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April 12, 2018 | 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. View Recurrence Dates
Category: Conference
Location: Student Center Building HILAE | Map
5221 Gullen Mall
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Varies
Audience: Academic Staff, Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Faculty

The Center for the Study of Citizenship at Wayne State University, in collaboration with The Centre for Citizenship, Social Pluralism and Religious Diversity, University of Potsdam, Germany, announces its fifteenth annual Conference in Citizenship Studies.

This year's theme, "Religion and Citizenship," will explore the role of religion - practice and concept - in the recognition and exercise of citizenship over a three-day conference. The subject includes a broad range of philosophical, legal, and historical matters, such as the extent of religious influence on governance, the use of religion to restrict ascription of citizenship, and the positing of limits to citizens' legitimate relationships with foreign nations or to their activities in opposition to their own governments. Papers may also deal with such issues as the enforcement and crossing of national borders, the relations (political, cultural, economic, social, artistic, environmental) between religious and government entities, or the consequences of religious identity or practice for citizens' participation in global or regional commerce, their realization of human rights, or their susceptibility to transnational law enforcement.

For more information about this event, please contact Aimee Moran at 7-6140 or citizenship@wayne.edu.