Latest Past Events

Brokering Religion and Development: Ethnographic Approaches to NGOs

New York Knox Hall, Room 509, New York

The past decade has witnessed a remarkable surge of interest among both policy makers and academics into the effects that religion has on international aid and development. Within this broad field ‘religious NGOs’ or ‘Faith-Based Organizations’ (FBOs) have garnered considerable scholarly and professional attention, resulting in a flurry of surveys...

A History of Difference: Piety and Space in Early Modern West Asia (May 4th – 5th)

Sulzberger Parlor, Barnard Hall Room 101, 80 Claremont Ave.

*Please note, this conference covers two days (May 4th-5th). Please, register with us on Eventbrite:* This conference brings together scholars working broadly in Ottoman and Mughal pasts to converse, consult, and present what ways of thinking and doing difference are recoverable to us. This workshop will take as its objective...

Religion and Public Life Series: Hussein Rashid – Religion and the Digital Turn

80 Claremont Ave, 1st Floor Conference Room, NY

The Religion and Public Life lecture series presents public conversations that expand on current theories and spur debate about religion and secularism, considering the range of secularisms and institutionalizations of religion in Europe, the US, and other parts of the world. Lectures in the series examine specific approaches to how something...