The Inequality, Religion, and Society: John Rawls and After Conference is sponsored by:

The Sekrya Foundation (Prague)

The Sekyra Foundation was established by Czech businessman Ludek Sekyra in 2018 to support the development of civil society, liberal democracy and critical thinking. The foundation also supports the active involvement of young people in social and political life. The main aim is to promote universal principles, cultural diversity and political freedom. 

The foundation encourages top young researchers and academic professionals through conferences and workshops and provides scholarships to leading universities for outstanding students.  

The foundation cooperates with the Centre for Philosophy, Ethics and Religion at Charles University in Prague, the University of Oxford and Harvard University. The foundation is also associated with the New York Times as a sponsor of the NYT Athens Democracy Forum.  

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The Centre for Political Philosophy, Ethics and Religion, Charles University (Prague)

The Centre for Political philosophy, Ethics and Religion is independent and efficient research unit within the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague. We intend to be a platform for academic discussion with wide public impact. We want to facilitate a cutting-edge research and connect it with pressing social questions.

The Centre focuses on scholarly research in intersections of political philosophy, ethics and religious studies. We organize international conferences and workshops and arrange research stays and academic exchanges with partner institutions. The Centre would like to offer research scholarships for advanced academicians and research related post-doc positions. We collaborate with media in order to achieve social impact of the research we facilitate.

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The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard Unversity

The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics seeks to strengthen teaching and research about pressing ethical issues; to foster sound norms of ethical reasoning and civic discussion; and to share the work of our community in the public interest. 

The Center stands at the core of what is now a well-established movement giving ethics a prominent place in the curriculum and on research agendas at Harvard and throughout the world. The Center supports practical ethics education at the college and the professional schools, and provides a forum for university-wide communication and collaboration.


The Department of Philosophy, Harvard University

The Department of Philosophy offers programs covering a wide range of fields in systematic philosophy and the history of philosophy. Among the special strengths of the department are moral and political philosophy, epistemology, philosophy of logic, philosophy of language, the history of analytic philosophy, early modern philosophy, Kantian ethics, and Wittgenstein.

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The Department of Government, Harvard University

Harvard’s Government Department is one of the leading political science communities in the United States. It represents a broad and changing spectrum of interests, backgrounds, and approaches. We have strength in teaching and research not only in the four main fields of political science—American politics, political theory, comparative politics, and international relations—but also in quantitative methods and formal theory as well in thematic areas such as political economy.

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