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
The course will take place, at the scheduled times, on Microsoft Teams platform in synchronous mode; the attendance is mandatory. The lessons will be recorded and will remain available on the same platform. Information on how to access the lessons on Microsoft Teams and other teaching instructions will be uploaded on the Ariel site of the course: it is recommended to consult it regularly.
If the health situation allows it, compatibly with the availability of the classrooms and in compliance with current regulations, the lessons may also be held in the classroom (mixed mode); in this case, students will be promptly informed via the Ariel site of the course.
Teaching methods, reference material and assessment methods will remain unchanged.

The oral presentation will take place on Microsoft Teams.
If the health situation allows it, compatibly with the availability of classrooms and compliance with the necessary security conditions, it will take place in the classroom. The possibility of carrying out the examination from remote for students who are in the condition of not being able to move from their place of residence and/ or home will be ensured.
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
In the first semester, the reception will take place in person or on MTeams ( syd99y3) on Tuesdays at 10, by appointment via email:
Dipartimento 'Cesare Beccaria', MTeams