Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:
- approach the concept of religious freedom and equality according the Greek Constitution and European legislation
- be aware of the role of religion in the public space
- show awareness of equal opportunities and gender issues
- apply knowledge in professional and social life, in accordance with human rights and European values
- show awareness of issues of social exclusion and prejudice
- be aware of the relevant case-law of the European Court of Human Rights on religious freedom.
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course examines the relationship between the state and the right of religious freedom as formulated in the modern European social and political context. Specifically shows the historical development of human rights and its relationship with religion. Still examined issues of universality and relativism. In this context the most important official ecclesiastical texts relating to religious freedom are presented in working groups.
Religion, Religious Freedom, Human Rights, State
Students’ participation in classroom (discussion, asking questions, formulating comments,
giving information) is usually used as an important indicator of the interest of the student and is auxiliary to the results of exams. Examinations are written, oral, written assignments, or a combinations of these forms.
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Λ.-Α. Σισιλιάνος, Ευρωπαϊκή Σύμβαση Δικαιωμάτων του Ανθρώπου, ΝΟΜΙΚΗ ΒΙΒΛΙΟΘΗΚΗ, 2017
MICHELINE R. ISHAY, Η ιστορία των δικαιωμάτων του ανθρώπου, Α & Σ ΣΑΒΒΑΛΑΣ 2008