Thériault, Barbara

Barbara Thériault is professor at the Department of Sociology and at the Centre d'études allemandes et européennes de l'Université de Montréal. She holds a Ph.D. from the Max Weber Center for Cultural and Social studies in Erfurt and the Free University of Brussels. Drawing on the sociology of Max Weber, she is currently working on a project called "The 'Carriers of Diversity.' Religion, Toleration, and the Police in Germany." Her previous work deals with the impact of radical change in 1989, most notably on religious organizations in East Germany. Her publications related to this topic include ‘Conservative Revolutionaries’: Protestant and Catholic Churches in Germany after Radical Political Change in the 1990s. New York/Oxford, Berghahn Books (2004) and "Lundi à Leipzig. Les acteurs religieux en Allemagne de l’Est et la nostalgie du politique après 1989," published in "Sociologie et sociétés" (2006).

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Department of Sociology, C.P. 6128, succ. Centre-ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3C 3J7
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