(Sohail) S. Wahedi

(Sohail) S. Wahedi

PhD Candidate Erasmus School of Law Sociology, Theory and Methodology
Erasmus University Rotterdam
L 6-103
+31 10 4081713

Latest academic publication

S. Wahedi (2016). Het beoordelingskader van rituele jongensbesnijdenis. Tijdschrift voor Religie, Recht en Beleid, 7 (1), 59-74. doi: 10.5553/TvRRB/187977842016007001005

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Sohail Wahedi focuses on the relationship between law and religion. He is interested in the constitutional value of religion and the way religious practices, which are considered obligatory for some minority groups are approached within liberal democracies. In this context he has various publications, among others on male circumcision and the legal approach towards face-covering dresses.

His main aim is to provide a theoretical base to a general tendency regarding the way the admissibility of traditional religious practices is approached. Based hereon, he wants to reflect on the contemporary constitutional value of religion.

      • R.S.B. Kool & S. Wahedi (2015). European Models of Citizenship and the Fight against Female Genital Mutilation. In S.N. Romaniuk & M. Marlin (Eds.), Development and the Politics of Human Rights (Public Administration and Public Policies, 198) (pp. 205-221). Boca Raton: CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group)
      • S. Wahedi (2017). Noot bij: Bundesverfassungsgericht. (2016, november 8), Oxford Journal of Law and Religion 2017-2, (BVerfG 3237/13: Case 1 BvR 3237/13). p.426-427.
      • S. Wahedi (2016). Noot bij: Council of State of Belgium. (2014, oktober 14), Oxford Journal of Law and Religion 2016-, (Case no A.209.352/IX-8049).
      • S. Wahedi (2016). Noot bij: Council of State of Belgium. , Oxford Journal of Law and Religion 2016-, (Case no A.209.364/IX-8089).
      • S. Wahedi (2016). Noot bij: Das Bundesverfassungsgericht. (2015, januari 27), Oxford Journal of Law and Religion 2016-2, (BVerfG 471/10 and 1181/10). ECLI:DE:BVerfG:2015:rs20150127.1bvr047110
      • S. Wahedi (2015, november 13). Geef de ruimte aan rituele slachtpraktijken. Trouw, pp. 21.
      • S. Noor & S. Wahedi (2012, mei 14). Registreer allochtonen niet langer. NRC Handelsblad, pp. 15.
      • S. Wahedi (2018, februari 2). The concept of religion and the public justification of decisions in liberal democracies. Erasmus University Rotterdam, Special Workshop "De strijd om de democratie", Gelijn Molier & Bastiaan Rijpkema, The Netherlands Association for Philosophy of Law.
      • S. Wahedi (2018, maart 9). Is religion “special” for the public justification of decisions in liberal democracies? Utrecht University, Lecture Advanced Constitutional Law.
      • S. Wahedi (2017, februari 3). Abstraction from the religious dimension in Theory and Practice. Utrecht University, The Winter meeting of The Netherlands Association for the Philosophy of Law.
      • S. Wahedi (2017, april 7). How to deal with religious freedom? Five possible responses. Utrecht University, Verdiepingscollege Staatsrecht Utrecht Law College (Tilia).
      • S. Wahedi (2017, juni 20). Should liberal democracies care about religion? On abstraction from the religious dimension. London, QMUL, ATLAS Agora.
      • S. Wahedi (2017, november 1). The tragedy of religious accommodation. Erasmus School of Law, PhD Seminar with professor Jonathan Klaare.
      • S. Wahedi (2017, januari 19). Ritual male circumcision in Dutch case law: a rejectionist approach? Erasmus University Rotterdam, Vereniging voor de Sociaalwetenschappelijke bestudering van het Recht.
      • S. Wahedi (2017, januari 10). Abstraction from the religious dimension. International Institute of Social Studies, PhD Seminar with prof. Kim Lane Scheppele.
      • S. Wahedi (2017, april 12). Normative legal research: the case of religious freedom. Utrecht University, Guest lecture Module Rechtswetenschappelijk Onderzoek Utrecht Law College.
      • S. Wahedi (2016, april 5). Debates on Contentious Religious Manifestations: The Mechanism of Abstraction from the Religious Dimension. Utrecht University, Methodology of Legal Research II: External Perspective.
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    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    Erasmus School of Law
    Sociology, Theory and Methodology
    +31 10 4081713
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