• 2022

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    Digital lecture: "Sexualized violence in churches"

    On May 2, 2022, the Center for Religion and Modernity (CRM) held a digital lecture and discussion event on the subject of "Sexualized violence in churches". Prof. Dr. Thomas Großbölting and Prof. Dr. Klaus Große Kracht, who investigated the cases of sexual abuse in the Diocese of Münster, informed the members of the CRM in compact form about their approach and the structural results of their study. Afterwards, methodical questions in particular were lively discussed. more...

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    Conference: Die Dynamik des Religiösen in Prozessen des Politischen

    From 8 to 10 March 2022 the conference

    ‘Die Dynamik des Religiösen in Prozessen des Politischen’ [Engl. ‘The dynamics of religion in processes of politics’]

    will take place in Montabaur. The conference is organized jointly by the Cluster of Excellence ‘Religion and Politics’, University of Münster, and the DFG Research Unit ‘Being Catholic in the German Federal Republic. Semantics, Practices, and Emotions in Western Germany’s Society 1965–1989/90’. The conference features numerous members of the Center for Religion and Modernity who will present introductory statements and participate in panel discussions. more...



  • 2021

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    Digital Lecture and discussion on „Religion in the (post)pandemic age“

    Because of the pandemic situation the lecture will take place digitally.

    If you are interested, please send an  E-Mail.

    Before: The Center for Religion and Modernity invites everyone interested to the lecture of Prof. Dr. Daria Pezzoli-Olgiati on „Religion in der (post)pandemischen Zeit. Eine Bestandsaufnahme“ [„Religion in the (post)pandemic age. An evaluation“], Monday, December 6, 2021, at 6.15 pm. Prof. Dr. Pezzoli-Olgiati is Professor for the Study and the History of Religion at the University of Munich (LMU). In her lecture she will examine what constitutes „religion“ and „religious communities“ in a (post)pandemic age, how researchers should approach the issue, and what future societal transformations the pandemic might bring.