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2014 Events



Below is a list of events that were hosted by the Religion and Diversity Project in 2014. Please scroll down to find out more about what we have hosted so far and, where available, to read the event report or view videos or pictures of the event.

 

January 2014
16   Lecture ♦ Critical Thinkers ♦ Michèle Lamont
20 Lecture ♦ Laboratoire de recherche empirique des groupes religieux, Session 1 ♦ Giomny H. Ruiz
24 Lecture ♦ Regards « extérieurs » sur la laïcité et le projet de loi 60
February 2014
10 Lecture ♦ Laboratoire de recherche empirique des groupes religieux, Session 2 ♦ Anne Leahy
11 Student Symposium ♦ Je est un autre: regards croisés sur les frontières de l'identité
17 Lecture ♦ Laboratoire de recherche empirique des groupes religieux, Session 3 ♦ Anne-Laure Zwilling
19 Workshop ♦ Introduction to DEDOOSE
26 Lecture ♦ Building Bridges: Lunch and Learn ♦ Tayyibah Taylor
March 2014
3 Panel ♦ Perspectives on diversity and religion at a crossroads
13 Seminar ♦ March 2014 ♦ The Diversity and Equity Research Group (DERG)
19
Lecture ♦ Laboratoire de recherche empirique des groupes religieux, Session 4 ♦ Julia Martínez-Ariño
20
Lecture ♦ Critical Thinkers ♦ Paula Montero
April 2014
3
Lecture ♦ Building Bridges: Lunch and Learn ♦ Erin Wilson
25
Conference ♦ Quebec’s New Religions: Alternative Spiritualties after Vatican II and the Quiet Revolution
May 2014
8-9  Workshop ♦ Religion and Diversity Project ♦ Graduate Student Workshop Series 2, Session 2
13
Congress82 ACFAS Colloque 450 ♦ La religion dans la sphère publique
20-21 
Workshop ♦ The Study of Religion in Atlantic Canada
September 2014
11
Lecture ♦ Laboratoire de recherche empirique sur les groupes religieux - Session 1 ♦ Julia Martínez-Ariño
29
Lecture ♦ Critical Thinkers ♦ Dietrich Jung
October 2014
6
Lecture ♦ Laboratoire de recherche empirique sur les groupes religieux - Session 2 ♦ Guillaume Boucher
16
Lecture ♦ Critical Thinkers ♦ Elisabeth Arweck
16-18
Workshop ♦ Youth, Religion, and Identity: A Canadian and International Workshop
November 2014
3
Lecture ♦ Chair in Religion, Culture and Society ♦ Claudia L. Bushman
6
Lecture ♦ Laboratoire de recherche empirique sur les groupes religieux - Session 3 ♦ Stéphanie Gravel
14-15
Conference ♦ Religion and the Exercise of Public Authority
28-29
Workshop ♦ Norms of Religious Minority Participation: Fields of Practice


January 2014

Lecture ♦ Critical Thinkers in Religion, Law and Social Theory ♦ Michèle Lamont

Date: January 16, 2014
Location: University of Ottawa, Simard Hall, Room 125, 60 University, Ottawa, Ontario
Speaker: Michèle Lamont (Harvard University)
Lecture title:
Groupness and the Fight for Respect: Responses to Stigmatization among African-Americans, Black Brazilians, Ethiopian Jews, Mizrachis, and Arab Israelis

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Video

Lecture ♦ Laboratoire de recherche empirique des groupes religieux, Session 1 ♦ Giomny H. Ruiz

Date: January 20, 2014
Location: Université de Montréal, Faculté de théologie et de sciences des religions, Pavillon Marguerite-d’Youville, 2375 chemin de la Côte-Ste-Catherine, Montréal, Québec
Speaker: Giomny H. Ruiz (Université de Montréal)
Lecture title: Analyse du concept de minorité au sein des commissions publiques sur les diversités culturelles et religieuses : discussion méthodologique

 


Lectures ♦ Regards « extérieurs » sur la laïcité et le projet de loi 60

Date: January 24, 2014
Location: Université de Montréal, Room B-4265, Pavillon Jean-Brillant, 3200, rue Jean-Brillant, Montréal, Québec


Speaker: Susanna Mancini (Université de Bologne)
Lecture title: La tentation de la croix, la séduction de l'Europe: une lecture schmittienne des rapports entre laïcité et religion dans le constitutionnalisme européen


Speaker: Michel Rosenfeld (Cardozo Law School)
Lecture title: Pluralisme, tolérance et laïcité: complémentarité ou contradiction?

