COMPAS CONFERENCE: Religion and the State

July 11, 2017
Friday, January 26, 2018
11th Floor, Thompson Library
Religion COMPAS

 

The Center for Ethics and Human Values presents

 

a Religion COMPAS Conference:

 

Religion and the State

 
 
 
 
What role does religion play in the formation and preservation of national identity? What should we do when religious pluralism threatens the integrity of the political community? Are transnational religious commitments compatible with national political ones?
 

8:45a - 9:00a - Welcoming Remarks

 

9:00a - 11:45a - Sessions 1 & 2: Islam and the liberal state

  • 9:00a - 10:30a: Presentations and Moderated Discussion
  • 10:45a - 11:45a: Audience Q&A

Speakers:

  • Mustafa Akyol (Freedom Project, Wellesley College)
  • Zareena Grewal (American Studies and Religious Studies, Yale University)
  • Shadi Hamid (Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution)

Moderator:

 

1:15p - 2:45p - Session 3: Religion and American national identity

Speakers:

Moderator:

 

 

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