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Lecture by Elina Vuola
February 18, 20153:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Lecture by Elina Vuola, Academy Professor, Faculty of Theology, University of Helsinki details TBA

Religion, Law and Politics Speaker Series - Benjamin L. Berger
February 19, 201512:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Title: “Law's Religion: Religious Difference adn the Conceits of Constitutionalism” Department of Political Science EDGS 2014-15 Speaker Series Organizer: Elizabeth Shakman HurdSponsor: Equality, Development and Globalization Studies (EDGS) ProgramCo-sponsors: Department of Political Science, Department of Religious Studies, Graduate Student Workshop in Religion & Global Politics Location: Buffett Center for International and Comparative Studies, 1902 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm/lunch included Description:The series will bring together seven distinguished scholars with Northwestern faculty, graduate and undergraduate students interested in the interaction of law, religion, culture and politics in social, historical, political and legal contexts. Serving as a forum for reflection on theoretical, methodological, and critical issues in law and society, religion and diversity, and culture and politics in the US and globally, the series will traverse disciplinary boundaries to explore these questions drawing on insights from political science, law, religious studies, anthropology, sociology, and history. The series will complement and contribute to discussions, teaching, and institution building in this field at Northwestern, including the Religion & Global Politics Certificate Program, Elizabeth Shakman Hurd and Robert Orsi’s graduate seminar “Religion and Modernity” (Winter 2015), and the Graduate Student Workshop on Religion & Global Politics led by Mona Oraby and Ariel Schwartz. Professor Alessandro Ferrari will be visiting Northwestern in fall 2014 as the Roberta Buffett Visiting Professor of International Studies, and Professor Vanja Savic will be in residence in the fall and winter quarters, also affiliated with BCICS.

Northwestern series on Prayer - Lecture by Brenna Moore
February 25, 20153:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Northwestern series on Prayer Lecture by Brenna MooreAssociate Professor, Department of TheologyAssociate Chair of Undergraduate Studies, Rose Hill CampusFordham University details TBA

"Theology and the End of Doctrine"
April 22, 20153:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Book Panel presented by Christine Helmer, Professor of Religion, Department of Religious Studies Panelists: Sylvester Johnson, Associate Professor of African American Studies and Religious Studies (Norhwestern University)Stephen Ray, Neal F. and Ila A. Fisher Professor of Systematic Theology (Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary)Gary Saul Morson, Frances Hooper Professor of the Arts and Humanities (Northwestern University)

Religion, Law and Politics Speaker Series - Noah Salomon
April 23, 201512:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Title: “The People of Sudan Love You, Oh Messenger of God”: An Ethnography of the Islamic State" Department of Political Science EDGS 2014-15 Speaker Series Organizer: Elizabeth Shakman HurdSponsor: Equality, Development and Globalization Studies (EDGS) ProgramCo-sponsors: Department of Political Science, Department of Religious Studies, Graduate Student Workshop in Religion & Global Politics Location: Buffett Center for International and Comparative Studies, 1902 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm/lunch included Description:The series will bring together seven distinguished scholars with Northwestern faculty, graduate and undergraduate students interested in the interaction of law, religion, culture and politics in social, historical, political and legal contexts. Serving as a forum for reflection on theoretical, methodological, and critical issues in law and society, religion and diversity, and culture and politics in the US and globally, the series will traverse disciplinary boundaries to explore these questions drawing on insights from political science, law, religious studies, anthropology, sociology, and history. The series will complement and contribute to discussions, teaching, and institution building in this field at Northwestern, including the Religion & Global Politics Certificate Program, Elizabeth Shakman Hurd and Robert Orsi’s graduate seminar “Religion and Modernity” (Winter 2015), and the Graduate Student Workshop on Religion & Global Politics led by Mona Oraby and Ariel Schwartz. Professor Alessandro Ferrari will be visiting Northwestern in fall 2014 as the Roberta Buffett Visiting Professor of International Studies, and Professor Vanja Savic will be in residence in the fall and winter quarters, also affiliated with BCICS.

Northwestern series on Prayer - Lecture by Dierde de la Cruz)
April 29, 20153:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Northwestern series on Prayer Lecture by Dierde de la Cruz, Assistant Professor, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, Department of History, University of Michigan details TBA

Religion, Law and Politics Speaker Series - Jeremy Menchik
May 7, 201512:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Title: “Productive Intolerance: Godly Nationalism in Indonesia" Department of Political Science EDGS 2014-15 Speaker Series Organizer: Elizabeth Shakman HurdSponsor: Equality, Development and Globalization Studies (EDGS) ProgramCo-sponsors: Department of Political Science, Department of Religious Studies, Graduate Student Workshop in Religion & Global Politics Location: Buffett Center for International and Comparative Studies, 1902 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm/lunch included Description:The series will bring together seven distinguished scholars with Northwestern faculty, graduate and undergraduate students interested in the interaction of law, religion, culture and politics in social, historical, political and legal contexts. Serving as a forum for reflection on theoretical, methodological, and critical issues in law and society, religion and diversity, and culture and politics in the US and globally, the series will traverse disciplinary boundaries to explore these questions drawing on insights from political science, law, religious studies, anthropology, sociology, and history. The series will complement and contribute to discussions, teaching, and institution building in this field at Northwestern, including the Religion & Global Politics Certificate Program, Elizabeth Shakman Hurd and Robert Orsi’s graduate seminar “Religion and Modernity” (Winter 2015), and the Graduate Student Workshop on Religion & Global Politics led by Mona Oraby and Ariel Schwartz. Professor Alessandro Ferrari will be visiting Northwestern in fall 2014 as the Roberta Buffett Visiting Professor of International Studies, and Professor Vanja Savic will be in residence in the fall and winter quarters, also affiliated with BCICS.

July 29, 2014