Workshop - Jose Casanova

Published: Tuesday 9th June 2015

José Casanova is one of the world’s top scholars in the sociology of religion. Awarded the Theology Prize from the Salzburger Hochschulwochen in recognition of life-long achievement in the field of theology, he is professor of Sociology at Georgetown University and heads the Berkley Center’s Program on Globalization, Religion and the Secular. He has published works on a broad range of subjects, including religion and globalization, migration and religious pluralism, transnational religions and sociological theory. His Public Religions in the Modern World (1994) –translated into five languages including Arabic and Indonesian –has become a classic in the field.  

When: June 18th (Thursday) 2015 from 9.30 – 12.00 am

Where:      IRPS, Level 6, 215 Spring Street, Melbourne (Lonsdale St exit of Parliament Station)

s  The workshop will begin with an introduction by Professor Casanova on his paper “From Modernization to Secularization to Globalization: An Autobiographical Self-Reflection”.

s  Participants are advised to send title and 150-words abstract and have already formulated two questions about their respective research.

s  The workshop will be moderated by Dr. Irfan Ahmad, Associate Professor of Political Anthropology, IRPS. Please email your title and abstract to latest by 16 June, 2015.

To reserve a seat in the workshop, email the IRPS Executive Officer, Raf Rooseleers, latest by 16 June (Tuesday) <>