25/06/2014 New Journal Article On “Moral Politics” Out Now!

Our article “Moral Politics: The Religious Factor in Referenda Voting” (together with Carolin Rapp, Markus Freitag, and Adrian Vatter) has just been published 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 of individual and... View Article

10/06/2014 Talk at the Annual Conference of the EPSA

Next week I will present a joint paper with Marc Helbling (WZB) on “How State Support of Religion Shapes Attitudes Toward Muslims” at the 4th Annual General Conference of the European Political Science Association (EPSA). Here is the abstract: Given the salience of political conflicts over Muslim immigration in many... View Article

27/05/2014 Multilevel Models for Empirical Religious Studies

Next week I will give a three-days workshop on “Hierarchical/Multilevel Models for Empirical Religious Studies” in the Department of Theology of the University of Berne. Where? Room F002, Lerchenweg 36, 3012 Berne. When? June 3rd-5th, 10.00-18.00.

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.