Benjamin Schewel

Benjamin Schewel is a Fellow in the Centre for Religion, Conflict and the Public Domain at the University of Groningen and an Affiliate Scholar at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia. He is also a Research and Policy Officer at the Bahá'í International Community's European Office. He received a Ph.D. in philosophy from KU Leuven and has also held visiting positions at the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, Utrecht, and Addis Ababa. His research concentrates on questions concerning religion and the public sphere. His first book, entitled, Seven Ways of Looking At Religion, is currently forthcoming with Yale University Press. He is also co-editing a collection of essays, entitled, Religion and European Society, for Wiley-Blackwell.