Religious Norms in the Public Sphere: Florence Workshop Program

Organisers:
Olivier Roy, in the framework of the Mediterranean Programme (RSCAS, EUI)
Christopher Kutz (University of California, Berkeley)
Heddy Riss (University of California, Berkeley)

Villa Malafrasca
Via Boccaccio 151
50133 Florence

Thursday 16 Dec

18:30 Keynote Speech by Olivier Roy and Marco Ventura

Friday 17 Dec

09.00-10.00  Ofrit Liviatan
Rethinking Law's Role in European Debates over Islam through Europe's Experience with Abortion Reform
Discussant: Christopher Kutz

10.00-11.00  John Morijn
Protecting religious identity in the European Public Sphere: Human rights, requirements, remaining policy-options and judicial control
Discussant: Valerie Amiraux

11.00-11.30  Coffee break

11.30-12.30  Yüksel Sezgin and Mirjam Künkler
Contesting Boundaries of Private and Public: Religious Law in India and Indonesia
Discussant: Olivier Roy

13.00-14.00  Lunch

14.00-15.00  Harun Karcic
Shari'a norms in a secular state: the case of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Discussant: Marco Ventura

15.00-16.00  Elise Massicard
Recasting Islamic Heterodoxy: The Judicialization of Alevism in Turkey and Europe
Discussant: Patrick Haenni

16.00-16.30  Coffee Break

16.30-17.30  Stefano Allievi
Islam in Europe: the Road to Exceptionalism
Discussant: Nadia Marzouki

Saturday 18 Dec

Co-Chairs: Patrick Haenni and Olivier Roy

09.00-10.30  Synthesis and round-table

11.00-12.30  Prospective, proposals