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.

Going on 'a Journey in Faith'? How to Contribute to Comparative Theology
02.15.2013 Audio

This lecture was delivered by CSWR visiting scholar Ulrich Winkler as part of the series Comparative Theology: Lectures and Conversations.

Valuing Diversity: Buddhist Reflection on Equity and Education
02.13.2013 Video

This lecture and discussion featured Peter Hershock, director of the Asian Studies Development Program at the East-West Center in Honolulu.

My Neighbor's Faith: A Critical Conversation
02.07.2013 Video

This event was cosponsored by CSWR and the Pluralism Project and featured discussion of the book My Neighbor's Faith: Stories of Interreligious Encounter, Growth, and Transformation.

Close Voices from Far Away: Japanese Buddhism and Continental Philosophy
11.30.2012 Audio

A look at the Zen and Shin Buddhist traditions in the light of continental philosophy, and continental philosophy in the light of Japanese Buddhism.

The Bon Religion of Tibet
11.13.2012 Video

As part of the Studying Religions in the Minority series, this lecture was delivered by Samten G. Karmay, former president of the International Association for Tibetan Studies.

The Religiosity of Korean Zen (Hwadu) Meditation
11.06.2012 Video

Sung-bae Park, Professor of Religious Studies at Stony Brook University, delivered this year's Ahnkook Fund for Korean Buddhism Lecture.

Doing Comparative Theology with Foucault?
11.02.2012 Audio

Listen to a lecture with Marcell Sass, Professor of Practical Theology and Religious Education, University of Münster, Germany and visiting fellow at the CSWR.

New Rooms in the House of Religious Pluralism
10.25.2012 Video

Eboo Patel, founder of Interfaith Youth Core in Chicago, delivered this year's Greeley Lecture for Peace and Social Justice.

From Donation to Diatribe: How Anti-Jewish Interpretation Cashes Out
10.17.2012 Video

Amy-Jill Levine of Vanderbilt University delivered this year's Comparative Theology Lecture.

Covenant and Covenants in the Qur'an: The Inherent Pluralism of Islam's Sacred Scripture
10.05.2012 Audio

Listen to a lecture by Joseph Lumbard, Assistant Professor of Classical Islam at Brandeis University.