The Role of Religion in the Public Sphere

Thursday, July 17, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:20 PM
Room: Harbor Lounge B
RC22 Sociology of Religion (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizer:
Inger FURSETH, University of Oslo, Norway
Per PETTERSSON, Karlstad University, Sweden
Return of Religion in the Public Sphere? Comparing the Nordic Countries (Oral Presentation)
Inger FURSETH, University of Oslo, Norway

Public Religions and Same Sex Marriage (Oral Presentation)
Alphia POSSAMAI-INESEDY, University of Western Sydney, Australia; Bryan TURNER, Australian Catholic University, Australia

Parliamentary Debates on Ritual Slaughter. a Contextual Discourse Analysis (Oral Presentation)
Sipco VELLENGA, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Lobbyist Activities of Religious Interest Groups – Germany and the USA Compared (Oral Presentation)
Matthias KORTMANN, University of Munich, Germany

Public Religious Activities of Muslim Women in Turkey (Oral Presentation)
Figen UZAR ÖZDEMIR, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

Religious Diversity Management and Reasonable Accommodations in Greater Montreal Schools (Oral Presentation)
Solange LEFEBVRE, Université de Montréal, Canada; Julia MARTÍNEZ-ARIÑO, Université de Montréal, Canada

Morality in Context: A Multilevel Analysis of the Relationship Between Religion, Governance and Values in Europe (Distributed Paper)
Ingrid STORM, University of Manchester, United Kingdom