I will be attending the conference on ‘Religion and Civil Society; The Changing Faces of "Religion" and "Secularity"’ this week, organized by the Institute for Culture and Society (ICS) of the University of Navarra (Pamplona, Spain), at Harvard Law School. For the conference, which was announced earlier on this blog, I co-authored a paper with Jaco van den Brink on ‘The State, Civil Society and Religious Freedom’. The final program appears below:
PLENARY SESSIONS AND DISCUSSION
"The changing faces of religion and secularism"
Mary Ann Glendon
Learned Hand Professor of Law at Harvard University Law School, Cambridge.
"Parenthood in God and civil society"
Professor of History of Philosophy at ICS University of Navarra
"Religious civilization and civil religion in a multicultural world"
Professor of Moral Philosophy at Università Ca Foscari of Venice
Religious Freedom in Contemporary Juridical Context
Chair: Francisca Pérez Madrid, Professor of Law. University of Barcelona
Crosses and Culture: State-Sponsored Religious Displays in the United States and Europe
Mark L. Movsesian
Frederick A. Whitney Professor and Director at the Center for Law and Religion, St. John’s University, New York.
The State, Civil Society and Religious Freedom
Hans-Martien ten Napel
Assistant Professor of Constitutional and Administrative Law at Leiden University.
A Cookbook of Ways to Dissolve Religious Associations through Law
Iain T. Benson
Senior Associate Counsel of Miller Thomson LLP in Canada. University of the Free State of South Africa.
Freedom of Religion and Belief: Is there a Role for the European External Action Service?
Research Fellow at Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute, San Domenico di Fiesole.
Forum Internum and Forum Externum and the Negotiation of the Public-Private Divide in Canon Law and Public International Law with a Particular Reference to the Jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights
Research Fellow. Director of Law, Religion and International Relations Programme. Regent’s Park College, Oxford. Brunel University Law School, West London.
Religious freedom and the cultural dimension of religion
Francisca Pérez Madrid
Professor of Law at University of Barcelona.
Medieval Political Theology: Theory & Practice.
Chair: Jaume Aurell. Dean of the School of Philosophy and Social Studies, University of Navarra
How did "Political Theology" exist in the Middle Ages?
Associate Professor of Political Philosophy at ICS, University of Navarra.
Ernst H. Kantorowicz and Gabriel Naudé: from "Mysteries of State" to "Coups d’État"
Associate Professor of Political Philosophy at University of Beira Interior.
Places of Power: the City and the Court in Late Medieval Iberia
Rita Costa Gomes
Associate Professor of Medieval History at Towson University
Just War and Criticism of Crusade in Western Medieval Society
Professor of Medieval History at University of Poitiers. Institut Universitaire de France
King Peter of Aragon Self-coronation (1336) and its Historical, Liturgical and Iconographical Representations
Associate Professor of Medieval History at University of Navarra
The iconology of breaking medieval seal matrices
Associate Professor of Theory of Art at International University of Catalunya
PLENARY SESSION AND DISCUSSION
"Culture and Civil Society"
Faith & Reason Institute, Washington, D.C.
PLENARY SESSIONS III AND DISCUSSION
Defending Civil Society: Religious Advocacy in American National Politics
Presidential Professor of Political Science at University of Oklahoma
Why Religion and ‘the Secular’ cannot be Separated
Jean Bethke Elstain
Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor of Social and Political Ethics at the Divinity School. Department of Political Science and the Committee on International Relations at the University of Chicago
The Theologico-Political Problem Today
William K. Warren Professor of Catholic Studies. Research Professor of Law at University of Tulsa
Liberalism, Capitalism and Religion
Chair: Raquel Lázaro, University of Navarra
David Hume and True Religion
Henry Luce III Professor of Philosophy and the Arts at Princeton Theological Seminary
Living toguther differently: beyond the liberal synthesis
Professor of Religion at Boston University. Research Associate at Institute for Study of Economic Culture, Boston University.
The role of Religion according Mandeville and Hutcheson
Associate Professor of Philosophy at University of Alcalá
The Ethical Gap in Modern Ideals of Citizenship: A Diagnosis and a Proposal
Visiting Assistant Professor at Villanova University
An analysis of the history of Western Man: Personhood, Individuality & Transformation
Robert de Simone
Research Fellow at ICS at University of Navarra-New York
God and Religion in a commercial society, according to Adam Smith
Associate Professor of Modern Philosophy at University of Navarra
The Media and the Process of Secularization of Society
Chair: Mercedes Montero and Mónica Codina, University of Navarra
Freedom of speech as naturalized religious freedom: historical antecedents and views from social pragmatism
Chief of Communication Research Division at Panamericana University, México D. F.
Free speech and the rationality of public communication in a changing era
Associate Professor of Ethics and Communication at University of Navarra
˜Without religion, there is no peace". Religious freedom in the catholic and liberal newspapers in Mexico City (1833-1857)
Research Fellow at Panamericana University, MÃ©xico D. F.
The secularization of society and the role of the media. The "agenda-Gramsci" in the Spanish newspaper El Pais
Associate Professor of Journalism History at ICS, University of Navarra
Monotheism & Violence
Chair: Alejandra Vanney. Austral University of Buenos Aires. (Argentina)
Monotheistic Trinitarianism, Theological Exclusivism, and Nonviolence: An Overlooked Alternative
Peter D. Anders
Instructor in Theology at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary Boston
Monotheism and Political Violence: Reflections on the Argumentative Sustainability of a Causal Claim
Lecturer in Social and Political Philosophy at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Islam, Intolerance and Violence; a view from the West
Ph D. ICS, University of Navarra
The One True God: Making the Truth about Monotheism Count
Associate Professor of Political Science at the Austral University of Buenos Aires