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January 2018

Cardinal Péter Erdő Delivers the 40th Bampton Lecture in America

January 29 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Low Memorial Library Rotunda, 535 West 116th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States
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His Eminence, Cardinal Péter Erdő of Esztergom-Budapest, Primate of Hungary will be delivering the 40th Bampton Lecture in America on Monday, January 29th, 2018. His lecture, titled "The Role of Religion and the Churches in a Secular State," will take place in the Low Memorial Library Rotunda and is open to all members of the Columbia community. A catered reception will follow in the Low Library Faculty Room. NOTE: Due to security protocols, this event is only open to members of the Columbia community (all CUID holders). Pre-registration is…

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February 2018

Sites of Religious Memory in an Age of Exodus: Central Mediterranean

February 9 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Library, Italian Academy, 1161 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10027 United States
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This day-long event is the second of a three-piece series that focuses on the movement of people across and along the Mediterranean and the emergence, re-signification, and use of sites of memory. Bringing together a mix of panelists from the humanities and social sciences, the day will include work by the following scholars: Giovanna Fiume (U. degli Studi di Palermo), Yannis Hamilakis (Brown University), Leila El Houssi (Universita di Padova, Italy), and Lorenzo Pezzani (Goldsmiths, University of London). Organized by Seth Kimmel and Naor Ben-Yehoyada. For information on SORM: Eastern Mediterranean, click here. For information on SORM: Western Mediterranean, click…

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March 2018

Making Religion on the Reservation: Native Americans and the Dilemmas of Religious Freedom

March 22 @ 4:10 pm - 6:00 pm
80 Claremont Ave, Room 101

The IRCPL Religion and Public Life Series Tisa Wenger - Making Religion on the Reservation: Native Americans and the Dilemmas of Religious Freedom What did religious freedom mean for Native Americans at the turn of the twentieth century, a time when the U.S. government was working to eliminate Indigenous identities and few Americans considered this freedom applicable to their traditions? This talk argues that religious freedom claims could sometimes serve indigenous assertions of cultural and political self-determination—and shows how Indigenous…

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Tisa Wenger – Part of IRCPL’s Religion and Public Life Series

March 22 @ 4:10 pm - 6:00 pm
80 Claremont Ave, 80 Claremont Avenue Room 101, New York, NY 10027
New York, NY 10027 US
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The IRCPL Religion and Public Life Series Tisa Wenger - Making Religion on the Reservation: Native Americans and the Dilemmas of Religious Freedom What did religious freedom mean for Native Americans at the turn of the twentieth century, a time when the U.S. government was working to eliminate Indigenous identities and few Americans considered this freedom applicable to their traditions? This talk argues that religious freedom claims could sometimes serve indigenous assertions of cultural and political self-determination—and shows how Indigenous…

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April 2018

Sites of Religious Memory in an Age of Exodus: Western Mediterranean

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Casa Hispanica, 612 W 116th Street
New York, United States
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This day-long event is the third of a three-piece series that focuses on the movement of people across and along the Mediterranean and the emergence, re-signification, and use of sites of memory. Bringing together a mix of panelists from the humanities and social sciences, the day will include work by the following scholars: Eric Calderwood (Illinois), Charles Hirschkind (Berkeley), Avi Astor (Autònoma de Barcelona), Isolina Ballesteros (CUNY), and Oumelbanine Nina Zhiri (UCSD). Organized by Seth Kimmel and Naor Ben-Yehoyada. For information on SORM: Eastern Mediterranean, click here. For information on SORM: Central Mediterranean, click here. Event details are not finalized. Check…

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