Freedom of Conscience and Religion in Poland in the Background of Selected European Countries (20th-21st Centuries)
We invite You to the new course - Freedom of Conscience and Religion in Poland in the Background of Selected European Countries (20th-21st Centuries), ECTS 5 points. The course was prepared by dr. hab. Maciej Mikuła and dr. Marek Strzała.
Aims of the conversatory is to presentat the main issues concerning religious freedom in Poland in the background of selected European countries in 20th and 21st Centuries. The conversatory concentrates on evolution of the state and international regulations in the field of a human rights (freedom of conscience and religion) and the State-church relation.
Pass conditions: passed exam (exam in the form of a single-choice test).
List of topics:
1. Freedom of religion: experiences from the past in the “new Europe” after I WW; religion in the totalitarian countries: fascism, Nazism, communism
2. Freedom of conscience and religion after WW II: international legislation
3. Popularity of the model of cooperation between states and churches after 1945/1989
4. Contemporary Polish model of cooperation between State and churches
5. Models of relationship between State and churches and private law: marriage
6. Models of relationship between State and churches and penal law: protection of religious freedom
7. Freedom of religion in Polish Constitution in the light of international standards
8. Churches and its legal personality - denominational legal entities in Europe
9. Freedom of religion and labour law - Polish and international regulations
10. Status of clergymen - special rights and duties
11. Selected contemporary issues of freedom of religion in Poland in the light of judgements of the European Court for Human Rights
12. Legal measures for protections of religious freedom