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WHAT:

Annual Fall Seminar: “Religion: Key to Understanding Violence and Promoting Peace in Global Times”

WHEN:

Monday, Aug. 18, to Friday, Sept. 19
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
9 a.m. to noon

WHERE: The Catholic University of America
The Center for the Study of Culture and Values
Gibbons Hall B-12
620 Michigan Ave., N.E.
Washington, D.C.
 
DETAILS The Center for the Study of Culture and Values at Catholic University begins its annual fall seminar on Aug. 18 with scholars from Austria, China, India, Iran, Italy/Portugal, Nigeria, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Taiwan, United States, etc. The seminar will last until Sept. 19.


The weekly themes will be:

Week one (Aug. 18 to 22): Introduction of 12 scholars from different countries and seminar thematic introduction.

Week two (Aug. 25 to 29): Understanding religion and violence: readings on Hobbes, Hegel, Marx, Arendt, Foucault, etc.

Week three (Sept. 1 to 5): Understanding religion and violence: readings on Gandhi, Gramsci, Freud, Benjamin, etc.

Week four (Sept. 8 to 12): Philosophical and religious reflections: Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Orthodox, etc.

Week five (Sept. 15 to 19): Paper presentations by the seminar participants.

 
SPONSORS: Center for the Study of Culture and Values and the Council for Research in Values and Philosophy
 
CONTACT: For more information, contact the Center for the Study of Culture and Values at 202-319-6089 or cua-cscv@cua.edu, or visit crvp.org/cscv/index.htm.

 

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