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Kurt Appel (University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria)
Jakob Deibl (University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria)
Lukas Pokorny (University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria)

Christian Danz (University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria)
Alfred Friedl (University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria)
Isabella Guanzini (Catholic Private University, Linz, Austria)
Hans Gerald Hödl (University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria)
Gerhard Langer (University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria)
Rüdiger Lohlker (University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria)
Richard Potz (University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria)
Sieglinde Rosenberger (University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria)
Martin Rothgangel (University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria)
Hans Schelkshorn (University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria)

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Schirin Amir-Moazami (Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany)
Eileen Barker (London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK)
Martin Baumann (Universität Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland)
Lori Beaman (University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada, and Canada Research Chair in the Contextualization of Religion in a Diverse Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada)
Angelika Berlejung (Universität Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany)
Azelarabe Lahkim Bennani (Universität Vechta, Vechta, Germany)
Alfred Bodenheimer (Universität Basel, Basel, Switzerland)
Lieven Boeve (KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium)
Paolo Luigi Branca (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy)
Patrice Brodeur (KAICIID Wien, Vienna, Austria, and University of Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada)
Nina Caputo (University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA)
Mauro Ceruti (IULM Milan, Milan, Italy)
Jörg Dierken (Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Halle, Germany)
Luca Diotallevi (Università Roma Tre, Rome, Italy)
Adriano Fabris (Università di Pisa, Pisa, Italy)
Jean-Marc Ferry (Université Nantes, Nantes, France)
Charlotte Fonrobert (Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA)
François Foret (Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium)
Guiseppe Fornari (Università di Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy)
Alfred Friedl (Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria)
Ingeborg Gabriel (Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria)
Volker Gerhardt (Humboldt Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany)
Chiara Giaccardi (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy)
Necmettin Gökkir (İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey)
Jeffrey Haynes (London Metropolitan University, London, UK)
Susannah Heschel (Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA)
Klaus Hock (Universität Rostock, Rostock, Germany)
Ernst van den Hemel (Meertens Institute, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands)
Hans Joas (University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA)
Ulvi Karagedik (Universität Graz, Graz, Austria)
Assaad Elias Kattan (Universität Münster, Münster, Germany)
Jakub Kloc-Konkolowicz (Uniwersytet Warszawski, Warsaw, Poland)
Julia Kristeva (Université Paris Diderot, Paris, France)
Cristina Lafont (Northwestern University Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA)
Karsten Lehmann (Kirchliche pädagogische Hochschule Wien/Krems, Vienna, Austria)
Lucian Leustean (Aston University Birmingham, Birmingham, UK)
Adrian Loretan (Universität Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland)
Andrew Louth (Durham University, Durham, UK)
Vasilios N. Makrides (Universität Erfurt, Erfurt, Germany)
Pavel Mikluscak (Kirchliche pädagogische Hochschule Wien/Krems, Vienna, Austria)
John Milbank (University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK)
Sigrid Müller (Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria)
Sighard Neckel (Unversität Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany)
Klaus Nellen (IWM Wien, Vienna, Austria)
Peter Nynäs (Abo Akademi University Turku, Turku, Finland)
René Pahud de Mortanges (Universität Freiburg, Freiburg, Switzerland)
Detlef Pollack (Westfälische Wilhelms Universität Münster, Münster, Germany)
Sabrina Ramet (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway)
Niamh Reilly (NUI Galway, Galway, Ireland)
Marco Rizzi (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy)
Mathias Rohe (EZIRE (Erlanger Zentrum für Islam und Recht in Europa), Erlangen, Germany)
Olivier Roy (European University Institute Florence, Florence, Italy)
Thomas Schmidt (Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt am Main, Germany)
Ludger Schwienhorst-Schönberger (Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria)
Adam Seligman (Boston University College of Arts and Sciences, Boston, MA, USA)
Pierangelo Sequeri (Facoltà Teologica Italia Settentrionale Milano, Milan, Italy)
Riem Spielhaus (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany)
Julian Strube (University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria)
Levent Teczcan (Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands)
Christoph Theobald SJ (Centre Sèvres Paris, Paris, France)
Jan-Heiner Tück (Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria)
Bülent Ucar (Universität Osnabrück, Osnabrück, Germany)
Haci Halil Uslucan (Universität Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg, Germany)
Giuseppe Visonà (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy)
Herman Westerink (Titus Brandsma Instituut Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
Paul M. Zulehner (University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria)

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The Interdisciplinary Journal for Religion and Transformation in Contemporary Society (JRAT) is an interdisciplinary, international, online open-access journal with a double-blind peer-review process. It was established in 2015 with the aim of promoting the research topics of the Research Centre “Religion and Transformation in Contemporary Society” (RaT, University of Vienna) in an international scope. Every issue has a distinct thematic focus which is approached from different disciplines. The journal aims at investigating the contribution of religion to the cultural, political, juridical, and aesthetic dynamics in present-day pluralistic societies. Vice versa, it examines the influence of the contemporary processes of social transformation on religion and religious expressions. The mutual impact of religious and societal transformation processes requires the collaboration of different academic disciplines, which creates an interdisciplinary research space both for theologians of different religious and confessional traditions (Catholic, Orthodox, Protestant, Islamic, etc.), as well as for researchers in the field of Religious Studies, Sociology of Religion, Social Sciences, Law, Jewish Studies, Islamic Studies, Indology, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, Philosophy and Pedagogy, etc.

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Das Interdisciplinary Journal for Religion and Transformation in Contemporary Society (JRAT) ist eine interdisziplinäre, internationale, online Open-Access Zeitschrift mit peer-review Verfahren. Sie wurde im Jahr 2015 gegründet, um die thematischen Schwerpunkte des Forschungszentrums „Religion and Transformation in Contemporary Society“ (RaT, Universität Wien) in die internationale Diskurslandschaft einzubringen. Jede Ausgabe von JRAT hat einen klar bestimmten thematischen Fokus, der von verschiedenen Disziplinen in den Blick genommen wird. Das Ziel des Journals besteht in der wissenschaftlichen Thematisierung des Einflusses von Religionen auf kulturelle, politische, rechtliche, ästhetische und geistige Dynamiken in globalisierten Gesellschaften. Umgekehrt wird die Bedeutung von aktuellen gesellschaftlichen Transformationsprozessen auf Religionen und religiöse Ausdrucksformen untersucht. Die Wechselwirkung von religiösen und gesellschaftlichen Veränderungen verlangt ein Zusammenwirken unterschiedlicher wissenschaftlicher Disziplinen und eröffnet eine Sphäre interdisziplinärer Forschung. An dieser haben sowohl Theologien verschiedener Konfessionen und Religionen (Katholisch, Orthodox, Evangelisch, Islamisch etc.) als auch Religionswissenschaft, Religionsphilosophie, Religionssoziologie, Rechtswissenschaft, Sozialwissenschaft, Judaistik, Islamwissenschaft, Indologie, Tibet- und Buddhismuskunde etc. teil.
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