Throughout its history, the CSWR has sponsored rich and varied programs, symposia, and conferences for its residents, Harvard students and faculty, and world religions scholars beyond Harvard. Below you'll find video and audio presentations of recent talks, conferences, and programs that the Center has offered, and photograph collections including retrospectives of recent academic years, chronicles of important events, and other pictures of life at the CSWR.

Making Space for Meditation: Reflections on Practice in an Academic Setting
04.29.2013 Video

View a discussion in the CSWR series Intellectual Worlds of Meditation featuring four HDS students: Leslie Hubbard, Benjamin Van Arnam, Funlayo E. Z. Wood, and Dave Woessner.

Practicing Shariah Law: Seven Strategies for Achieving Justice in Shariah Courts
04.22.2013 Video

A panel discussion held April 22 on the book Practicing Shariah Law: Seven Strategies for Achieving Justice in Shariah Courts, written by Hauwa Ibrahim.

The Song of Songs: Translation, Reception, Reconfiguration
04.15.2013 Video

View a panel discussion held on April 15 featuring a conversation between five scholars on the Song of Songs.

City of 201 Gods: Ilé-Ifè in Time, Space, and the Imagination
04.11.2013 Video

A panel discussion held April 11 on the book City of 201 Gods: Ilé-Ifè in Time, Space, and the Imagination, by HDS professor Jacob Olupona.

To Forgive Is Human: Jewish Reflections on the Meaning and Practice of Forgiveness
04.04.2013 Video

Forgiveness is one of life's most persistent and perplexing moral questions. On April 4, Louis Newman delivered the List Fund for Jewish Studies Lecture at HDS.

The Papacy and the State of the Roman Catholic Church
04.02.2013 Video

A conversation about the Roman Catholic Church with author James Carroll, HDS professor Francis X. Clooney, S.J., and journalist Christopher Lydon.

Faculty Book Event with Cheryl Giles
03.27.2013 Video

A panel discussion on the book The Arts of Contemplative Care: Pioneering Voices in Buddhist Chaplaincy & Pastoral Work, coedited by Cheryl A. Giles and PhD candidate Willa Miller.

Intellectual Worlds of Meditation: Participation in the Divine Life
03.13.2013 Video

A lecture from Brother Geoffrey Tristram as part of the Intellectual Worlds of Meditation lecture series.

Permaculture and the Sacred: A Conversation with Starhawk
03.07.2013 Video

Permaculturist and activist Starhawk spoke at HDS recently about how earth-based spirituality can inform and empower efforts to build sustainable communities.

Society for Comparative Theology Lecture with Kristin Bloomer
02.22.2013 Audio

This lecture was delivered by Kristin Bloomer and is part of the series Comparative Theology: Lectures and Conversations.