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Canada is an overwhelmingly Christian country, though the role of religion in public life has waned in recent decades. French settlement beginning in the 17th century...

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Secularism, the Secular State and Religious Diversity

October 31, 2008
This event, organized by the Ethnicity and Democratic Governance Project of Queen's University, brought together a broad range of scholars to examine the variety of secular regimes across the globe, with a focus on their interaction with religious pluralism. Engaging both theoretical and empirical questions, topics included definitions of the secular state, the relationships between pluralism and respect, as well as the features of secular-religious interaction in several world regions. The Berkley Center’s José Casanova presented a paper entitled "Modes of secularism and regimes of religious pluralism: A comparison of Russia and Ukraine."
José Casanova José Casanova
José Casanova is one of the world's top scholars in the sociology of religion. He is a professor at the Department of Sociology at Georgetown University, and heads the Berkley Center's Program on Globalization, Religion and the Secular. He has...