Religion Events

Women, Islam and the Future of Turkish Democracy

October 25, 2007 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Global Europe Program
Nigar Goksel, Senior Analyst, European Stability Initiative Istanbul office

The Process of National Identity Formation among the Macedonian-Speaking Muslims of Western Macedonia

May 02, 2007 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Marcin Lubas,Fulbright Fellow, The Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University

Religion and Politics in Turkey: A Survey of Turkish Attitudes

February 26, 2007 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Global Europe Program
Speakers: - Dr. Can Paker, Chairman, Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV) - Etyen Mahcupyan, Director for the Democratization Program of the Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV)

Turkish Islam: Nationalism, Religious Freedom and Europe

November 29, 2006 // 8:30am10:30am
Global Europe Program
Dr. Gerald Robbins, Associate Fellow, Foreign Policy Research InstituteDr. Kemal Silay, Chairman, Ottoman and Turkish Studies Program, Indiana UniversityDr. Omer Taspinar, Director, Turkey Project, The Brookings Institution

European Alumni Association Conference: "Europe and the Muslim World"

October 06, 2006 // 9:00am5:00pm
Global Europe Program

Islam and Tolerance in a Wider Europe

June 23, 2006 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Global Europe Program
co-sponsored by EES and the Open Society Institute's International Policy Fellowships program and includes a public seminar featuring authors of the recently published IPF book Policy Perspectives. The discussion will begin with a presentation by OSI International Policy Fellow Ekaterina Sokirianskaia (Russian human rights organization Memorial; university professor) on Muslim communities and political Islam in the Caucasus, followed by comments from fellow Syed Tauqir Hussain Shah (ILO-Islamabad) who recently completed field research on the roots of political Islam in Pakistani madrassas. A second presentation by fellow Ihsan Dagi (Middle East Technical University, Ankara) will focus on Turkey's political reorientation toward the West and westernization, followed by comments from fellows Simeon Evstatiev (Sofia University and the Center for Intercultural Studies and Partnership, Bulgaria) and Ahmed Idrees Rahmani (Stanford University; formerly with USAID in Afghanistan). In addition to the presenters and discussants, the seminar will be attended by many of the policy fellows from Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and Turkey who contributed to the recently published OSI International Policy Fellowships book Policy Perspectives: Islam and Tolerance in Wider Europe. The seminar will end with a reception hosted by OSI-DC in celebration of the book.

Euro - Islam: The Dynamics of Effective Integration

June 21, 2006 // 9:00am10:00am
Global Europe Program

Human Rights Approaches to Religion: Implications for Euro-Islamic Relations

March 27, 2006 // 9:30am11:00am
Global Europe Program
with Malcom Evans, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, and Professor of Public International Law at the University of Bristol, School of Law

The Position of the Serbian Orthodox Church on Kosovo

March 16, 2006 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Bishop Jovan of Sumadija (Member of the Holy Snod), Bishop Grigorije of Zahum-Herzegovina, Bishop Teodosije of Lipljan (Abbot of Decani Monastery), Hieromonk Irinej Dobrijevic, Head of Kosovo and Metohija Office of the Holy Assembly of Bishops

Thy Will Be Done: The Catholic Church and the Politics in Poland since 1989

December 21, 2005 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Sabrina Ramet, Professor of Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology-Trodheim, Research Associate at the Peace Research Institute in Oslo and currently Visiting Professor, Georgetown University and WWICS Public Policy Fellow

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