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

Advanced Certificate Program on Religion and the Rule of Law at Oxford

Honored to be serving on the International Academic Advisory Board of this exciting new Program. 'The need for a global program to identify and educate the rising generation of scholars and leaders in the field of law and religion: Legal restrictions on religious individuals and groups remain high or very high in many countries of… Continue reading Advanced Certificate Program on Religion and the Rule of Law at Oxford

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

Participant, ‘The Quest for Legitimacy: Actors, Audiences and Aspirations’, 2017 APSA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, August 31-September 3 (I)

Topics include: New Perspectives on Montesquieu The Crisis of Constitutional Democracy American Public Philosophy in the Age of Trump On the Compatibility of Natural Law and Natural Rights Author Meets Critics: Alexander Tsesis's "Constitutional Ethos" Liberalism in Crisis Challenges to the Rule of Law The Future of Conservatism Constitution Making in Religiously Divided Societies See… Continue reading Participant, ‘The Quest for Legitimacy: Actors, Audiences and Aspirations’, 2017 APSA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, August 31-September 3 (I)

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

Workshop Law and Religion

Hans-Martien ten Napel Sofia Fernandes Da Silva Ranchordás Jaclyn Neo (National University of Singapore) Date 26 June 2017 Time 10:00 - 12:00  hrs. Address Kamerlingh Onnes Building Steenschuur 25 2311 ES Leiden Room A014 On June 26th, a small workshop on comparative law & religion will take place with Dr. Jaclyn Neo (National University of Singapore, Law School).… Continue reading Workshop Law and Religion

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

Redactioneel ‘Religie en de rule of law’

Voor een overzicht van de inhoud van de derde aflevering van 2016 van het Tijdschrift voor Religie, Recht en Beleid, zie: http://www.bjutijdschriften.nl//tijdschrift/religierechtenbeleid/2016/3. De aflevering bevat boeiende bijdragen over onder meer 'Veranderende visies op religieuze vrijheid in Nederland en Europa', de esthetica van het recht en de recente uitspraak van de hoogste bestuursrechter in Frankrijk die… Continue reading Redactioneel ‘Religie en de rule of law’

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

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

Upcoming Speaking Engagement, Journal of Law, Religion & State International Conference: Rule of Law – Religious Perspectives, Bar-Ilan University School of Law, Ramat-Gan, Israel

'The encounter of religion with the rule of law may generate tension but also mutual inspiration. The rule of law implies law's supremacy over other normative systems and personal commitments. It also implies that law applies to everyone equally. Religion represents a normative system that may in some areas be different from - and stand… Continue reading Upcoming Speaking Engagement, Journal of Law, Religion & State International Conference: Rule of Law – Religious Perspectives, Bar-Ilan University School of Law, Ramat-Gan, Israel

Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Whither Europe?

Participant, 2016 ICON∙S Conference on ‘Borders, Otherness and Public Law’

This weekend I am attending the annual conference of the International Society of Public Law in Berlin, Germany. You can check out the program here: https://icon-society.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/160616-ICON-S-PROGRAMME-DIGITAL.pdf. The first panel was entitled 'The Rule of Law in Europe: Structural Weaknesses in the European Legal Order': 'Among europe’s many crises, the “rule of law” crisis is perhaps the… Continue reading Participant, 2016 ICON∙S Conference on ‘Borders, Otherness and Public Law’