Jocelyne Cesari

Professor Jocelyne Cesari talks about the relationship between politics and religion

Director of Research, Edward Cadbury Centre

Professor Jocelyne Cesari joined the University of Birmingham in September 2015 as Professor of Religion and Politics, working primarily in the Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion, where she has particular responsibility for oversight of the Centre’s research agenda.

Her role is to bridge the gap between religious studies and social sciences by investigating the interactions between religion and politics across different traditions and cultures with a particular focus on democracy, secularization and toleration.

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