Invitation to The Impact of Religion conference – Uppsala 20-22 May 2013

Invitation to the

The Impact of Religion – Challenges for Society, Law and Democracy
An interdisciplinary conference at Uppsala University
Uppsala, Sweden, 20-22 May 2013

Plenary speakers

Heiner Bielefeldt, Professor, Erlangen/Nürnberg University, Germany, UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion and Belief
Katarina Boele Woelki, Professor of Comparative Law, Private International Law and Family Law, University of Utrecht, Netherlands
Grace Davie, Professor of Sociology of Religion, University of Exeter, UK
Yilmaz Esmer, Professor of Political Science, Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, Turkey
Marie-Claire Foblets, Professor of Law and Anthropology, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle, Germany
Effie Fokas, Phd in Political Sociology, Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy, Athens, Greece
Inger Furseth, Professor of Sociology of Religion, University of Oslo, Norway
Niels Henrik Gregersen, Professor of Systematic Theology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Ian Leigh, Professor of Law, Durham University, UK
Mattias Martinson, Professor of Systematic Theology and Studies in World Views, Uppsala University
Ayelet Shachar, Professor of Law, Canada Research Chair in Citizenship and Multiculturalism, University of Toronto, Canada
Jonathan VanAntwerpen, Director of Communications and Program Director, Social Science Research Council, USA
Linda Woodhead, Professor of Sociology of Religion, Lancaster University, UK
Siniša Zrinščak, Professor of Social Policy, University of Zagreb, Croatia