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Religion and Internationalism Project Colloquia



2011-12


October 17
"Religion, Secularism, and Democratic Culture"
Mark Cladis, Religious Studies
12:00 - 2:00pm
Watson Institute, Kim Koo Library

Link to readings:
"Religion, Secularism and Democratic Culture"

"Secularity and the Liberal Arts: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly"

 


November 16
"Gods in Uniform:  Constructing and Deconstructing Sovereignty, from Political Theology to Metaphorology"
Jean-Claude Monod, French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)
5:30 - 7:30pm
Pembroke Hall 202

Link to readings:
"Democracy Under Exception"

"A rhetorical approach of politics: Blumenberg's principle of insufficient reason and its pascalian consequences"


December 7
"The Word is God: Language Ideologies and the God Debate in London"
Marcy Brink-Danan, Judaic Studies and Anthropology
12:00 - 2:00pm
Watson Institute, McKinney Seminar Room

Link to reading:
"The Future of Religion"

 


February 28
"Revisiting Post-Islamism"
Asef Bayat
Watson Institute, Brown
and University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
2:00 - 4:00pm
Watson Institute, Kim Koo Library

Reading:
"Islam and Democracy: What is the Real Question?"

 


March 13
"Religion and the 'Nationalism' in Internationalism"
Abdullahi An-Na'im
Emory University
2:00 - 4:00pm
Watson Institute, Kim Koo Library

Reading from:
"Muslims and Global Justice"

 


March 20
"The International Politics of Religious Freedom"
Elizabeth Shakman Hurd
Northwestern University
2:00 - 4:00pm
Watson Institute, Kim Koo Library

Readings:
"Iran, in Search of a Nonsecular and Nontheocratic Politics"
"Believing in Religious Freedom" at the Immanent Frame