The Department of Politics and International Relations and Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford have issued a call for papers for an upcoming conference. Proposals are due November 30, 2016. The conference itself will be held on September 7-9, 2017.
From the conference organizers:
We invite proposals for presentations in the following panel sessions:
Andrew March, chair: Private and public ethics. Possible topics include: controversies about forms of establishment, the limits of legislation, exemptions for economic, cultural, and social institutions.
Stephen Macedo, chair: Religious diversity and education. Possible topics include: controversies about separation and integration in education, curriculum debates, the nature and limits of public authority, and student and parental freedom.
Lisa Fishbayn and Sylvia Neil, chair and discussant: Gender, sexuality and religion. Possible topics include: controversies over reproductive rights, marriage, sexual culture, religious feminisms, religious justifications of discrimination.
Jocelyn Maclure, chair: Accommodation of religious diversity in democratic polities. Possible topics include: religion as justification of legislation, exemptions, legal recognition; questions of democratic majoritarianism.
We also welcome proposals for papers that aim to explore new research avenues related to religious diversity and public life. Possible topics include: the ethics and politics of interfaith relations; concepts of religious moderation, extremism, fundamentalism, radicalization; public ethics in contexts of antagonism or separation.
Please send us:
A proposal of about 300 words including title, prepared for blind review
A separate document including your name, paper title, your institutional affiliation, and full contact details.
Further details are available here. (H/T: Rick Garnett)