A New Politics of Religion? | 4/26/17 | Nottingham

    How Political Parties Shape Religious Policy in 30 European Democracies

    Sven W. Speer, President of the Open Religious Policy Forum (FOR), has presented his findings on the impact of secularization and pluralization on religious policy in Europe at the Joint Sessions of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) in Nottingham.

    The presentation was based on the paper “A New Politics of Religion? How Political Parties Shape Religious Policy in 30 European Democracies” Speer coauthored with Prof. Dr. Richard Traunmüller, member of the advisory board of FOR.

    More information: https://ecpr.eu/Events/PaperDetails.aspx?PaperID=33584&EventID=104

    FOR
    As a think tank, the Open Religious Policy Forum (FOR) investigates the political regulation of religion. Its experts advise governments, parliaments, religious congregations, and journalists. Among the locations where they spoke are Washington, D.C., Salt Lake City, Jerusalem, Beirut, Cairo, and Berlin. Institutionally independent, FOR relies primarily on membership fees and donations. It is non-partisan and non-denominational.