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Philippe Portier
Ecole pratique des hautes études (Paris-Sorbonne)
Department of Religious Studies
14 rue Ferrus. Paris 14e
Degrees
Agrégation of political science (1995)
PhD in political science (1990)
Previous track in Law and Social Science
Academic career
Director of studies at the Ecole pratique des hautes études - Paris Sorbonne (2007-)
Professor of political science at Sciences Po Paris (2000-)
Professeur of political science at the University Rennes 1 (1995-2007)
Assistant Professor and Lecturer at the University Rennes 1 (1982-1995)
Many invited conferences in foreign Universities
Administrative functions
Director of the Groupe Sociétés, Religions, Laïcités (National Center For Scientific Research scientifique/Ecole pratique des hautes études), Research Center of more than 200 members. (2008-)
Member of the National Center of Universities (2004-2017)
Expert for the European Research Consortium in Social Sciences (2013-)
Member of the International Commitee of the Fédération des Maisons des sciences de l’homme (2014).
Member of the Scientific Commitee of the Ecole pratique des hautes études (2010-)
Member of the Editorial Commitee of the Archives des Sciences Sociales des Religions (2009-), and of the Editorial Board of Social Compass (2012-2013)
Fields of Specialization
Researches on relation between Politics and Religion, French Laïcité, comparative analysis on the various regimes of secularity, history and sociology of catholicism, political philosophy.
Publications
Among more than 220 scientific publications, we can indicate these recent ones :
-Pluralisme religieux et citoyenneté, Rennes, Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2009, (dir. avec M. Milot et J.P. Willaime).
-Théories de l’évolution et religions, Paris, Riveneuve Editions, 2011. (dir. avec M. Veuille et J.-P. Willaime).
-«La laicidad francesa», in Claudia Touris (editora). Dilemas del catolicismo contemporáneo en Europa y América Latina, Rosario, Prohistoria ediciones, 2013.
-«Democracia e religião no pensamento de Jürgen Habermas», Numen, 26, v. 16, n. 1, 2013.
-«“Mariage pour tous”. The same-sex marriage controversy in France” (avec Céline Béraud), in K. Dobbelaere and Alfonso Pérez-Agote (dir), The Intimate: New Conflicts between Religion and Polity. Laws about Life, Death and the Family in so-called Catholic Countries, Leuven, KADOC Studies on Religion, Culture and Society, Leuven University Press, 2014.
-Droit, éthique et religion. De l’âge théologique à l’âge bioéthique, Bruxelles, Bruylant, 2012 (dir. avec B. Feuillet-Liger).
-Laïcité, laïcités, Reconfigurations et nouveaux défis, Paris, Editions de la MSH, 2015 (dir. avec Jean Baubérot et Micheline Milot).
«Riconoscere e sorvegliare. La gestione publica dell'islam in Francia», Rivista di Politica, Aprile-Guigno 2016.
-Métamorphoses catholiques. Autour du mariage pour tous, Paris, Editions de la MSH, 2015 (avec C. Béraud).
-Philosophie et religion, Archives des sciences sociales des religions, 2015 (dir. avec Vincent Delecroix).
-L’État et les religions en France. Une sociologie historique de la laïcité. Rennes, Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2016.

 

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