A special issue on â€œReligion, the Russian Nation and the State: Domestic and International Dimensionsâ€, Religion, State and Society (2013, Volume 41, Issue 3).
Edited by Jerry G. Pankhurst (Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio) and Alar Kilp (University of Tartu).
The special issue is resulting from selected papers presented at the workshop â€œReligion, Politics and Policy-making in Russia: Domestic and International Dimensionsâ€œ organized by the Centre for EU-Russia Studies (CEURUS) at the University of Tartu in 6-7 June, 2012. It includes papers from keynote speakers of the workshop:
Irina Papkova (Georgetown University)
â€œThe Contemporary Study of Religion, Society and Politics in Russia: A Scholarâ€™s Reflectionsâ€
Vyacheslav Karpov (Western Michigan University) â€œThe Social Dynamics of Russiaâ€™s Desecularisation: a Comparative and Theoretical Perspectiveâ€
Alicja CuranoviÄ‡ (University of Warsaw)
â€œThe Post-Soviet Religious Model: Reflections on Relations between the State and Religious Institutions in the CIS Areaâ€
Alar Kilp onâ€œLutheran and Russian Orthodox Church Buildings as Symbols of Cultural Identity in the Estonian Parliamentary Elections of 2011â€
Rachel Schroeder (Western Michigan University) and Vyacheslav Karpov â€œThe Crimes and Punishments of the â€˜Enemies of the Churchâ€™ and the Nature of Russiaâ€™s Desecularising Regime .â€
For more information, please view the Journalâ€™s website or http://ceurus.ut.ee/press-releases/new-publication-5/