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Multicultural Entrapments: The Jurisdiction of the Palestinian-Arab Religious Communities in Israel

February 18, 2015 - 6:00pm

To be determined.

Michael Karayanni

The Bruce W. Wayne Chair in International Law, Hebrew University

This lecture is intended for UC Berkeley students and faculty. Please RSVP.

Judaism in the Israel Defense Force: Bridge or Barrier?

November 20, 2014 - 6:00pm

Warren Room -- 295 Boalt Hall

Stuart Cohen

Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Bar-Ilan University, Chair of the Department of Government and Politics at Ashkelon Academic College.

This lecture is intended for UC Berkeley students and faculty. Please RSVP.

The Jewishness of Israel: Meaning, Justification and Implications

November 5, 2014 - 5:45pm

132 Boalt Hall

Ruth Gavison
Professor of Human Rights Emerita, Hebrew University

This lecture is intended for UC Berkeley students and faculty. Please RSVP here

Religion in California: A Symposium

April 24, 2014 - 2:00pm

April 24 - April 25, 2014

The Graduate Theological Union and the University of California, Berkeley

California has increasingly displayed a remarkable range of religious expression through its people, places, institutions, movements, and theologies, and at times when religion in the rest of America has waned.

Empire of the Son: Hollywood and the Global Marketing of the American Jesus

April 23, 2014 - 4:00pm

223 Moses

Edward J. Blum, San Diego State University

Empire of the Son: Hollywood and the Global Marketing of the American Jesus

Mainstreaming Torture: Ethical Approaches in the Post 9/11 United States

March 20, 2014 - 4:00pm

223 Moses

Rebecca Gordon, University of San Francisco

De Jure Liberty and De Facto Discrimination: The Headscarf and the Politics of (Dis)-Engagement Among Muslim American Women

November 14, 2013 - 4:00pm

201 Moses

Bozena C. Welbourne, University of Nevada, Reno

Jonathan Edwards: Theologian, Preacher and Slaveholder

October 24, 2013 - 4:00pm

223 Moses

Susan Stinson, Writer in Residence, Forbes Library

Jonathan Edwards is considered America’s most brilliant theologian. He was also a slave owner. Spider in a Tree is the story of the years he spent preaching in eighteenth century Northampton, Massachusetts.

Dilemmas of Military Intervention in Syria

April 30, 2013 - 2:30pm

202 Barrows

Mahmood Monshipouri, San Francisco State University

Peoples Temple, Jim Jones and Black America

April 10, 2013 - 12:00pm

223 Moses

James L. Taylor, University of San Francisco

Being Good Without (Much) God: Ethical Practices of the Religiously Unaffiliated

March 13, 2013 - 12:00pm

223 Moses

Elizabeth Drescher, Santa Clara University

Iran's Presidential Elections and US-Iran Relations

March 8, 2013 - 6:30pm

2050 Valley Life Sciences Building

Dr. Hooshang Amirahmadi

Reinhold Niebuhr, Christian Survivalism and the Question of Secularization

March 7, 2013 - 5:00pm

315 Wheeler

David A. Hollinger

Preston Hotchkis Professor of American History

Toward an Islamic Enlightenment: The Gulen Movement

February 25, 2013 - 12:00pm

 NEW LOCATION: 123 Wheeler Hall

M. Hakan Yavuz, University of Utah

Attitudes Toward Gender Inequality Among Muslims

September 12, 2012 - 12:00pm

201 Moses Hall

M. Steven Fish, Political Science Department
Danielle Lussier, Grinnell College

RPGP Colloquium: The Ecumenical Churches and Social Thought in the Era of WWII

April 11, 2012 - 2:30pm

223 Moses Hall

Speaker: Gene Zubovich

Sponsor: Religion, Politics, and Globalization Program (RPGP)

The Ecumenical Churches and Social Thought in the Era of World War II: Beyond Realism and Pacifism

Productive Intolerance: Religious Nationalism and Exclusion in Indonesia

April 11, 2012 - 12:30pm

Institute of East Asian Studies (2223 Fulton, 6th Floor), 6F Conference Room

Speaker: Jeremy Menchik, Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellow in Contemporary Asia, Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University

Religious Revivalism in Current North China

April 10, 2012 - 8:45pm

Institute of East Asian Studies (2223 Fulton, 6th Floor), Numata Seminar Room

Speaker: Shin-yi Chao, Associate Professor, Philosophy and Religion, Rutgers University, Camden Campus

Sponsor: Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS)

Wutai Shan, the Mongols, and Qing Cosmopolitanism

April 4, 2012 - 4:00pm

Institute of East Asian Studies (2223 Fulton, 6th Floor)

Speaker/Performer: Johan Elverskog, Religious Studies, Southern Methodist University, and Visiting Fellow, Stanford University

Sponsor: Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS)

Islam and Politics Working Group

March 21, 2012 - 10:00am

223 Moses Hall

We will be discussing Saba Mahmoods Politics of Piety

Mark Lilla: "Innocence"

March 20, 2012 - 5:00pm

Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

Speaker/Performer: Mark Lilla, Professor of Humanities, Columbia University

Sponsor: Townsend Center for the Humanities

RPGP Colloquim

March 14, 2012 - 2:30pm

223 Moses Hall

Negotiating Difference in Theories of Multiculturalism: Setting the Stage for Understanding Christian Theologies of the Incarnation

Speaker: Kayko Dreideger Hesslein

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Structural Inefficiencies of Islamic Courts: Ottoman Justice and Its Implications for Modern Economic Life

March 7, 2012 - 2:00pm

791 Barrows Hall

Speaker: Timur Kuran, Professor of Economics and Political Science, Duke University, and member, External Advisory Council of RPGP