RC43 - Religion and Politics

Chairs

Dr Luca Ozzano, University of Turin
luca.ozzano@unito.it

Department of Cultures, Politics and Society
University of Turin
Lungodora Siena 100
10153 Torino
Italy

 

Co-Chair

Dra. Emilce Cuda, Universidad Nacional Arturo Jauretche de Argentina & Pontificia Universidad Catolica Argentina
emilcecuda@gmail.com

Research Professor in Theology and Politics
Universidad Nacional Arturo Jauretche de Argentina, Dept. of Culture
Pontificia Universidad Catolica Argentina, Theology Faculty
Fray Justo Santa Maria de Oro, 3074,
Piso 6, (1425) Cdad. Autonoma de Buenos Aires
Argentina

 

Officers

Prof. Miroljub Jevtic, University of Belgrade, Serbia, jevticmiroljub@yahoo.com

Prof. Yasuyuki Matsunaga, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan, matsunaga@tufs.ac.jp

Prof. Giorgio Shani, International Christian University, Japan, gshani@icu.ac.jp

Prof. Mark Tessler, University of Michigan, USA, tessler@umich.edu

Prof. John Rees, The University of Notre Dame Australia, Australia,john.rees@nd.edu.au

Dr. Mohamed Nawab Bin Mohamed Osman, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, ismnawab@ntu.edu.sg

 

Background

Recognised as study group in 1986; granted research committee status in 1999.

 

Objectives

RC43 - Religion and Politics focuses on global, regional and local interactions between religion and politics throughout the world. Political ideas and policies relevant to different religions (particularly, but not exclusively, those with global adherents) are examined. Public religion in contemporary culture and society is studied, particularly in relation to peace, development, human rights, environment, political processes, political organizations, and identity.

 

Working languages

English/French

 

Website

http://rc43.ipsa.org/