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Rached Ghannouchi: Islam, Democracy, and the Future of the Muslim World

Rached Ghannouchi: Islam, Democracy, and the Future of the Muslim World

October 1 @ 2:10 pm - 4:00 pm
IRCPL event - Rached Ghannouchi

Please Note: The location for this event has changed.  It will now be held in the Teatro at the Italian Academy, at 1161 Amsterdam Avenue. Rached Ghannouchi is the co-founder and president of the Ennahdah Movement, an Islamist group that is currently Tunisia’s largest political party and the dominant participant in a coalition that has governed the […]

Censorship and Self-Censorship in India or: How Many Penguins Can Stand On a Book Before It Sinks?

Censorship and Self-Censorship in India or: How Many Penguins Can Stand On a Book Before It Sinks?

October 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
IRCPL event - Wendy Doniger poster

PLEASE NOTE: The time and location of this event have changed.  It will now be on Wednesday, October 1, at 7:30pm, in the Held Lecture Hall, at 304 Barnard Hall, 3rd floor.   Since Penguin India, under legal attack by Dina Nath Batra, agreed, in February of this year, to cease publication of Wendy Doniger’s book, The […]

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Religion and Politics in American Public Life: Darren Dochuk

Religion and Politics in American Public Life: Darren Dochuk

October 6 @ 2:10 pm - 4:00 pm
IRCPL event - Darren Dochuck event poster

Darren Dochuk, Washington University in St. Louis, on: “‘Chasin’ the Boom’: Wildcat Religion, Oil-patch Politics, and the Legacies of Early 20th-century Texas Crude” The Religion and Politics in American Public Life lecture series, co-coordinated for 2014-15 by Professors Courtney Bender, Jean Cohen, Josef Sorett, and John Torpey, is a series of public conversations that explore the often contentious role of religion […]

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Political Debate for the Tunisian Parliamentary Elections

Political Debate for the Tunisian Parliamentary Elections

October 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
IRCPL co-sponsored event Tunisian Parliamentary Election Debates

Please join us for this unique political debate in North America featuring the representatives of major political parties in Tunisia.  Topics of discussion will include: economic and social programs, security measures, and plans for the Tunisian diaspora. Email info@tuness.org with questions. Organized by TUNESS, in partnership with the Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life. […]

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George Rupp: “Local Conflicts as a Global Challenge”

George Rupp: “Local Conflicts as a Global Challenge”

October 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

On Thursday, November 6th, George Rupp, Professor and President Emeritus at Columbia University, will speak to the Columbia Community on “Local Conflicts as a Global Challenge.” More details will be available soon. This event is co-sponsored by the Office of the University Chaplain.

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Narratives of Social Protest: Personal & Political

Narratives of Social Protest: Personal & Political

October 17 @ 2:10 pm - 4:00 pm
IRCPL event - Narratives of Social Protest

Journalists and social media activists are the first to tell the stories of social protest movements, but every politician knows the power of a personal story to bring attention to a conflict and inspire the wider world to press for change.  While journalists must hew to the straightforward facts of a movement, and bloggers and […]

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The Book – sculptures by Elisabeth Raphaël

The Book – sculptures by Elisabeth Raphaël

October 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
IRCPL co-sponsored event Elisabeth Raphael The Book poster

The Book Opening reception and meet-the-artist: Wednesday, October 22, 5-7 p.m. (no RSVP necessary) Following the opening, the exhibition will be on view October 23-November 21, Monday-Friday, 12-5 p.m. and during evening events Elisabeth Raphaël’s fourteen sculptures exhibited at the Columbia Maison Française draw their inspiration from a reading of the Tanakh – the Hebrew Bible – but other books can […]

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Are the Gods Afraid of Black Sexuality? Religion and the Burdens of Black Sexual Politics

Are the Gods Afraid of Black Sexuality? Religion and the Burdens of Black Sexual Politics

October 23 @ 9:00 am - October 24 @ 5:00 pm
AreTheGods_Mockup2014v4

Thursday, October 23, 2014 – 10:30am  Friday, October 24, 2014 – 6:15pm Earl Hall, Columbia University & First Corinthian Baptist Church, Harlem Registration and more information at iraas.com. We are living through a moment when tremendous change is taking place at the intersection of race, religion and sexuality, which has significant implications for activists, scholars […]

Religious Wars in Early Modern Europe and Contemporary Islam: Reflections, Patterns and Comparisons

Religious Wars in Early Modern Europe and Contemporary Islam: Reflections, Patterns and Comparisons

October 23 @ 10:00 am - October 24 @ 4:00 pm
IRCPL event - Religious Wars in Early Modern Europe and Contemporary Islam event poster (2)

Recent developments in Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Bahrain, and elsewhere in the Middle East and South Asia suggest growing sectarian antagonism as a major cause of violence in the region.  Are we witnessing a civil war within the Islamic umma?  If so, what are the causes of this conflict?  How does the conflict interact with other […]

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Are the Gods Afraid of Black Sexuality? Religion and the Burdens of Black Sexual Politics

Are the Gods Afraid of Black Sexuality? Religion and the Burdens of Black Sexual Politics

October 23 @ 9:00 am - October 24 @ 5:00 pm
AreTheGods_Mockup2014v4

Thursday, October 23, 2014 – 10:30am  Friday, October 24, 2014 – 6:15pm Earl Hall, Columbia University & First Corinthian Baptist Church, Harlem Registration and more information at iraas.com. We are living through a moment when tremendous change is taking place at the intersection of race, religion and sexuality, which has significant implications for activists, scholars […]

Religious Wars in Early Modern Europe and Contemporary Islam: Reflections, Patterns and Comparisons

Religious Wars in Early Modern Europe and Contemporary Islam: Reflections, Patterns and Comparisons

October 23 @ 10:00 am - October 24 @ 4:00 pm
IRCPL event - Religious Wars in Early Modern Europe and Contemporary Islam event poster (2)

Recent developments in Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Bahrain, and elsewhere in the Middle East and South Asia suggest growing sectarian antagonism as a major cause of violence in the region.  Are we witnessing a civil war within the Islamic umma?  If so, what are the causes of this conflict?  How does the conflict interact with other […]

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Philosophy in the Public Square

Philosophy in the Public Square

October 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
IRCPL event - Philosophy in the Public Square event poster

Peter Catapano and Simon Critchley, editors of the New York Times column The Stone, will discuss the history and purpose of this important initiative.  While the general orientation of The Stone is philosophical, Peter and Simon are open to contributions on a wide range of topics from graduate students as well as faculty members.  This event […]

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