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News & Events

02.07.2003 Audio

On February 7, Professor Lawrence Sullivan spoke on the topic of "The Ritual City." Dr. Sullivan is Professor of World Religions at Harvard Divinity School and Director of the CSWR.

02.06.2003 Audio

This lecture was delivered by R. Marie Griffith, PhD (Princeton University), Research Associate and Visiting Faculty in Women's Studies and History.

01.30.2003 News Story

Annemarie Schimmel, Professor Emerita of Indo-Muslim Culture in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, died on Sunday, January 26, in a hospital in Bonn, Germany, at the age...

01.15.2003 News Story

Dr. Robert A. Orsi, American religious history professor at Harvard Divinity School, was elected president of the American Academy of Religion for 2003.

01.10.2003 News Story

This discussion took place during the 2003 Dean's Weekend.

Acto de Memoria
12.05.2002 Video

Sculptor Doris Salcedo discussed this art piece in her lecture, "Making the 'Disappeared' Visible", on December 5, 2002. The animation is made available to the Center for the Study of World...

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...

11.20.2002 News Story

Two staff members from the Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard Divinity School traveled to Taipei, Taiwan, to attend the November 9-11, 2002, opening ceremonies of the Museum...

11.15.2002 News Story

We are living in times of stridency. Those most vehement and fixed in their passions and opinions seem to be able to use our manifold media outlets to their own advantage, against whomever...

11.07.2002 Video

On November 7, 2002, Daniel Callahan delivered the 2002-03 Ingersoll Lecture. Callahan is a founder of the Hastings Institute, a nonprofit research center that examines ethical questions in...