COMPAS CONFERENCE: Religion and the State

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Religion COMPAS
January 26, 2018
All Day
Location
11th Floor, Thompson Library

Description

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)

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

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