"The Law and Politics of Diversity"

Workshops, conferences 2016

  • Date: Dec 16, 2016
  • Location: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 11, Göttingen
  • Room: Library Hall
"The Law and Politics of Diversity"
Workshop organized by Ayelet Shachar, Director at the Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity In cooperation with- University of California, Berkeley- Göttingen Campus

For more details please contact recke(at)mmg.mpg.de.

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10:00 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.
Welcome Remarks
Hiltraud Casper-Hehne (Vice-President, Univ. of Göttingen, International Affairs)
Ayelet Shachar (Director, MPI-MMG)

10:15 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Speaker: Leti Volpp (Berkeley): “Saving Muslim Women”
Chair: Matthias Koenig (Göttingen)
Commentators: Asha Kaushal (UBC) & Leah Bassel (Leicester)

1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Interview: “Human Rights in Europe” with Eva Brems and Christopher McCrudden
Moderator: Ayelet Shachar (MPI-MMG)

1:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Speaker: Nomi Stolzenberg (USC): “Faith-Based Discrimination”
Chair: Eva Brems (Human Rights Centre, Ghent)
Commentators: Srirupa Roy (Göttingen) & Christopher McCrudden (Queen’s Belfast & Michigan)

4:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Speaker: Irene Bloemraad (Berkeley): “Does Citizenship Matter?”
Chair: Andrea Bührmann (Göttingen)
Commentators: Francesca Strumia (Sheffield) & Phil Triadafilopoulos (Toronto)

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