17/03/2014 Talk at Essex

Tomorrow, I will give a talk in the Departmental Seminar Series. The title of the talk is “How Do States React to Growing Religious Pluralism? Changing Religious Regulation in Europe, 1990-2011.”  Where? Department of Government, Room 5.300B. When? March 18th, 17:15.

11/03/2014 Another journal article accepted for publication!

My paper “Nationale Pfadabhängigkeit oder internationale Konvergenz? Eine quantitativ-vergleichende Analyse religionspolitischer Entwicklungen in 31 europäischen Demokratien 1990-2011” has been accepted for publication in Zeitschrift für Politik. Here is the abstract: European regimes of religious regulation are currently under considerable strain. As a result, there is much debate about whether European democracies... View Article

10/03/2014 New journal article conditionally accepted!

Our paper “Moral Politics: The Religious Factor in Referenda Voting” (together with Carolin Rapp, Markus Freitag & Adrian Vatter) has been conditionally accepted for publication in Politics and Religion. Here is the abstract: This article combines the research strands of moral politics and political behavior by focusing on the effect... View Article

15/12/2013 Talk at Social Science Research Centre Berlin (WZB)

This coming Wednesday, I am invited to the Social Science Research Centre Berlin (WZB) to give a talk on “Changing Religious Regulation in Europe, 1990-2011” for the Research Unit Migration, Integration, Transnationalization.  Where? WZB, Reichpietschufer 50, 10785 Berlin, room B002. When? December 18th, 11:00.

27/11/2013 New Journal Article on “Religious Diversity and Social Integration” out now!

My article on religious diversity and social integration in a cross-cultural comparison has been published: R. Traunmüller (2013): Religiöse Diversität und Sozialintegration im internationalen Vergleich. Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 65: 437-465.  Abstract Following Robert D. Putnam’s (2007) thesis that ethnic diversity weakens social cohesion, this study addresses the social... View Article