29 December 2004
The network first met on 22-24 March 2004 to hold a seminar on "Religious Pluralism" in beautiful but rainy Kotor, on the coast of Montenegro.
Jan Braathu, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Welcome
Anne Stensvold: Norway's long road towards religious pluralism (introductory paper)
Public sphere session, 22 March
Christian Moe: Meanings of religious pluralism, with particular reference to Bosniak Muslims. (Also: PDF)
Zoran Matevski: Religious tolerance in the Republic of Macedonia: Are the national interests stronger than the ecumenical conscience?
Duska Matevska: Functional similarities between the religious and political
Valentina and Ferit Duka: The historical background of religious tolerance in Albania.
Inter-religious dynamics session, 23 March
Ingrid Vik: Religion, conflict and peace-making.
Milan Vukomanovic: Current challenges of religious pluralism in Serbia. (Also: PDF)
Tonin Guraj: Is religion still important in today's Albanian society and politics? The case of Shkodra as a multireligious city?
Ahmet Alibasic: The place for others in Islam.
(Bosnian-language draft: Mjesto za druge u islamu - also: PDF)
Edlira Haxhimeri: Religion and the social problems in Albanian society.
Multi-ethnic and multi-religious state session, 23 March
Cecilie Endresen: Is Albanianism the religion of the Albanians?
Romeo Guraqui: National identity and religions in Albania.
Etem Aziri: Politics and religion - Experiences based on the conflict in the Republic of Macedonia in 2001.
Milos Besic and Borislav Djukanovic: Religiosity in Montenegro, with special reference to transition as a social process.
Milorad Tomanic: The struggle of the Serbian Church to preserve its flock.
The way forward, 24 March
Opening statement by Jan Braathu.