religious Nationalism and the Westphalian State"

Alexander Rosas: "Diversification of the Republic: Cultural Diversity in Contemporary France"

Sheherazade Kahil: "Institutionalization in France of the pilgrimage to Mecca"

Mary Hoopes: "Asylum Claims Before the Federal Courts of Appeals: Considering the Role of Religion"

Akasemi Newsome: "Immigrants Before German Administrative Courts: Do Islam and Gender Matter for the Application of Foreign Legal Regimes in Germany?"

Zehra Sahin: "The Diyanet -Program of International Theology: Adjustment to Western Norms or Aggiornamento from Inside?"

Tags: Religion, Norms, Conference, Berkeley, 2011, Religious Norms in the Public Sphere, iGov, Robert Schuman Center, Carnegie Foundation, Social Science Research Council, UC Berkeley, Olivier Roy, Naomi Seidman, Ebrahim Moosa, Marianne Farina, Imam Faheem Shuaibe, Mahan Mirza, Pradeep Chhibber, Sophie Lemi`ere, Marco Ventura, Nargis Virani, Religion, society, public sphere, Politics, law, ethics, Islam, Charles Hirschkind, Muslims, Asia, Europe, North America, Heddy Riss, David Lieberman, Arab countries, Europe

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