Religion II – Dynamics, Processes, and Change
April 21st @ 10am - 5pm, 80 Claremont in Rm. 101
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Spirit & Sound Series: (Un)Covering Religion in India – Rare Spring Ragas on Sitar


April 20, 2017 @ 7pm – 8:30pm Pulitzer Hall, Brown Institute for Media Innovation 2950 Broadway Featuring a Hindustani Classical Sitar Concert by: Pandit Kushal Das, Sitar Pandit Ramdas Palsule, Tabla And a conversation with students from Columbia Journalism School’s Covering Religion Seminar Join us! Register here: Spring is here, and what better way […]

Intimacies: Days I & II April 13 @ 9:30 am – April 14 @ 5:00 pm


PLEASE NOTE: Location for Day 1 has changed to the Presidential Room at Columbia Faculty House Intimacies I: Sexualities in Contemporary Muslim Societies (April 13th, Presidential Room at Columbia Faculty House) Breakfast // 9:00am – 9:30am Opening Remarks // 9:30am – 9:45am Panel 1: Muslim Sexualities: Exploring Definitions and Concepts // 9:45am – 11:45am with Homa […]

Tariq Ramadan: Muslims and/in the West: Past, Present, Future March 30 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm


With Brexit, the election of Trump in the US, and the rise of the far-right in Europe, Muslims are facing greater scrutiny than ever before.  Throughout Europe and the US they are increasingly considered a fifth column.  Globally, self-identified Muslims are often considered harbingers of regressive values that are antithetical to a secular project of progressive […]

Katherine Pratt Ewing Honored with Faculty Distinction


IRCPL Director Katherine Pratt Ewing was honored recently with Faculty Distinction after having been awarded the Luce/ACLS Program in Religion, Journalism, and International Affairs Grant.  Professor Ewing, along with Alexander Stille, San Paolo Professor of International Journalism, is among the first grantees in this new program aimed at work that connects scholarship on religion to journalism training and practice. A number of […]