News & Updates 2021

June 2021
(in German) Roundtable of the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster on June 29, 2021. On the podium, the sociologist Dr. Asligül Aysel and the philosopher Dr. Matthias Hoesch from the Cluster of Excellence with political scientist Prof. Dr. Karen Schönwälder (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity) and the legal scholar Daniel Thym (University of Konstanz). On the basis of current developments in integration policy, they discussed the standards by which this should be based. more
April 2021
Workshop on April 22, 16.00-18.00 CET Engaging with the “ethical turn” in the anthropology of religion, this workshop panel examines multiple sites of entanglements between politics and religious ethics. more
April 2021
hosted by SPUI25, Amsterdam The editors and authors Peter van der Veer, Abdoulaye Sounaye, Tam T.T. Ngo, Birgit Meyer and Arjun Appadurai will discuss the issue of religion from a broader, comparative and historical perspective, understanding religious refugees as an integral part of the modern world. more
March 2021 The webinar was held on March 3rd, 2021 at 3pm CET by Prof. Steven Vertovec (MPI-MMG), Prof. Elina Lehtomaki (University of Oulu) and Prof. Sabine Severiens (Erasmus University Rotterdam). more
February 2021 An interview with A. Gandhi and S. Schwecke, conducted by Saronik Basu, New Books Network NBN. more
January 2021 Los Angeles Review of Books publishes review essay by Mustafa Akyol on Irfan Ahmad's book Religion as Critique. more
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