Friday, 4 May 2018, 09:30-19:00, Aigli Zappeiou

09:30-09:45 Welcome and introduction of Grassrootsmobilise – Effie Fokas

09:45-11:30 Negotiating religious pluralism in the shadow of the Court: Insights from Grassrootsmobilise

Awareness of the Court and its case law – Effie Fokas

Legal status of religious minorities in the shadow of the Court – Greek and Turkish cases compared – Ceren Ozgul and Margarita Markoviti

Majorities react: the Court as a resource for majority faiths in Lautsi  – Pasquale Annichinno and Alberta Giorgi

Grasstops v. grassroots perspective on the Sindicatul case – Liviu Andreescu and Mihai Popa

Chair: Dia Anagnostou

DiscussantsMarco VenturaJulie Ringelheim

11:30-12:00 Coffee break

12:00-13:30 Actors before the Court discussing the mobilisations at play

ParticipantsPanayote DimitrasYannis KtistakisAndrea Williams

ModeratorNikiforos Diamandouros (tbc)

DiscussantsLisa Harms; Christopher McCrudden

13:30-15:15 Lunch

15:15-16:30 Roundtable: ‘Do we need the ECtHR to protect religious freedom?’

ParticipantsNicos Alivizatos; Malcolm EvansRonan McCreaGregor Puppinck; Brett Scharffs; Lucy Vickers

ModeratorCole Durham

16:30-17:00 Coffee break

 ‘The Kokkinakis Papers’ Book Presentation Session and Reception

17:00-18:45 Twenty-Five years of ECtHR Jurisprudence on Religion: Current challenges, lessons learned and lessons lost

Presenting Twenty-Five years of ECtHR Jurisprudence on Freedom of Religion or Belief – Silvio Ferrari

Strengthening the effectiveness of the ECtHR in the context of new (and old) nationalisms – Jeremy Gunn

The ECtHR and other human rights institutions in comparative perspective – Ahmed Shaheed

Chair: Grace Davie

18:45 Closing remarks: Effie Fokas

19:00 Reception celebrating the publication of The Kokkinakis Papers: Taking Stock of 25 years of ECHR Jurisprudence on Freedom of Religion or Belief

Both the event and the conference are free and open to all, but conference participants must register by 27 April 2018.

*Certificates of participation will be available upon request.

Alexia Mitsikostas (Programme Manager)

The conference is free and open to all, but the participants must register by 27 April 2018.

*Simultaneous translation from English to Greek will not be available.