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February 2014

Lecture ♦ Laboratoire de recherche empirique des groupes religieux, Session 2 ♦ Anne Leahy

Date: February 10, 2014
Location: Université de Montréal, Faculté de théologie et de sciences des religions, Pavillon Marguerite-d’Youville, 2375 chemin de la Côte-Ste-Catherine, Montréal, Québec
Speaker: Anne Leahy (McGill University)
Lecture title: Étude de cas : État du Vatican, Saint-Siège et relations internationales

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Student Symposium ♦ Je est un autre: regards croisés sur les frontières de l'identité 

Date: February 11, 2014, 9am-5pm
Location: Université de Montréal,  Room C-3061, Carrefour des arts et des sciences de l'Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec

To obtain the complete programme, please visit the event page on Facebook: www.facebook.com/colloquejeestunautre

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Lecture ♦ Laboratoire de recherche empirique des groupes religieux, Session 3 ♦ Anne-Laure Zwilling

Date: February 17, 2014
Location:
Université de Montréal, Faculté de théologie et de sciences des religions, Pavillon Marguerite-d’Youville, 2375 chemin de la Côte-Ste-Catherine, Montréal, Québec
Speaker: Anne-Laure Zwilling (Université de Strasbourg)
Lecture title: Minorités religieuses et neutralité de l’État en France et en Europe : tensions et débats contemporains

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Workshop ♦ Introduction to DEDOOSE

Date: February 19, 2014
Location:
University of Ottawa, Faculty of Social Sciences, FSS 5027, 120 University, Ottawa, Ontario
Facilitator: Jing Feng (University of Ottawa)

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Lecture ♦ Building Bridges: Lunch and Learn ♦ Tayyibah Taylor

Date: February 26, 2014
Location:
University of Ottawa, Simard Hall, Room 123, 60 University, Ottawa, Ontario
Speaker: Tayyibah Taylor (Azizah Magazine)

For more information, please click here.

Photos
Video (Interview with OMMI)
  

March 2014

Panel ♦ Perspectives on diversity and religion at a crossroads

Date: March 3, 2014
Location: University of Ottawa, Faculty of Social Sciences, FSS 5025, 120 University, Ottawa, Ontario


Panelist: Natasha Bakht (University of Ottawa)
Lecture title: In Your Face: Niqab-Wearing Women in Canada and Beyond


Panelist: André Laliberté (University of Ottawa)
Lecture title: Good heavens! Paradoxes of Chinese religiosities and identity

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Seminar ♦ March 2014 ♦ The Diversity and Equity Research Group (DERG)

Date: March 13, 2014
Location: University of Ottawa, Faculty of Social Sciences, FSS 4015, 120 University, Ottawa, Ontario
Speaker: Paul Eid (UQAM)
Lecture title: Les dessous neufs du Nous : la Charte des valeurs québécoises et les risques de dérives néoracistes

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Lecture ♦ Laboratoire de recherche empirique des groupes religieux, Session 4 ♦ Julia Martínez-Ariño

Date: March 19, 2014
Location: Université de Montréal, Faculté de théologie et de sciences des religions, Pavillon Marguerite-d’Youville, 2375 chemin de la Côte-Ste-Catherine, Montréal, Québec
Speaker: Julia Martínez-Ariño (Université de Montréal)
Lecture title: Gestion du religieux dans les prisons en Espagne : résultats d’une recherche comparative

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Lecture ♦ Critical Thinkers in Religion, Law and Social Theory ♦ Paula Montero

Date: March 20, 2014
Location: University of Ottawa, Simard Hall, Room 125, 60 University, Ottawa, Ontario
Speaker:
Paula Montero (São Paulo University)
Lecture title:
Secularism’s Dependency, Religion’s Necessity

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Video
 

April 2014

Lecture ♦ Building Bridges: Lunch and Learn ♦ Erin Wilson

Date: April 3, 2014
Location:
University of Ottawa, Simard Hall, Room 129, 60 University, Ottawa, Ontario
Speaker: Erin Wilson (University of Groningen)
Lecture title: "But that’s culture, not religion": the politics of Christianity as cultural heritage

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Slides


Conference ♦ Quebec’s New Religions: Alternative Spiritualties after Vatican II and the Quiet Revolution

Organisers: Susan J. Palmer (Dawson College and Concordia University) and Solange Lefebvre (University of Montréal)
Date: April 25, 2014
Location:
McGill University, The Chapel, second floor of the Birks Building, Faculty of Religious Studies, McGill University, 3520 University Street, Montréal, Québec

For more information, please click here.

