Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Law and Religion, Religion and Politics, Whither Europe?

Law and Religious Freedom Book Panel at the Annual Meetings of the American Academy of Religion and the Society of Biblical Literature, Boston, Friday, November 17, 2017, 4 PM – 6 PM EST (II)

About the three distinguished panelists: 'Professor Cathleen Kaveny, a scholar who focuses on the relationship of law, religion, and morality, joined the Boston College faculty in January 2014 as the Darald and Juliet Libby Professor, a position that includes appointments in both the department of theology and the law school. She is the first faculty… Continue reading Law and Religious Freedom Book Panel at the Annual Meetings of the American Academy of Religion and the Society of Biblical Literature, Boston, Friday, November 17, 2017, 4 PM – 6 PM EST (II)

Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Dutch Politics, Law and Religion, Religion and Politics, Whither Europe?

Law and Religious Freedom Book Panel at the Annual Meetings of the American Academy of Religion and the Society of Biblical Literature, Boston, Friday, November 17 at 4 PM – 6 PM EST

'CTI will hold a new session at AAR/SBL - Fresh Thinking from the Center of Theological Inquiry Friday - 4:00 PM-6:00 PM Location: Sheraton Boston-Clarendon (Third Level) First Session 4:00 pm to 4:50 pm - Session 1: Astrobiology, Religion, & Society Frederick Simmons, Center of Theological Inquiry "From Land Ethics to Life as a Planetary… Continue reading Law and Religious Freedom Book Panel at the Annual Meetings of the American Academy of Religion and the Society of Biblical Literature, Boston, Friday, November 17 at 4 PM – 6 PM EST

Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Law and Religion, Religion and Politics

Paper presentation during panel on ‘Religion & Pluralism in a Changing World’, BYU Law School, Provo, Utah

From October 1-3, 2017, the 24th Annual International Law and Religion Symposium was held at Brigham Young University Law School in Provo, Utah, USA. The Symposium was attended by 100 participants, from 50 different countries, while interpretation at the venue was available in 11 languages (Arabic, French, Italian, Korean, Laotian, Mongolian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian,… Continue reading Paper presentation during panel on ‘Religion & Pluralism in a Changing World’, BYU Law School, Provo, Utah

Religion and Politics, University

Secretary, Board of Trustees, Stichting De Honderd Gulden Reis (George Puchinger Foundation) (1999 – Present)

'Introduction Stichting De Honderd Gulden Reis was founded by the Reformed historian dr. G. Puchinger on 23 September 1996. Since his death in 1999, this Foundation has been governed by a board of trustees. What can you apply for? Grants for studies abroad (travel, study and/or accomodation expenses) by students or graduates of (art) history,… Continue reading Secretary, Board of Trustees, Stichting De Honderd Gulden Reis (George Puchinger Foundation) (1999 – Present)

Democracy, Law and Religion, Religion and Politics

Upcoming Speaking Engagement: The Cardiff Festival of Law and Religion 2016

                      'Registration is now open for the Cardiff Festival of Law and Religion on May 5th and 6th at Cardiff University. This celebrates the twenty-fifth anniversary of the LLM in Canon Law at Cardiff University, the first degree of its type in a British University… Continue reading Upcoming Speaking Engagement: The Cardiff Festival of Law and Religion 2016

Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Law and Religion, Religion and Politics

Participant, Conference on Law and the Culture of Liberty, James Madison Program (May 18-19, 2015)

This Robert J. Giuffra '82 Conference was co-sponsored by The Association for the Study of Free Institutions, Texas Tech University and the Bouton Law Lecture Fund: 'What is the relationship among law, culture, and human freedom? Is freedom to be found primarily where law is kept to a minimum and culture is therefore mostly the… Continue reading Participant, Conference on Law and the Culture of Liberty, James Madison Program (May 18-19, 2015)

Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Law and Religion, Religion and Politics, Whither Europe?

Participant, The Ninth Annual John F. Scarpa Conference on ‘Catholic Legal Theory: Aspirations, Challenges, and Hopes’, Villanova University School of Law (2015)

'The Ninth Annual John F. Scarpa Conference on Law, Politics, and Culture will explore the topic "Catholic Legal Theory: Aspirations, Challenges, and Hopes." The symposium will take place on Friday, April 24, from 9:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., in Room 201 of the Law School. This program is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education… Continue reading Participant, The Ninth Annual John F. Scarpa Conference on ‘Catholic Legal Theory: Aspirations, Challenges, and Hopes’, Villanova University School of Law (2015)

Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Law and Religion, Religion and Politics

Commentator, Conference on ‘Religion, Rights, and Institutions’, Princeton University (2014)

'The Conference on Religions, Rights, and Institutions will focus on how institutional design, of both religions and political regimes, affects the relationship between religious practice and activity and human rights. It will examine how the internal organization (formal and informal structures and rules) of religions and religious communities affect therights of members of religious communities… Continue reading Commentator, Conference on ‘Religion, Rights, and Institutions’, Princeton University (2014)

Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Law and Religion, Religion and Politics, Whither Europe?

Chapter in volume on Religion, Politics and Law. Philosophical Reflections on the Sources of Normative Order in Society (2009)

'Modern, liberal democracies in the West living under the rule of law and protection of human rights cannot articulate the very values from which they derive their legitimacy. These pre-political and pre-legal preconditions cannot be guaranteed, let alone be enforced by the state, but constitute nevertheless its moral and spiritual infrastructure. Until recently, a common… Continue reading Chapter in volume on Religion, Politics and Law. Philosophical Reflections on the Sources of Normative Order in Society (2009)

Comparative Constitutional Law, Law and Religion

Chapter in volume on Law and Religion in the 21st Century. Relations between States and Religious Communities (2010)

'This book brings together leading international scholars of law and religion to provide an overview of current issues in State-religion relations. The first part of the collection offers a picture of recent developments in key countries and regions. The second part is focused on Europe and, in particular, on the Nordic States and the post-communist… Continue reading Chapter in volume on Law and Religion in the 21st Century. Relations between States and Religious Communities (2010)