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Dr Silviu Rogobete

Consul General, Romanian Consular Mission, Dean of the Consular Corps of Cape Town


BSc( Timişoara, Romania), BA Theology (Brunel), PhD(Brunel)
Consul General, Romanian Consular Mission, Dean of the Consular Corps of Cape Town
Also: Associate Professor, Department of Politics, West University of Timişoara, Romania PhD Supervisor for the Department of Politics, Western Cape University, South Africa DProf Supervisor for Middlesex University, UK
Formerly: Head of Department, Department of Politics, Faculty of Political Sciences, Philosophy and Communication, West University of Timişoara, Romania
Areas: Human Rights, Political Anthropology, Religion and Politics, Postmodernity, Sociology and Psychology of Religion, Language and Political Communication
Research: Postsecularism in Europe (EPOS) Foundations of Human Rights Religion and Politics, with special emphasis on Eastern Orthodoxy
Regions: Europe, Africa
Publications: Silviu E. Rogobete, ‘The Interplay of Ethnic and Religious Identities in Europe: A Possible Mapping of a Complex Territory’ in Religion and Conflict: Essays on the Origins of Religious Conflicts and Resolution Approaches, Ed., Angeliki Ziaka, Erik Eynikel, London: Harptree Publishers, 2011. 'Freedom of Religion’, Eds. Abraham van de Beek, Eduardus A.J.G. Van der Borght, and Ben P. Vermeulen, Leiden: BRILL, 2010 Introduction to the international volume: Youth in Europe, vol. 3: An International Empirical Study of the Interaction between Religion and Life Perspectives, H. G. Ziebertz, W. Kay, U. Riegel (eds), Munster: LIT – Verlag, 2009. Silviu E. Rogobete, ‘Religious communities and EU Integration processes: Some Reflections on the Romanian Case’in Miroslav Polzer, Silvo Devetak, Ludvik Toplak, Felix Unger (eds.), RELIGION AND EUROPEAN INTEGRATION: Religion as a Factor of Stability and Development in South Eastern Europe, Weimar Edition, European Academy of Sciences and Arts, Vienna, (spre publicare, 2008) 'An Ontology of Love', Polirom, Iasi, 2000; 'Foundations and the Practice of Human Rights' vol. 1, Ed. Universitatii de Vest Timisoara, 2005, ‘Ethnic and Religious Diversity in Europe’, ECPM, Amsterdam, (co-ed. 2006). ‘Youth and Politics. Together for Better Politics’, Ed. Provopress, Cluj (co-ed. 2006). ‘The Foundations and the Practice of Human Rights’, Vol 1, Editura Universitatii de Vest, Timisoara (2005). ‘Religion and Democracy in Moldova’, Editura Brumar, European Center for Ethnic, Regional and Sociological Studies, Maribor-Chisinau (co-ed. 2005), other contributions to collective volumes and academic journals, academic papers and presentations

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