Workshop | “The Relationship between State and Religion in the Arab and Islamicate Contexts: Civil State, Secular State, Religious/Islamic State”, Leipzig University — Online, 9-10 December 2021
Workshop announcement: The Relationship between State and Religion in the Arab and Islamicate Contexts: Civil State, Secular State, Religious/Islamic State
The workshop aims at understanding the concepts of ‘civil state’, ‘secular state’ and ‘religious/Islamic state’ and their relation to (the concept/ideal of) democracy in Arab and Islamicate contexts. It starts from a political and philosophical perspective and addresses from there normative and descriptive questions concerning the actual and/or potential forms of the relationship between (democratic) state and/or politics and religion.
A full description and program of the workshop can be found here.
The event is organized by Housamedden Darwish (Leipzig University), Markus Dressler (Leipzig University) and hosted at the Centre for Advanced Studies “Multiple Secularities – Beyond the West, Beyond Modernities”, Leipzig University
If you wish to attend the workshop, please send a short inquiry to multiple-secularities[at]uni-leipzig.de.