Events of the Max Planck Fellow Group "Governance of Cultural Diversity" (in descending order)

"The Family, Human Rights and Internationalism"

Workshops, conferences 2018
- by intivation only - Conference organized by Dr Julia Moses, Dept. of History, University of Sheffield & Institute of Sociology, University of Göttingen and Prof Matthias Koenig, Institute of Sociology, University of Göttingen & Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity ▪ Keynote speakers include Professor Glenda Sluga (University of Sydney) and Professor Miloš Vec (University of Vienna) [more]
Workshop co-organized by Matthias Koenig (University of Göttingen & MPI MMG) and Kiyoteru Tsutsui (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor). ▪ This workshop forms part of a collaborative project that examines how legitimatingprinciples of nation-states have changed since the emergence of nation-states in the late eighteenthcentury by analyzing written constitutions. [more]

"The Politics of Secularism and Religion in France and Turkey"

Seminar Series MPI Fellow Group „Governance of Cultural Diversity – Socio-Legal Perspectives“
  • Date: Nov 3, 2016
  • Time: 14:00 - 16:00
  • Speaker: Murat Akan (Bosphorous University)
  • Murat Akan is Assistant Professor of Comparative Politics and Political Theory in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science (2005) from Columbia University, New York. He was a non-residential post-doctoral research fellow with the University of Amsterdam (2009-2012), and a guest researcher in-residence at the Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Göttingen (2012-2013). He will be a visiting scholar in George Washington University in July and August 2017. He has a forthcoming book from Columbia University Press on secularism in France and Turkey.
  • Location: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 11, Göttingen
  • Room: Library Hall
Co-organizers: Sinem Adar • Markus Dressler • Matthias Koenig • Zeynep Özgen [more]
Organization: Matthias Koenig (sociology, University of Göttingen, Lichtenberg Kolleg & Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity), mkoenig@gwdg.de [more]

"Theorizing Cultural Religion"

Seminar Series MPI Fellow Group „Governance of Cultural Diversity – Socio-Legal Perspectives“

"The Infrastructures of Diversity: Materiality and Culture in Urban Space"

Workshops, conferences 2015
Authors Workshop organized by Marian Burchardt (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity), Stefan Höhne (Center for Metropolitan Studies, Technical University Berlin) and AbdouMaliq Simone (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity) [more]

"Spirit and Sentiment: Affective Trajectories of Religious Being in Urban Africa"

Workshops, conferences 2015
International Conference of the Research Network on Religion, AIDS and Social Transformation in Africa (RASTA) [more]

"Legal mobilization in a neo-corporatist world: Why do German refugee organizations not go to court?"

Seminar Series MPI Fellow Group "Governance of Cultural Diversity" 2014/15

"From Madrasa to Underground and Back: Is Turkish Secularization Path-dependent?"

Seminar Series MPI Fellow Group "Governance of Cultural Diversity" 2014/15

"The (De-) Confessionalization of Law in India and Indonesia: The Limits of Monism"

Seminar Series MPI Fellow Group "Governance of Cultural Diversity" 2014/15

"How Do European States React to the New Religious Pluralism?"

MPI Fellow Group "Governance of Cultural Diversity" Seminar Series 2014

"Empires, Religious Regimes, and the Institutionalization of 'Race"

MPI Fellow Group "Governance of Cultural Diversity" Seminar Series 2013/14
Co-sponsored by the Department of Religious Diversity [more]

"Secular Conversions: Politics, Institutions, and Religious Education in the United States and Australia"

MPI Fellow Group "Governance of Cultural Diversity" Seminar Series 2013/14

"Religion, Cultural Patrimony and Secularism in Quebec's Charter of Values"

MPI Fellow Group "Governance of Cultural Diversity" Seminar Series 2013/14
Co-sponsored by the Institute of Sociology [more]

"The Politics of Visibility: Muslim Face-Veiling, Urban Conviviality and Contention in Spain"

MPI Fellow Group "Governance of Cultural Diversity" Seminar Series 2013/14

"Mediations of Turkish Islam: Statism, Populism and Civil Liberalism"

MPI Fellow Group "Governance of Cultural Diversity" Seminar Series 2013/14

"Governing Religious Diversity in Spain - A Case Study of Prisons' Secularisation and Demonopolisation"

MPI Fellow Group "Governance of Cultural Diversity" Seminar Series 2013/14

"Empire and Secularization: Church, State and Nation in Colony and Metropole"

MPI Fellow Group "Governance of Cultural Diversity" Seminar Series 2013/14

"How to study diffusion - Theories, methods, and research designs"

Workshops, conferences 2013
Workshop co-organized by Anja Jetschke (University of Göttingen) & Matthias Koenig (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity). [more]
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