Global Politics and Religion Research Group

Past Events

William Mazzarella: The Mana of Mass Society Colloquium
Wednesday,  April 26, 2017,  3:00 PM - 6:00 PM   | University Hall

Ian Johnson: The Souls of China and The Return of Religion After Mao
Monday,  April 24, 2017,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   | McCormick Foundation Center

Alireza Doostdar: Islam, Spiritual Empiricism, and the Gender of Reason in Iran
Monday,  February 27, 2017,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   | Crowe Hall

James Chappel: Christian Democracy and the European Variety of Secularism
Thursday,  February 16, 2017,  12:30 PM - 2:00 PM   | 1902 Sheridan Road

MENA Monday: Wrong Emotions for the Holocaust — Esra Özyürek
Monday,  February 13, 2017,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   | Kresge Hall

Thomas David DuBois: Opiate of the Masses with Chinese Characteristics - Interpreting China's Religious Services Law
Thursday,  February 9, 2017,  1:00 PM - 2:30 PM   | 1902 Sheridan Road

Muhammad Qasim Zaman: Islamist Violence, The State, and Counter-Islamist Narratives in Pakistan
Wednesday,  February 1, 2017,  3:30 PM - 5:00 PM   | Harris Hall

Elizabeth Shakman Hurd: Muslims and others, The politics of religion in the refugee crisis
Tuesday,  January 24, 2017,  1:00 PM - 2:30 PM   | 620 Library Place

Sarah Dees: The Materialization of Native American Religions: Cultural Science in an Era of Assimilation.
Friday,  January 20, 2017,  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM   | Kresge Hall

Miranda Johnson: An Indigenous Commonwealth? Rights, Courts, and the Dialogics of Settler Colonialism
Thursday,  December 1, 2016,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   | University Hall

Nikolas Kompridis: Secularism and Critique
Wednesday,  November 9, 2016,  12:00 PM - 2:00 PM   | Scott Hall

Nadia Marzouki: The Politics of Islam in the US and France
Thursday,  November 3, 2016,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   | Crowe Hall

Benjamin Schonthal: Reimagining the Buddhist State: Buddhism, monasticism and the limits of law in Sri Lanka
Thursday,  October 13, 2016,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   | 1902 Sheridan Road

Hussein Ali Agrama: Remarks on the Problem-Space of Islam and Judaism in France
Wednesday,  May 25, 2016,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   | Scott Hall

Brent Crosson: Sounding the Depths: The Evidence of Science, Diasporic Religion, and Oil in Trinidad
Tuesday,  May 24, 2016,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   | Scott Hall

MENA Monday. Kabir Tambar: Truth-telling and the Critique of Violence
Monday,  May 16, 2016,  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM   | University Hall

MENA BOOKS CELEBRATION: an event celebrating new books by MENA faculty
Wednesday,  May 11, 2016,  5:00 PM - 7:00 PM   | 600 Haven St

Open Forum on “ISIS and the US: what you need to know”
Thursday,  April 28, 2016,  3:00 PM - 4:30 PM   | 2122 Sheridan Rd

Anver Emon: Religious Pluralism and Islamic Law: Tolerance and its Limits
Thursday,  April 28, 2016,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   | Scott Hall

Henri Lauzière: The Making of Salafism Book Colloquium
Tuesday,  April 26, 2016,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   | Scott Hall

Larycia Hawkins: The Meaning of Embodied Solidarity
Thursday,  April 7, 2016,  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM   | Alice Millar Chapel

Matthew Engelke: Expertly Secular
Wednesday,  April 6, 2016,  3:30 PM - 5:00 PM   | University Hall

Nermeen Mouftah: Reforming Traditions of the “Unlettered Prophet”: Literacy, Virtue and Class in Post-Mubarak Egypt
Wednesday,  March 2, 2016,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   | 1902 Sheridan Road

David Koussens: Does French Laïcité Really Exist?
Wednesday,  February 24, 2016,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   | 1902 Sheridan Road

Elizabeth Shakman Hurd: The Politics of Religion in an Age of Freedom and Terror.
Friday,  February 5, 2016,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   | 1902 Sheridan Road

Benjamin Bruce: Governing Islam Abroad: The Turkish Presidency of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) and Diaspora Islam in France and Germany
Monday,  November 9, 2015,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   | University Hall

Rajeev Bhargava: Living with Religious Diversity: A View from Ancient India
Friday,  October 16, 2015,  11:00 AM - 12:30 PM   | University Hall