Thursday, December 10, 2009
6:00 to 7:30 PM
Heddy Riss, Program Director of iGov, UC Berkeley
Keynote Lecture: Professor Olivier Roy, European University Institute, head of the Mediterranean program at RSCAS: “Religious Norms in the Public Sphere: Triumph or Defeat of Multiculturalism?”
Friday, December 11, 2009
What is religious in “religious norms”? How to address or ignore the specificity of religion?
Patrick Haenni, Swiss Religoscope Foundation and Husam Tammam, Swiss Religoscope Foundation: “Minarets and Niqab's ... The State of the Debate in Islamic and Secular Public Spaces: Are There Non-religious Public Spaces?”
Christopher Kutz, UC-Berkeley Law School: "Understanding Liberalism in the Modern World"
Nadia Marzouki, Yale University: “Islam as an Object of Public Speech in France and North-America”
Holistic models and real practices
Baudouin Dupret, French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS): "What is Islamic Law? Looking at Legislative and Judicial Practices"
Alexandre Caeiro, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg: “Understanding Minority Fiqh”
Emran Qureshi, Harvard Law School: "Enforcing Religious-Political Norms: The Use of Apostasy and Blasphemy Laws in Muslim-Majority Polities”