Contending Modernities

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Past Events

Mon Oct 14, 2013

All Day

The New Cosmopolitanism: Global Migration and the Building of a Common LifeLondon, UK

The Contending Modernities Global Migration working group is pleased to announce an interdisciplinary conference to be held at the University of Notre Dame London Centre and the Idea Store, Whitechapel on 14-15 October, 2013.

Mon Mar 3, 2014

All Day

The Human Person: Challenges for Science, Religion and GovernanceDoha, Qatar


Wed Jun 3, 2015

All Day

Authorizing the Human Person in a Cosmopolitan Age: Science, Society and IdentityNotre Dame Global Gateway: Via Ostilia 15, Rome

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If you plan to attend the conference, please register your attendance at this link.…

Thu Nov 12, 2015

All Day

Changing the Conversation about Religion: Partners for Global DevelopmentUniversity of Notre Dame Global Gateway, London UK

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Religion has a powerful impact on human and societal development. Can a deeper engagement with religion and religious communities enhance our tools for economic growth, political stability, conflict resolution and peace? 

At this symposium, leading thinkers will identify ways of advancing the integration of religion and human development, creating partnerships for the common good.…

Mon May 30, 2016

All Day

Making Democracy One's Own: Muslim, Catholic, and Secular Perspectives in Dialogue on Democracy, Development, and PeaceNOTRE DAME GLOBAL GATEWAY: VIA OSTILIA 15, ROME

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“Making Democracy One’s Own” seeks to theorize recent developments in Catholic, Muslim and secular projects centered on democratic modernity in the Mediterranean region and beyond. The conference explores the possibilities of structured dialogue and collaboration within and across religious traditions, with an emphasis on Catholicism and Islam, and between religious and secular actors and institutions. …