Upcoming Events

Populism, Racism, and Antisemitism in the Americas
May 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Latin American Jewish Studies Association annual conference, co-hosted by The Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies and The Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures, presents Populism, Racism, and Antisemitism in the Americas, a keynote lecture by Federico Finchelstein, Professor of H...

News & Announcements

April 19, 2018

Request for Proposals: Public Theologies of Technology and Presence Research Initiative

Submission Deadline: May 7th, 2018 Request for Proposals The Institute of Buddhist Studies, with the support of the Henry Luce Foundation, invites proposals from scholars across the academic disciplines specializing in any religious traditions, and from theologians from all religious traditions, to participate in a three-year research initiative and series of meetings addressing the impacts […]
March 31, 2018

Videos of Populism and Religion: The American Case are Now Available

We are happy to present the video recordings from Populism and Religion: The American Case, which took place earlier this month. Below is a note from conference organizer, Jean Cohen. Consider liking our videos and subscribing to make sure that you’re always up-to-date with what’s happening. It’s never been easier to be a part of […]
March 27, 2018

DEADLINE EXTENDED! Call for Papers: “Pluralisms in Emergenc(i)es: Movement, Space, and Religious Difference” – Tunis

Abstract Deadline: April 23, 2018 Pluralisms in Emergenc(i)es is the second conference in a series that explores pluralism as it emerges in response to contemporary global crises in the Middle East and North Africa. The conference situates Tunis as a historical epicenter of human, commodity, and capital mobility and, as such, pluralism. “Pluralism” is commonly […]
March 22, 2018

Hiring Announcement: IRCPL Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Review of Applications Will Begin: April 23, 2018 The Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life at Columbia University invites applications for postdoctoral research scholars for a period of three academic years beginning on September 1, 2018. The Institute plans to make two appointments (pending funding), with one position focused on Africa and the other on South […]
January 9, 2018

Columbia Center for the Study of Social Difference – Call for Proposals

The Center for the Study of Social Difference: Call For Papers for new funded faculty working groups Funding available: $35-$50K for two-three year projects Deadline: February 1, 2018 at 11:59pm We encourage anyone interested in submitting a proposal to please contact CSSD ( in advance of the deadline for feedback in drafting their proposal.   The Center […]