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

Upcoming Speaking Engagement: Conference, “Secular States Struggling with Religious Freedom,” ETF Leuven, Belgium, 4-5 May 2023

"This third international conference, organized by the Institute for the Study of Freedom of Religion or Belief (ISFORB), aims to give attention to struggles of secular states with the right to Freedom of Religion or Belief. As usual, this topic will be addressed from an interdisciplinary perspective and attention is given to both theoretical considerations and practical implications.… Continue reading Upcoming Speaking Engagement: Conference, “Secular States Struggling with Religious Freedom,” ETF Leuven, Belgium, 4-5 May 2023

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

Upcoming Speaking Engagement: Conference, “Religious Freedom and other Human Rights: Threats and Trends,” Toruń​, Poland, 31 May-2 June 2023

"The conference will be organized within the project 'Laboratory of Religious Freedom' implemented by the Pro Futuro Theologiae Foundation functioning at the Faculty of Theology of the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. The conference aims at discussing the main issues related to the protection and promotion of religious freedom at the intersection with other human rights. (...) The event will feature many legal,… Continue reading Upcoming Speaking Engagement: Conference, “Religious Freedom and other Human Rights: Threats and Trends,” Toruń​, Poland, 31 May-2 June 2023

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

Panel on “Human Dignity and Common Good Constitutionalism”

This week I will be attending the sixth conference of the International Consortium for Law and Religion Studies in Cordoba, Spain. The conference’s general theme is: "Human Dignity, Law, and Religious Diversity: Designing the Future of Inter-Cultural Societies." John Witte, Jr., Director of the Center of Law and Religion at Emory University, will deliver the… Continue reading Panel on “Human Dignity and Common Good Constitutionalism”

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Press Release, “Hans-Martien ten Napel participates in The International Forum on the Future of Constitutionalism Global Summit”

"19 January 2021 The Global Summit, which took place from 12-16 January 2021, is an initiative by Richard Albert, the William Stamps Farish Professor in Law, Professor of Government, Director of Constitutional Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, and Founder & Director of the International Forum on the Future of Constitutionalism. Plenary speakers included… Continue reading Press Release, “Hans-Martien ten Napel participates in The International Forum on the Future of Constitutionalism Global Summit”

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

Upcoming Speaking Engagement: The International Forum on the Future of Constitutionalism Global Summit | January 12-16, 2021

The Global Summit is an initiative by my colleague Richard Albert, the William Stamps Farish Professor in Law, Professor of Government, Director of Constitutional Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, and Founder & Director of the International Forum on the Future of Constitutionalism. Attendance at the Global Summit is free to all. Plenary speakers… Continue reading Upcoming Speaking Engagement: The International Forum on the Future of Constitutionalism Global Summit | January 12-16, 2021

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

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

As for so many, 2020 has been unique and, in some ways, a tough year. Nevertheless, professionally, there are (again) reasons to be thankful. The following ten highlights may illustrate this: - the collaboration with Prof. Sophie van Bijsterveld of the Radboud University Nijmegen in the realization of a Dutch-language volume on ideas for state and… Continue reading Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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Easter Podcast: “Lifelines”

I recorded this Easter Podcast, entitled "Lifelines," for all my followers and friends on social media who take an interest in my work-in-progress, and whom I dearly miss in this time of quarantine and cancelations. Easter Podcast " "Lifelines"Download

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

Nieuwsbericht “Hans-Martien ten Napel in de nationale en internationale media over zijn boek”

De tekst van het nieuwsbericht luidt als volgt: "06 januari 2020 Voor de tweede keer binnen een half jaar is Hans-Martien ten Napel uitgenodigd om het openingsessay te schrijven voor een serie internationale blogposts. De eerste keer was op 15 juli 2019, toen hij de aftrap gaf voor een reeks over het recht op vrijheid van godsdienst… Continue reading Nieuwsbericht “Hans-Martien ten Napel in de nationale en internationale media over zijn boek”

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

Cover story on my latest book

Quite an honor: on the cover of the leading Christian news and opinion magazine in the Netherlands with an interview about my latest book. The title of the interview reads as follows: 'Liberal Democracy is Digging its Own Grave.' See also: Interview ‘De liberale democratie is bezig zijn eigen graf te graven’ Upcoming paperback release