Hate Speech and Conspiracy Theories Against and Within Religions

A Challenge for the Future of Europe

Tuesday, May 9, 2023
Università degli Studi Link | Antica Biblioteca


Silvia Cristofori
(Scientific coordinator of the Jean Monnet module FreeBeRI – Freedom of Belief and Right to Information)

h. 14.00
Michael Hagemeister
(Ruhr University, retired)
"The Antichrist as an Imminent Political Possibility": on the Apocalyptical Reading of The Protocols of the Elders of Zion

Discussant: Kristina Stoeckl (LUISS Guido Carli)

h. 15.00
Alberto Melloni
(FSCIRE,  European Commission’s Chief Scientific Advisor)
“Religious Studies and the European Union: Challenges and Opportunities”

Discussants: Filippo M. Giordano and Giorgio Grimaldi (Link Campus University)

Coffee Break h. 16.00 - 16.15

h. 16.15
Josefin Graef
(Aston University)
“Conspiracy Narratives, Religion, and the Far-right in Western Europe: a Niebuhrian Take”

Discussant: Tommaso Visone (Link Campus University)

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