News and Events

Historical Relations Between Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia: An Illustrated Talk (Video)
11.18.2013 News Story

On November 18, 2013, Dr. Hema Goonatilake was a featured guest speaker at the Center for the Study of World Religions. 

Religious Literacy: How Knowing Your Neighbor Can Save the World (Video)
11.13.2013 News Story

On November 13, 2013, the Center for the Study of World Religions sponsored a panel discussion about religious literacy.

Homelessness at Harvard: How Serving Your Neighbor Can Save the World (Video)
11.13.2013 News Story

Rev. Thomas Hathaway, HKS professor Richard Parker, and MDiv student Zachary Kerzee discuss their work helping homeless communities.

Remembering Narges Moshiri
10.04.2013 News Story

Narges Moshiri, MTS '86, played a vital role in the life of the CSWR from 1988 to 1996. She will be sorely missed by the HDS community.

Beyond Belief
09.15.2013 News Story Harvard Gazette

Panelists at HDS find sharper understanding of world events through religious studies.

Studying Religion in the Post-9/11 World (Video)
09.11.2013 News Story

View videos from the CSWR event "Studying Religion in the Post-9/11 World." 

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.