The Lived Religion Project

Drs Fernande Pool and Timothy Stacey (see bio's at end of this post) have recently launched the Lived Religion Project (http://livedreligionproject.com/), a story project focusing on the 'religious' lives of ordinary people. “Discourse on religion is getting ugly. Quickly. And academia can’t keep up.” This was the simple thought that led us out of the …

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Why Justice Requires More than a Verdict: Religion and Reconciliation in Bosnia and Herzegovina

In today's blogpost Sanne Hupkes reflects on last week's events during the ICTY judgement of Ratko Mladic and the trial's implications on 'justice'. Sanne is a PHD student related to the Centre and her research focuses on the role of (power-sharing) democracy in peace operations and she is concerned with the place of (religious) collective identities within democracy …

The Necessary Complexity of Freedom of Religion or Belief

How does the law shape the category of (free) religion, and by which mechanisms does this shaping occur? Building on conversations started at the Centre for Religion, Conflict and Globalisation's recent conference, 'Reimagining Difference: Being, Thinking and Practicing Beyond Essentialism', this collaborative Religion Factor and Religion: Going Public blog series explores law's approach to - and creation of - religion and religious liberty. …

Silent Borders

How does the law shape the category of (free) religion, and by which mechanisms does this shaping occur? Building on conversations started at the Centre for Religion, Conflict and Globalisation's recent conference, 'Reimagining Difference: Being, Thinking and Practicing Beyond Essentialism', this collaborative Religion Factor and Religion: Going Public blog series explores law's approach to - and creation of - religion and religious liberty. …

The Agency of Agencies: Bureaucracy and the Politics of Religious Freedom

How does the law shape the category of (free) religion, and by which mechanisms does this shaping occur? Building on conversations started at the Centre for Religion, Conflict and Globalisation's recent conference, 'Reimagining Difference: Being, Thinking and Practicing Beyond Essentialism', this collaborative Religion Factor and Religion: Going Public blog series explores law's approach to - …

Boredom in the Court

How does the law shape the category of (free) religion, and by which mechanisms does this shaping occur? Building on conversations started at the Centre for Religion, Conflict and Globalisation's recent conference, 'Reimagining Difference: Being, Thinking and Practicing Beyond Essentialism', this collaborative Religion Factor and Religion: Going Public blog series explores law's approach to - …

Deus in Machina: How Bureaucrats Determine Religious Freedom

How does the law shape the category of (free) religion, and by which mechanisms does this shaping occur? Building on conversations started at the Centre for Religion, Conflict and Globalisation's recent conference, 'Reimagining Difference: Being, Thinking and Practicing Beyond Essentialism', this blog series explores law's approach to - and creation of - religion and religious …