Professor José Casanova
The honorary doctorate proposed by the Faculty of Theology & Religious Studies will be awarded to José Casanova (1951), Georgetown University (Washington, DC), Department of Sociology, Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs.
José Casanova is one of the world's most prominent scholars in the sociology of religion, with a special interest in the contemporary period and the relation between religion, secularism, and processes of globalization.
> Read his blogs on secularism, religion and the public sphere.
Professor Casanova's expertise matches the Groningen faculty's profile in:
- Centre for Religion, Conflict and the Public Domain (Erin Wilson; PhD)
- Secularisation Studies (prof. Herman Paul)
- Comparative Study of Religion (prof. Kocku von Stuckrad)
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