Religion & Politics, Cluster of Excellence
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"Religion and Politics" - Cluster of Excellence at the WWU Münster

The Cluster of Excellence “Religion and Politics in Pre-Modern and Modern Cultures” was founded in 2007 at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster. Some 200 academics from more than 20 disciplines in the humanities and social sciences and from around 14 countries deal with the relationship of religion and politics across epochs and cultures. It is nationally the largest research association of its kind and of the 43 Clusters of Excellence in Germany, it is the only one to deal with religion. full story



Gender and Violence in India and Europe

[2015-08-28] An international workshop organised by the Cluster of Excellence “Religion and Politics” in New Delhi will address gender-specific violence in India and Central Europe. more …


From Ancient Christianity to Bob Dylan

[2015-08-20] The new winter semester lecture series “Conversions. Turning points in faith and life” of the Cluster of Excellence “Religion and Politics” will investigate conversions from Late Antiquity until the present day. more …


“The state as a worldly God”

[2015-08-25] “Der Staat als irdischer Gott” (“The state as a worldly God”) is the title of a newly published work by philosopher Prof. Dr. Ludwig Siep of the Cluster of Excellence „Religion and Politics“. more …

News Tagung Prayer And Power Kfsg

„Prayer and Power“

[2015-05-19] The office of God's Wife as influential position of a priestess in Ancient Egypt is at the center of an international conference at the Cluster of Excellence „Religion and Politics“. more …

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Exzellenzcluster Religion & Politik
Johannisstraße 1
· D-48143 Münster
Tel.: +49 251 83-23376 · Fax: +49 251 83-23246