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

Guest Lecture on “Religion and the Public Realm” at Studium Generale Wageningen (2017)

On 18 April 2017, I gave a guest lecture at Wageningen University & Research on "Religion and the Public Realm." The description of the lecture read as follows: "Where does ‘private’ end and ‘public’ begin when it comes to religion? To explore this, we look at how states' approaches to secularization have been shaped. Is there… Continue reading Guest Lecture on “Religion and the Public Realm” at Studium Generale Wageningen (2017)

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

Ph.D. Thesis Committee Member For: Barry Bussey, ‘The Legal Revolution Against the Accommodation of Religion: The Secular Age v. The Sexular Age’, 27 June 2019

  UPDATE (I): 'Naar aanleiding en ter ere van zijn promotie zal Bussey op 28 juni een lezing geven over de historische en filosofische achtergrond van vrijheid van religie, en de status van deze vrijheid vandaag de dag binnen het sociale en wettelijke kader van de samenleving. Professor Iain Benson zal ook aanwezig zijn als co-spreker.'… Continue reading Ph.D. Thesis Committee Member For: Barry Bussey, ‘The Legal Revolution Against the Accommodation of Religion: The Secular Age v. The Sexular Age’, 27 June 2019

Comparative Constitutional Law, Law and Religion, Religion and Politics

Paper Presentation during Journal of Law, Religion & State International Conference on ‘The Rule of Law – Religious Perspectives’, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel, 20-22 November 2016

For the program of the conference, see: http://www1.biu.ac.il/File/events2016/internationalconference.pdf. The call for papers for the conference can be found here: http://www.ssrn.com/update/lsn/lsnann/ann16021.html. The original paper proposal which I submitted, read as follows: Christianity, Liberalism, and the Rule of Law During the last decade or so the discipline of constitutional law has changed considerably. It has become more… Continue reading Paper Presentation during Journal of Law, Religion & State International Conference on ‘The Rule of Law – Religious Perspectives’, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel, 20-22 November 2016