Law and Religion Research Group
The members of the Law and Religion Research Group are engaged in research which explores:
- The complex interaction between law and religion in the context of constitutional law and private law (from a comparative perspective) and public international law;
- The religious rights discourse within the context of domestic and international law;
- The cultural impact of religious and philosophical paradigms on the shape and scope of domestic and international legal frameworks dealing with religion.
- The normative development and enforcement strategies in the complex and multi-vectored area of law and religion·
The Group provides a forum for discussion, advice and support for staff and students, including our doctoral students. It also organises conferences, research seminars and workshops aiming to promote knowledge-sharing between academics and practitioners in the following areas of law:
Canon Law, Ecclesiastical Law, Islamic Law and Islamic Finance, Jewish Law, International Law, Religion and the State, Employment Law, Civil Law, Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Legal History, Legal Theory