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
Discussants: Marco Ventura; Julie Ringelheim
11:30-12:00 Coffee break
12:00-13:30 Actors before the Court discussing the mobilisations at play
Participants: Panayote Dimitras; Yannis Ktistakis; Andrea Williams
Moderator: Nikiforos Diamandouros (tbc)
Discussants: Lisa Harms; Christopher McCrudden
15:15-16:30 Roundtable: ‘Do we need the ECtHR to protect religious freedom?’
Participants: Nicos Alivizatos; Malcolm Evans; Ronan McCrea; Gregor Puppinck; Brett Scharffs; Lucy Vickers
Moderator: Cole 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.
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.