Readership: Legal academics and practitioners working in areas dealing with social and religious integration; moral and political philosophers and students investigating secularism; religious studies scholars
Lorenzo Zucca, Reader in Jurisprudence, King's College London
Lorenzo Zucca is Reader in Jurisprudence at King's College London. He joined King's in 2007 as a Lecturer in law. He holds the degrees of Maitrise (Paris 2 Assas), DEA (Paris 1 Sorbonne), Mjur (Oxford) and PhD (EUI, Florence).
Lorenzo's special interests are in jurisprudence, constitutional theory, EU constitutional law, and human rights. He is the author of Constitutional Dilemmas- Conflicts of Fundamental Legal Rights in Europe and the USA (OUP, 2007) and articles on European human rights law and theory. He is currently working on the place of religion in the European public sphere. This is a study of one of the most pressing legal social and political problems in Europe and includes issues such as the ECHR protection of religious freedom, EU policies against islamic terrorism, EU enlargement to Turkey, and a wider debate on European identity. He also publishes in the fields of legal theory and is particularly interested in theories of human rights.
"Zuccas proposals provide an essential next step and a way forward in the midst of Europes current round of religious wars." - Mick Power, LSE.
Part 1: Inferno
1: Tolerance or Toleration?
2: Two Conceptions of Secularism
3: Law v Religion
Part 2: Purgatory
4: Does the European Constitution Need Christian Values?
5: The Marketplace of Religions
6: Accommodating Shari'a Law in Europe
Part 3: Paradise
7: The Classroom as a Tolerance Lab
8: Secularism as a Worldview of Worldviews
9: Secular Law