COMPLEMENTARY COURSE: "Religious pluralism, local rights"

A.Y. 2020/2021
Overall hours
Learning objectives
This integrative course of Canon Law and Sociology of Law aimed at deepening the theme of religious pluralism in close relation with the changes of law generated by the crisis of the State as a source of law. It provides students with the fundamental conceptual and legal tools to address the issue of religious and cultural diversity in a plural society.
Expected learning outcomes
- Knowledge and understanding of the main sociological and legal questions posed by the multicultural evolution of our societies.
- Ability to reflect in an interdisciplinary way.
- Independence in the analysis of the cases treated and in the identification of the solutions applicable to them.
- Communication skills, argumentative consistency, and an adequate command of the terminology.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lesson period
Second semester
In case of emergency due to COVID-19 pandemic in the second semester of the academic year 2020-2021, the course will be delivered in online mode through the Microsoft Teams platform.
Course syllabus
The course analyses the relationship between religious pluralism and localism of rights from a gender perspective. The first class will introduce the subject from a legal and sociological point of view, the following meetings will be aimed at deepening, among others, these issues: Religion and International Protection; Repudiation; Divorce, freedom of religion in the workplace.
Prerequisites for admission
No preliminary knowledge is required.
Teaching methods
Lectures, reading and class discussion of cases. Participation of experts and use of documentary materials.
Teaching Resources
The material will be provided during the course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
Students must attend the class meetings. The exam will be oral and will focus on the analysis of case law. The evaluation is expressed with "approved/not approved".
IUS/11 - ECCLESIASTICAL AND CANON LAW - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Educational website(s)
The reception takes place on the Microsoft Teams platform (the Team code is as follows: syd99y3) on Wednesdays at 11.30 by appointment via email:
Dipartimento di Scienze Giuridiche 'Cesare Beccaria', Sezione di Filosofia e Sociologia del diritto