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The Rise of Religious and Ethnic Mass Politics in Iraq
04.22.2005 Video

Juan Cole, Professor of History at the University of Michigan, presented the keynote address for the Religion and Nationalism conference organized by Professors David Little and Donald Swearer....

The Human Face of Globalization: From Multicultural to Mestizaje
04.20.2005 Video

A panel conversation on Jacques Audinet's book by the same title (Rowman & Littlefield, 2004), with Audinet; Virgil Elizondo, Centre for Liberation Theologies, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven...

Resolving the Conflict: A Remedy for the Civilizational Clash
03.15.2005 Audio

Sari Nusseibeh, Professor of Philosophy and President of Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, spoke at the Center for the Study of World Religions while a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute during 2004-...

Women Healing Women Conference
03.22.2004 Video

The Women Healing Women program, sponsored by the Religion, Health, and Healing Initiative of the Center for the Study of World Religions, with funding from the Germeshausen Foundation,...

Sacred Objects and Sacred Knowledge in Museum Spaces
11.13.2003 Audio

This talk by Martin Sullivan, chief executive officer of Historic St. Mary's City Commission (St. Mary's City, Maryland), was presented by the CSWR's Religion and the Arts Initiative.

What Is Religion?
10.22.2003 Audio

Karen Armstrong, religious scholar and best-selling author of The History of God, The Battle for God, and Jerusalem, met with students and spoke at the CSWR.

The American Empire: Globalization, War, and Religion
09.23.2003 Audio

Advocate for human rights, Chandra Muzaffar is a Malaysian who for many years taught at universities in his country, while remaining active in NGO work.

Chant Wars: A Medieval Musical Lecture and Performance
04.21.2003 Audio

The theme of "Chant Wars" is the famous ninth-century confrontation between the Carolingians and the various regional chant traditions they sought to replace.

CSWR's Religions and Cities Seminars Feature Top Urban-Studies Scholars - City of Sacrifice
04.04.2003 Audio

On Friday, April 4, a panel of scholars addressed Davíd Carrasco's book, City of Sacrifice. The panel included: Charles H. Long, scholar of the History of Religions and African...

Making the "Disappeared" Visible
12.05.2002 Video

Colombian sculptor Doris Salcedo, a fall 2002 CSWR Religion and the Arts Initiative fellow, spoke about and showed slides of her work. She spoke as part of the Carpenter Center's "An Evening...