New Research Approaches to the Crossroads of Religion, Society, and Culture
in ‘Super-Diverse’ Cities
The conference will focus on trans-disciplinary studies on the field of religiosity and its incidence in social, political, cultural, or educational dynamics in super-diverse cities. Its two-day Virtual Conference aims to present the structure, aims, and main events of the network, apart from introducing the involved international research groups and their research lines.
Furthermore, the conference will explore the newest research approaches for the study of the intersection between religion, society, and culture in European metropolis, with a special emphasis on:
11th December 2023
10:00-11:30 Welcome and Presentation of UNIC-RESCUe: European Research Network for Religion Society and Culture - > This session is open for a wider audience - See the event webpage
11:30-12:30 Ahn Le Tran, Ruhr University Defining the study of socio-religious ‘superdiversity’ in (non-)democratic cities
12:30-13:30 Safa Nur Kaan, KOC University Decoding identity formation: (In-)exclusion dynamics among Bosnian & Bosniak Muslims
14:30-15:30 Jens Schlamelcher, Ruhr University Experiences of religious research in ‘super-diverse’ Nord-Rhein Westphalia region
15:30-16:30 Ivan Pleše, Zagreb University The state of current ecumenical inter-confessional practices among Catholics, Orthodox, and Protestants
12th December 2023
10:00-11:00 Andy Körber, Lodz University News Media and its impact on religious changes in Poland
11:00-12:00 Gorka Urrutia, Deusto University The municipal citizen participation tables and religious plurality: A space to deeper into democratic governance?
12:30-13:30 Marius de Byl, Ruhr University Tradition and Translation: Religious Education in fragmented and post-traditional contexts
Coordination: Faculty of Protestant Theology and CERES - Center for religious Studies, Ruhr University Bochum
Daniel Jara J. <Daniel.JaraJhayya@ruhr-uni-bochum.de>
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