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2016 Events



Below is a list of events that will be hosted by the Religion and Diversity Project in 2016. 
 

January 2016
28 Lecture ♦ Critical Thinkers ♦ Mary Jo Neitz
February 2016
2-3Workshop ♦ Religion and Diversity Project Graduate Student Workshop, Series 3, Session 1
11Lecture ♦ Building Bridges: Lunch and Learn ♦ Guy Consolmagno
March 2016
21
Lecture ♦ Conférence aux Belles Soirées ♦ Massimo Introvigne 
17-18Workshop ♦ New Religious Movements and Media
April 2016
27Lecture ♦ Conférence aux Belles Soirées ♦ James A. Beckford
May 2016
3-4Workshop ♦ Religion and Diversity Project Graduate Student Workshop, Series 3, Session 2
5-6Meeting ♦ Religion and Diversity Project 2016 Annual Team Meeting
September 2016
13-14Workshop ♦ When Prayers Are Not Enough: Religion, Gender and Family Violence
29Lecture ♦ Critical Thinkers ♦ Robert Orsi
October 2016
7-12Workshop ♦ "Krakauer: Film critique"

11Workshop ♦ « Regarder en sociologues » : documentaires sur la religion vécue
13Lecture ♦ Critical Thinkers ♦ Shekhar Hattangadi

November 2016
2-3

Workshop ♦ Religion and Diversity Project Graduate Student Workshop, Series 3, Session 3


January 2016

Lecture ♦ Critical Thinkers in Law, Religion and Social Theory ♦ Mary Jo Neitz

Speaker: Mary Jo Neitz (University of Missouri-Columbia)
Date: January 28, 2016, 4-5:30pm 
Location: University of Ottawa, Simard Hall, Room 129, 60 University, Ottawa, Ontario
Lecture title: Religion and Emotion: Advancing a New Framework for Understanding Religious Cultures

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February 2016

Workshop ♦ Religion and Diversity Project Graduate Student Workshop, Series 3, Session 1

Date: February 2-3, 2016 
Location: University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
Facilitator: Mary Jo Neitz (University of Missouri-Columbia)
Thematic Component: Intellectual directions and research design 

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Lecture ♦ Building Bridges: Lunch and Learn ♦ Guy Consolmagno

Speaker: Guy Consolmagno (Vatican Observatory)
Date: February 11, 2016, 12-2pm 
Location: University of Ottawa, Arts Building, 70 Laurier Avenue East, Room 509, Ottawa, Ontario
Lecture title: God's Mechanics: The Religious Life of Techies

Please confirm your attendance (info@religionandiversity.ca) before February 1, 2016, a lunch will be served. 

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March 2016

Workshop ♦ New Religious Movements and Media


Date: March 17-18, 2016 
Location: University of Montréal, Montréal, Québec
Organiser: Chair for the Management of Cultural and Religious Diversity and the Religion and Diversity Project
Lecturers: Massimo Introvigne, Christopher Helland, Susan Palmer, Donald Westbrook and Fabrizio Vecoli 

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Lecture ♦ Conférence aux Belles Soirées ♦ Massimo Introvigne 

Speaker: Massimo Introvigne (Salesian Pontifical University)
Date: March 21, 2016, 1:30-3:30pm 
Location: University of Montréal, Laval Campus, Laval, Québec
Lecture title: Le Grand Spirituel. L’influence des nouveaux mouvements religieux et de l’ésotérisme sur l’art moderne
Organisers: the Chair for the Management of Cultural and Religious Diversity in collaboration with the Religion and Diversity Project

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April 2016

Lecture ♦ Conférence aux Belles Soirées ♦ James A. Beckford


Speaker: James A. Beckford (University of Warwick)
Date: April 27, 2016, 7:30-9:30pm 
Location: Pavillon 3200, rue Jean-Brillant, University of Montréal, Montréal, Québec
Lecture title: Le religieux et le social : contradiction ou tautologie?
Organisers: the Chair for the Management of Cultural and Religious Diversity in collaboration with the Religion and Diversity Project 

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May 2016

Workshop ♦ Religion and Diversity Project Graduate Student Workshop, Series 3, Session 2

Date: May 3-4, 2016 
Location: Montréal, Québec
Facilitator: Teemu Taira (University of Turku)
Thematic ComponentKnowledge transfer (teaching and community)

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Meeting ♦ Religion and Diversity Project 2016 Annual Team Meeting 

Date: May 5-6, 2016
Location: Hôtel de l'Institut à Montréal, Québec

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September 2016

Workshop ♦ When Prayers Are Not Enough: Religion, Gender and Family Violence

Date: September 13-14, 2016 
Location: Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick
Organisers: Nancy Nason-Clark (University of New Brunswick) and Cathy Holtmann (Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research)

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Lecture ♦ Critical Thinkers in Law, Religion and Social Theory ♦ Robert Orsi

Speaker: Robert Orsi (Northwestern University)
Date: September 29, 2016,5-6:30pm (reception from 6:30-7:30pm)
Location: Simard Hall, Room 125
Lecture title: What is Catholic About the Clergy Sexual Abuse Crisis?

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October 2016

Workshop ♦ "Kracauer: Film critique"

Organizers: Barbara Thériault (Montréal) and Thomas Schmidt-­‐Lux (Leipzig)
Date: October 7-12, 2016
Location: Montréal, Québec

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Workshop ♦ « Regarder en sociologues » : documentaires sur la religion vécue

Speakers: Monica Grigore, Sophie Coulombe, Alexandre Legault, Maria Tagliente, Barbara Thériault, Yanick Noiseux, Élise Dumont-Lagacé and Julien Beaumien
Date : 11 octobre, 2016
Location : l'Université de Montréal

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Lecture ♦ Critical Thinkers in Law, Religion and Social Theory ♦ Shekhar Hattangadi


Speaker: Shekhar Hattangadi
Date: October 13, 2016, 4-5:30pm (reception from 5:30-6:30pm)
Location: Simard Hall, Room 129
Lecture title: India’s “Religious Suicides” and the Legal-Secular Question

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November 2016

Workshop ♦ Religion and Diversity Project Graduate Student Workshop, Series 3, Session 3

Facilitator: Sarah-Jane Page (Aston University, UK)
Date: November 2-3, 2016
Location: University of Ottawa
Theme: Results dissemination (conference and publication)

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