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  • PL 9 (Siltavuorenpenger 1A)

    00014 HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO

    Finland

  • PL 9 (Siltavuorenpenger 1A)

    00014

    Finland

19992020
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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Vice-director of the Centre of Excellence in Law, Identity and the European Narratives (Academy of Finland 1.1.2018-31.12.2025)

Principle Investigator in the HERA-funded project Protestant Legacies in Nordic Law: Uses of the Past in the Construction of the Secularity of Law (1.9.2016-30.11.2019): www.teol.ku.dk/pronola/

Associate professor (tenure track) in minority studies, Faculty of Arts, Psychology and Theology, Åbo Akademi University

Docent of research in religion and law at the Faculty of Theology, University of Helsinki

Docent of theological ethics with philosophy of religion at the Faculty of Theology, Åbo Akademi University

 

Some recent positions:

Academy research fellow (Academy of Finland 1.9.2013-31.8.2018). Topic of research: Management of the Sacred: A Critical Inquiry.

Visiting scholar at the Religion, Law and International Relations Programme, Regent's Park College, Oxford University, United Kingdom (June 10th-July 6th 2018)

Visiting scholar at the Center for the Study of Law and Religion, Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, United States (September-December 2016)

Visiting research fellow at Department of Society and Globalisation (ISG), University of Roskilde (March-April 2014)

Senior researcher in the research project Natural Rights and Needs in Medieval and Early Modern Politics (Academy of Finland 2012-2015), at the Faculty of Theology, University of Helsinki

Senior research fellow in the research project Human Rights: Law, Religion and Subjectivity (Academy of Finland 2009-2013), at the Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Helsinki

Post-doctoral researcher in the Centre of Excellence in Global Governance Research (2006-2011).

Post-doctoral research project (Academy of Finland 2009-2011). Topic of research: On human rights and religious personhood: Some conceptual remarks.

 

Special fields of interest: Human rights, freedom of religion and belief, global ethic, religion, ethical theory, moral philosophy, legal philosophy, political theology, law & religion

External positions

Associate professor (tenure track), Åbo Akademi Univeristy

1 Sep 2016 → …

Keywords

  • 614 Theology
  • Theological Ethics
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • 513 Law
  • Human Rights Law

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 1999 2019

Human Rights, Religious Freedom and Faces of Faith

Gunner, G. (ed.), Slotte, P. (ed.) & Kitanović, E. (ed.), 2019, (Accepted/In press) Globethics.net. 192 p. (CEC Series)

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueProfessional

Introduction – Human rights, Freedom of Religion or Belief, and the Church

Gunner, G., Slotte, P. P. & Kitanović, E., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Human Rights, Religious Freedom and Faces of Faith. Gunner, G., Slotte, P. & Kitanovic, E. (eds.). Globethics.net, 10 p. (CEC Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Religion, Human Rights, Juridification

Slotte, P. P., 21 Feb 2019, Formatting of Religion : Across Politics, Education, Media, and Law. Mjaaland, M. T. (ed.). New York: Taylor & Francis, p. 156-174 19 p. (Ethics, Human Rights, and Global Political Thought).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

The Rights of Religious Minorities

Gunner, G. & Slotte, P. P., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Human Rights, Religious Freedom and Faces of Faith. Gunner, G., Slotte, P. & Kitanović, E. (eds.). Globethics.net, 12 p. (CEC Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Circumscribing the Body Politic: Circumcision, Religious Freedom and Identity in Europe

McIvor, M., Amesbury, R., Årsheim, H., Barras, A., Dibby, D., Earp, B., Horsfjord, V., Neutel, K. B., Nielsen, J., Omer, A., Robert, N., Slotte, P. P., Velji, M. & Weiner, I., 29 Mar 2018, In : The Religion Factor Blog.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

Open Access

Projects 2001 2020

ProNoLa: Protestant Legacies in Nordic Law: Uses of the Past in the Construction of the Secularity of Law

Christoffersen, L., Slotte, P., Rasmussen, T., Lind, A., Heinig, H., Knuutila, J., Bastubacka, J., Gregersen, N. H., Dreyer, R. H. C., Tönnesen, A., Årsheim, H., Sunde, J. Ø., Wejryd, C., Enkvist, V., Modéer, K. Å., Kauffman, T. & Munsonius, H.

01/09/201630/06/2019

Project: Research project

Protestant Roots of Finnish National Identities

Sinnemäki, K., Portman, A., Nelson, R., Karlsson, F., Pirttilä-Backman, A., Sumiala, J., Knuutila, J., Laine, E., Laine, T., Saarinen, R., Pessi, A. B., Lauha, A., Stenius, H., Meinander, H., Pihlström, S., Helkama, K., Hakkarainen, M., Slotte, P., Ahlholm, M., Kivistö, S., Räsänen, A., Saarikivi, J., Tolonen, M., Kantola, A., Martikainen, P., Hurri, S., Finell, E., Mangeloja, E., Tilli, J., Markkola, P., Ketola, K., Rentto, J., Partti, H., Huhta, I., Niemi, H., Kuningas, J., Huttunen, N., Ahonen, P. & Ihalainen, P.

19/08/2014 → …

Project: Research project

Natural Rights and Needs in Medieval and Early Modern Politics (RIGHT)

Mäkinen, V., Varkemaa, J., Posti, M., Paakkinen, I., Tolonen, M., Haara, H., Slotte, P., Decock, W. & Robinson, J.

SUOMEN AKATEMIA

01/09/201231/08/2015

Project: Research project

Norms and Narratives of the Nordic Nations (NoNa)

Carstens, P., Altnurme, R., Arvidsson, M., Martikainen, T., Nielsen, J. S., Nynäs, P., Racius, E., Saelid Gilhus, I., Slotte, P. & Vinding, N.

01/09/201131/08/2014

Project: Research project

Prizes

Harry Elvings legat

Pamela Slotte (Recipient), 6 Sep 2006

Prize: Prizes and awards

Statsrådet Mauritz Hallbergs pris

Pamela Slotte (Recipient), 16 May 2008

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities 1996 2019

19th Nordic Conference on Systematic Theology: Hope in dark times?

Pamela Slotte (Speaker: Chair)
10 Jan 201913 Jan 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

19th Nordic Conference on Systematic Theology: Hope in dark times?

Pamela Slotte (Member of organizing committee)
10 Jan 201913 Jan 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

PhD Workshop: Writing In, Writing Out: Historicizing Agency, Mobility and Positionality

Pamela Slotte (Member of organizing committee)
26 Apr 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

UDHR and the Ecumenical Movement

Pamela Slotte (Speaker)
20 Jan 201922 Jan 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Annual Minority Seminar: Writing In, Writing Out – Historicizing Agency, Mobility and Positionality

Pamela Slotte (Member of organizing committee)
25 Apr 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Press / Media

Participant in radio programme

Pamela Slotte

17/02/2015

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media