Empirical perspectives on religion and socioeconomic human rights in a time of global migration

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  • Location: Engelska parken Humanistiska teatern, hus 22
  • Organiser: Uppsala Religion and Society Research Centre and Faculty of Theology
  • Contact person: Director Martha Middlemiss Lé Mon
  • Föreläsning

At December 6-8 the fifth International Conference in the Religion and Human Rights project is held in Uppsala. The theme is ”Empirical perspectives on religion and socioeconomic human rights in a time of global migration”.


Wednesday 6 December 5 PM: Religion and human rights: social and economic rights in a time of global migration Religion and access to social rights in Sweden – recent developments and current trends, Anna-Sara Lind, Uppsala.

Thursday 7 December 9 AM: Human Rights and the Other, Elena Namli, Uppsala. Social Rights and the Welfare State – not always best friends, Pål Ketil Botvar, Oslo.

11 AM: Impact of religion on socioeconomic rights. An empirical study of the Italian students’ attitudes, Francis-Vincent Anthony, Rome, Francesco Zaccaria, Bari, and Carl Sterkens, Nijmegen. Religion and socio-economic human rights: An empirical enquiry among adolescents in England and Wales, Leslie J. Francis and Ursula McKenna, Warwick.

Friday 8 December 9 AM. Socio-economic human rights and religious sentiments: India. Carl Sterkens, Nijmegen, and Francis-Vincent Anthony, Rome. The secular welfare state and religion: Do young Swedes take socioeconomic rights for granted and has religion anything to do with it? Anders Sjöborg, Uppsala.

11 AM. Religion and socioeconomic human rights: the perspective from Pakistan, Sahar Nadeem Hamid and Mandy Robbins, Glyndwr. Right to Education in Tanzania and Nigeria: a Comparative Study, Clement Fumbo, Dar-es-Salaam, Modestus Adimekwe and Hans-Georg Ziebertz, both Wuerzburg.