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.

From the Unreal to the Real: Reflections on Vedantic Meditation
03.14.2012 Audio

Swami Tyagananda made a presentation as part of the Center for the Study of World Religions' "Intellectual Worlds of Meditation" series.

Contours of Common Ground
03.09.2012 Video

Harvard's Pluralism Project and the CSWR at HDS hosted a panel discussion about what it means to build "common ground" in interfaith work.

Divination: Communicating with Divine Universal Energies
03.09.2012 Audio

This conversation was held at the CSWR and focused on historical and contemporary uses of divination and methods of divinatory practice.

The Multireligious MDiv: A Conversation
02.23.2012 Video

A panel conversation on multireligious theological education took place at HDS on February 9, 2012.

The Road of Excess
02.08.2012 Audio

Listen to a presentation on February 8 at the CSWR by Sébastien Tutenges, Assistant Professor at the University of Aarhus, Denmark.

Christian Meditation for Seekers
11.18.2011 Video

Roger Haight explained how the worldview of Ignatius Loyola shapes a particular approach to Christian meditation.

A Quiet Revolution: The Veil's Resurgence, from the Middle East to America
11.14.2011 Video

A presentation of her recent publication by Leila Ahmed, Victor S. Thomas Professor of Divinity at HDS.

Class, Gender, and Culture
11.07.2011 Audio

Presentations by Judith Berling, of Graduate Theological Union, and Sophia Park, of Holy Names University.

Caputo's Ghosts, Vasubandhu's Illusions, and Comparative Hauntology
10.19.2011 Audio

The annual lecture for the Society of Comparative Theology at HDS was delivered by Kristin Beise Kiblinger of Winthrop University.

Islam in Nigeria: A Conversation in Preparation for the Visit of the Sultan of Sokoto
09.29.2011 Video

Four experts discussed the historical, cultural, and religious significance of Islam in Nigeria and the role of the Sultan of Sokoto in particular.