Workshop report
 

May 2014

Workshop ♦ Religion and Diversity Project ♦ Graduate Student Workshop Series 2, Session 2

Date: May 8-9, 2014
Location: University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
Facilitator: Grace Davie (University of Exeter)

Workshop report
Photos

Congress ♦ 82 ACFAS Colloque 450 ♦ La religion dans la sphère publique

Date: May 13, 2014
Location:
Concordia University, Montréal, Québec
Organisers: Amélie Barras (Université de Montréal), Solange Lefebvre (Université de Montréal)  


Workshop ♦ The Study of Religion in Atlantic Canada Workshop: Moving Beyond the University – How Research on Religious Diversity by Atlantic Canadian Scholars Can Make a Difference

Date: May 20-21, 2014
Location: Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Keynote Speaker: Sam Reimer (Crandall University)

For more information, please click here.

Workshop report


September 2014

Lecture ♦ Laboratoire de recherche empirique sur les groupes religieux - Session 1 ♦ Julia Martínez-Ariño

Date: September 11, 2014, 11:30am-1pm
Location: Room 5031, Université de Montréal, Faculté de théologie et sciences des religions, Montréal, Québec
Speaker: Julia Martínez-Ariño (Université de Montréal)
Lecture title:
Enjeux méthodologiques au cours des recherches sur la gestion de la diversité religieuse dans les  écoles catholiques privées au Québec depuis la laïcisation scolaire.


Lecture ♦ Critical Thinkers in Religion, Law and Social Theory ♦ Dietrich Jung

Date: September 29, 2014, 4pm
Location: University of Ottawa, Simard Hall, Room 129, 60 University, Ottawa, Ontario
Speaker: Dietrich Jung (University of Southern Denmark)
Lecture title: Constructing Islamic Modernities: Identity, Social Order and Religious Traditions

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Photos
Video


October 2014

Lecture ♦ Laboratoire de recherche empirique sur les groupes religieux - Session 2 ♦ Guillaume Boucher

Date: October 6, 2014, 11:30am-1pm
Location:Room 5031, Université de Montréal, Faculté de théologie et sciences des religions, Montréal, Québec
Speaker: Guillaume Boucher (Université de Montréal)
Lecture title: À la recherche de la diversité religieuse régionale : quelques défis liés à l'approche ethnographique

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Lecture ♦ Critical Thinkers in Religion, Law and Social Theory ♦ Elisabeth Arweck

Date: October 16, 2014, 4pm
Location: University of Ottawa, Simard Hall, Room 129, 60 University, Ottawa, Ontario
Speaker: Elisabeth Arweck (University of Warwick)
Lecture title: Religious Diversity in the UK: How the Attitudes and Views of 13–16-Year-Old Students Interact with their Own (Non-)Religious Identities

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Photos
Video

Workshop ♦ Youth, Religion, and Identity: A Canadian and International Workshop

Date: October 16-18, 2014
Location: University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
Organisers: Peter Beyer (University of Ottawa), Paul Gareau (University of Ottawa), Spencer Bullivant (University of Ottawa)

For more information, please click here.

Workshop report
 

November 2014

Lecture ♦ Chair in Religion, Culture and Society ♦ Claudia L. Bushman

Date: November 3, 2014
Location: Room 5031, Marguerite-d’Youville Hall, Université de Montréal, 2375 chemin de la Côte Sainte-Catherine, Montréal, Québec
Speaker: Claudia L. Bushman
Lecture title:
Mormon Feminism : Historical and Contemporary Issues
Organiser:
Chair in Religion, Culture and Society

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Lecture ♦ Laboratoire de recherche empirique sur les groupes religieux - Session 3 ♦ Stéphanie Gravel

Date: November 6, 2014, 11:30am-1pm
Location:Room 5031, Université de Montréal, Faculté de théologie et sciences des religions, Montréal, Québec
Speaker: Stéphanie Gravel (Université de Montréal)
Lecture title: Méthodologies en sciences de l’éducation : étude de cas 'typiques' d’enseignants du programme Éthique et culture religieuse sur l’impartialité

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Conference ♦ Religion and the Exercise of Public Authority

Date: November 14-15, 2014
Location: Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, Ontario
Organisers: Benjamin Berger (Osgoode Hall Law School) and Richard Moon (University of Windsor)

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Workshop report

Workshop ♦ Norms of Religious Minority Participation: Fields of Practice

Date: November 28-29, 2014
Location: University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia
Organisers: Avigail Eisenberg (University of Victoria), Paul Bramadat (University of Victoria), Pamela Klassen (University of Toronto) and Patti Lenard (University of Ottawa)

For more information, please click here.

Workshop report

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