Junior researchers – Graduate School and Postdoctoral Programme

The Cluster of Excellence “Religion and Politics” maintains a Graduate School and a Postdoctoral Programme for the support of junior researchers and of the connection between research and teaching. The programmes offer junior researches independence in their participation in interdisciplinary research. In addition, they also support focused and structured doctoral and postdoctoral study on the conflicting interests of religion and politics.  full story

Progress in Moral Philosophy

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The new publication, co-edited by philosopher Dr. Matthias Hoesch of the Cluster of Excellence “Religion and Politics”, contains translations of essential texts by the philosopher Derek Parfit (1942-2017).

Religion in Post-war Literature

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The habitation thesis of literary scholar Dr. Christian Sieg from WWU’s Cluster of Excellence “Religion and Politics” addresses the function of religion in the staging of political authorship. The monograph “Die ‘engagierte Literatur’ und die Religion. Politische Autorschaft im literarischen Feld zwischen 1945 und 1990” (‘Committed literature’ and religion. Political authorship in the field of literature between 1945 and 1990), as it is titled, was recently published by De Gruyter.