MINELRES: Fwd: International Conference "Religious Intolerance and Discrimination in Selected European Countries", Graz, 27-28 May 2010

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Human Rights Without Frontiers Int'l

Newsletter "Religious Intolerance and Discrimination"

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AUSTRIA 
 
Conference at the University of Graz 
(MeerscheinschlÆssl of the University of Graz, Mozartgasse 3, 8010 Graz)
 
Religious Intolerance and Discrimination in Selected European Countries
27-28 May 2010
 
For more information and registration, send an email to 
louis.kubarth@uni-graz.at   

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Thursday, 27 May 2010 

10.00 - Opening
Christian Brİnner

Chair: Willy FautrÈ
10.15 - Religious discrimination in the secular state - an introduction
Christian Brİnner (Graz)
10.30 - The status and the role of religion in state and society 
Gerhard Besier (Dresden)
Discussion

11.30 Coffee-break 

11.45 Religion in the context of the EU 
Hermann Weber (Berlin)
Discussion 

12.45 Lunch-break/buffet 

Chair: Reinhard Kohlhofer
14.15 Causes of and measures against religious intolerance and
discrimination 
David M. Kirkham (Provo/USA) 
Discussion

15.15 Country reports 1st part
1. Scandinavian Countries (Bertil Persson)
2.. England (Marat Shterin)
3. Russia (Elena Miroshnikova)
Discussion

Coffee-break

4. Austria (Christian Brİnner) 
5. Germany (Gerhard Czermak) 
6. Italy (Antonio Stango)
Discussion

ca. 18.15 End


Friday, 28 May 2010

Chair: Gerhard Besier 
09.00 Country reports 2nd part
1. France (Alain Garay) 
2. Spain (Santiago Caßamares Arribas) 
3. Belgium (Willy FautrÈ) 
Discussion

Coffee-break

4. Switzerland (Gary Willis) 
5. Turkey (Barbara Gartner) 
6. EU-member-states in Eastern Europe (Katarzyna Stoklosa)
Discussion

12.00 Council of Europe and OSCE in the service of religious freedom
Yvonne Schmidt (Graz) 

12.45 Lunch-break/buffet 

Chair: Christian Brİnner 
14.15 The right of religious freedom in the judicature of the European
Court of Human Rights
Reinhard Kohlhofer (Wien)
Discussion 

15.00 The anti-sect (-cult) movements in Europe: A threat to religious
freedom
Fabienne Aubry, HINCKER & ASSOCIES (Strasbourg) 
Discussion

15.45 Coffee-break

16.00 The post secular age: A threat to religious freedom? 
Ulrich Riegel (Siegen)
Discussion

17.00 Conclusions
Christian Brİnner

17.15
End

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