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06.02.2019

Public Lecture: Secularity as a challenge

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On 12 February at 7 p.m., our Senior Research Fellow Wolfgang Höpken will give lecture on “Secularity as a challenge. Religion, nation and modernity in Bosnian Islam from 1878 to today (Säkularität als Herausforderung Der bosnische Islam von 1878 bis zur Gegenwart)” at the Lew Kopelew Forum in Cologne. He will place particular emphasis on the long lines in the discursive confrontation with secularity in Bosnia and Herzegovina and highlight the multi-layered picture that emerges in relation to Islam in today's Bosnia and Herzegovina. Jutta Lauth Bacas (Head of the Cologne branch of the Society for South East Europe) will moderate the evening. The lecture will be held in German.

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31.01.2019

A coffee house as a sanctuary and a ritual place in a hotel - A side note on the relationship between religion and secularity in Indonesia

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The KFG's Senior Research Fellow Edith Franke wrote a Bulletin entry on her recent research trip to Indonesia, reflecting on how a religious dimension is introduced into secular areas through spatial design and naming, serving secular means like increasing turnover by creating the impression of quality.

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14.01.2019

CfP: East-West Encounters and Religious Change

On 27 and 28 July, the East Asian Society for the Scientific Study of Religion will hold its 2nd annual conference at Hokkaido University in Sapporo, Japan with a focus on “East-West Encounters and Religious Change in Modernizing East Asia”. Deadline for abstracts (200-500 words) is 31 January.

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02.01.2019

CfP: The Near Eastern Saddle Period

Our recent Senior Fellow Florian Zemmin calls for papers for an international conference on "The Near Eastern Saddle Period: The Formation of Modern Concepts in Arabic, Turkish, and Persian" (University of Bern, 12-14 June 2019). The conference aims at strengthening the integration of the field of conceptual history of Near Eastern languages by bringing together scholars – of all career stages – already working on conceptual history in Arabic, Turkish, and Persian.

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01.01.2019

CfP: Interrogating Secularity in India and Beyond

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Anindita Chakrabarti will host a workshop on "Religion, Civil Society and Personal (Family) Law Reform in Post-Colonial Nation States: Interrogating Secularity in India and Beyond" at the KFG "Multiple Secularities" on 25 June 2019. The deadline for abstracts of max. 600 words is 15 February 2019. Please send them to: multiple-secularities@uni-leipzig.de

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16.12.2018

CfP: Regional Conference on Religion in Western Balkan Societies

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Regional Conference: Religion in Western Balkan Societies (#ReligionWB) in Tirana, 11 and 12 June 2019. Deadline for proposals: 20 January 2019. Deadline for full papers: 25 March 2019. This regional conference aims to explore threats and opportunities for the role of religion in Western Balkans societies and to contribute to enhancing societal and policy mechanisms to better respond to future challenges in this regard.

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02.12.2018

CfP: EASR 2019

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The Estonian Society for the Study of Religions is calling for Papers for the 17th Annual Conference of the European Association for the Study of Religions (EASR) on "Religion – Continuations and Disruptions" from 25 to 29 June 2019 at the University of Tartu. Individual abstracts can be submitted to any of the pre-arranged sessions as well as to a generic, independent paper section in case one’s paper does not fit with any of the sessions that deal with more specific topics. The deadline for abstracts is 15 December 2018.

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29.11.2018

Public Panel Discussion

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Our Senior Researcher Markus Dreßler will join a public panel discussion on "The Sacred and the State in Turkey" on 10 December 2018 at Humboldt-University Berlin (6 p.m., Senate Hall in the Main Building, Unter den Linden 6).

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25.11.2018

CfP: Conceptualising Religion

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The German Association for the Study of Religion (DVRW) and the International Association for the History of Religions (IAHR) are calling for papers for a conference on "Conceptualising Religion". The conference is held from 3-6 September 2019 at Leibniz University Hannover. Contributions can be submitted online starting 1 December 2018.

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04.09.2018

Statement against Right Wing Radicalism

The KFG "Multiple Secularities" strongly supports the statement of the Rector's Conference of the Saxonian Universities against the recent outbursts of right wing radicalism and its political downplay in Saxony.

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11.07.2018

KFG Multiple Secularities at the XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology

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Said Arjomand, Marian Burchardt, Anindita Chakrabarti, Mirjam Künkler and Armando Salvatore will participate in the XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology from 15-20 July in Toronto.

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10.07.2018

WOCMES 2018: Panel on The Arabic press in the 19th century by Mohammad Magout

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Our Senior Researcher Mohammad Magout will chair a panel he organised at the World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies (WOCMES), Seville, 16-20 July.

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