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2012 Events



Below is a list of events hosted by the Religion and Diversity Project in 2012. 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.
 

January 2012
19-21 Colloquium ♦ Catholicisme, religion culturelle, institutions et diversité religieuse. Problématiques contemporaines et comparatives France/Québec
25 Conference ♦ Dishonour, Provocation and Culture: Through the Beholder’s Eye?
26 Lecture ♦ Building Bridges: Lunch and Learn ♦ Heather Eaton
February 2012
10 Lecture ♦ Critical Thinkers ♦ Ayelet Shachar
16 Lecture ♦ God(s): A User's Guide ♦ Multiculturalism in Canada
March 2012
1 Lecture ♦ God(s): A User's Guide ♦ Religion in Public Institutions
1 Lecture ♦ Building Bridges: Lunch and Learn ♦ William Hoverd
15 Lecture ♦ God(s): A User's Guide ♦ Gender and Sexuality in Modern Society
30 Lecture ♦ Building Bridges: Lunch and Learn ♦ Mia Lövheim
April 2012
5 Lecture ♦ God(s): A User's Guide ♦ Religion and Immigration
5 Lecture ♦ Building Bridges Lunch and Learn ♦ Phillip Connor
May 2012
1 Lecture ♦ St James Literary Society ♦ Donald Boisvert
15-16 Graduate Student Workshop ♦ Religion and Diversity Project ♦ Series 1, Session 2
17 Workshop ♦ Media and Religion
23-24 Workshop ♦ The Study of Religion in Atlantic Canada: Diverse Disciplines, Theories, Methods and Contexts
September 2012
3 Lecture ♦ Religion, Youth and Sexuality: Stories from the United Kingdom
and Canada

13 Lecture ♦ Critical Thinkers ♦ David Ownby
27- 28 Workshop ♦ Care of Souls and the Soul of Care: Religious Diversity and Publicly
Funded Health Care
October 2012
18  Lecture ♦ Critical Thinkers ♦ Elizabeth Shakman Hurd
22-23  Graduate Student Workshop ♦ Religion and Diversity Project ♦ Series 1, Session 3
November 2012
22 Lecture ♦ Critical Thinkers ♦ William A. Stahl
22-24 Workshop ♦ Atheist Identities: Spaces and Social Contexts



January 2012

Workshop ♦ Catholicisme, religion culturelle, institutions et diversité religieuse. Problématiques contemporaines et comparatives France/Québec

Date: January 19-21, 2012
Location: Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec
Coorganisers:
Solange Lefebvre (Université de Montréal), Martin Meunier (University of Ottawa) et Céline Béraud (Université de Caen)

For more information, please click here.

 


Conference ♦ Dishonour, Provocation and Culture: Through the Beholder’s Eye?

Date: January 25, 2012
Location: University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
Speakers:
Pascale Fournier (University of Ottawa), Pascal McDougall (University of Ottawa) and Anna Dekker (Department of Justice Canada)
Commentator: L’Honorable Patrick Healy, Cour du Québec (Chambre criminelle), district of Montreal
  


Lecture ♦ Building Bridges: Lunch and Learn ♦ Heather Eaton

Date: January 26, 2012
Location: University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
Speaker: Heather Eaton (Saint Paul University)
Lecture title: Religion and Ecology: Players, Problems, Possibilities

 


February 2012  

Lecture ♦ Critical Thinkers in Religion, Law and Social Theory ♦ Ayelet Shachar

Date: February 10, 2012
Location: University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
Speaker:
Ayelet Shachar (University of Toronto)
Lecture title: Family Matters: Is There Room for "Culture" in the Courtroom?

Photos



Lecture ♦ God(s): A User's Guide: Explore and Discuss Session ♦ Multiculturalism in Canada: Secularism and Reasonable Accommodation

Date: February 16, 2012
Location: Canadian Museum of Civilization Theatre, Gatineau, Québec

Panellists:

Charles Taylor (McGill University)
Solange Lefebvre
(Université de Montréal)
Natasha Bakht
(University of Ottawa)
Lori G. Beaman (University of Ottawa)

Photos
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March 2012

Lecture ♦ God(s): A User's Guide: Explore and Discuss Session ♦ Religion in Public Institutions


Date: March 1, 2012
Location: Canadian Museum of Civilization Theatre, Gatineau, Québec

Panellists:

James Beckford
(University of Warwick)
Pascale Fournier
(University of Ottawa)
Sheryl Reimer-Kirkham (Trinity Western University)
Remi Warner (Ontario Human Rights Commission)


Photos
Video

Lecture ♦ Building Bridges: Lunch and Learn ♦ William Hoverd

Date: March 1, 2012
Location: University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
Speaker:
William Hoverd (University of Ottawa)
Title: Religious Diversity and Biculturalism in New Zealand
  


Lecture ♦ God(s): A User's Guide: Explore and Discuss Session ♦ Religion, Gender and Sexuality in Modern Society


Date: March 15, 2012
Location: Canadian Museum of Civilization Theatre, Gatineau, Québec

Panellists:

Donald Boisvert
(Concordia University),
Pamela Dickey Young (Queen's University)
Nancy Nason-Clark
(University of New Brunswick)
Heather Shipley (University of Ottawa)


Photos
Video

Lecture ♦ Building Bridges: Lunch and Learn ♦ Mia Lövheim

Date: March 30, 2012
Location: University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
Speaker:
Mia Lövheim (Uppsala University) and Prema Kurien (Maxwell School)
Lecture title:
Building International Bridges

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April 2012

Lecture ♦ God(s): A User's Guide: Explore and Discuss Session ♦ Religion and Immigration

Date: April 5, 2012
Location: Canadian Museum of Civilization Theatre, Gatineau, Québec

Panellists:

Peter Beyer
(University of Ottawa)
Paul Bramadat
(University of Victoria)
Patrice Brodeur
(Université de Montréal)
Glen Choi (University of Ottawa)

Photos
Video

Lecture ♦ Building Bridges: Lunch and Learn ♦ Phillip Connor

Date: April 5, 2012 
Location: University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
Speaker:
Phillip Connor (Pew Research Center)
Lecture title: Bridge and Barrier: Religion and Immigrant Integration in Transatlantic Comparison



May 2012  

Lecture ♦ St James Literary Society ♦ Donald Boisvert

Date: May 1, 2012
Location: McGill University, Faculty Club, 3450 McTavish Street, Montréal, Québec
Speaker: Donald Boisvert 
(Concordia University)
Lecture title: Has Roman Catholicism in Quebec become merely a cultural artifact?
  


Graduate Student Workshop ♦ Religion and Diversity Project ♦ Series 1, Session 2

Date: May 15-16, 2012
Location: Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec
Facilitator
: Kim Knott (Lancaster University)

Photos
Workshop report


Workshop - Media and Religion

Date: May 17, 2012
Location: Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec
Coorganisers: Solange Lefebvre
(Université de Montréal) and Kim Knott (Lancaster University)
  


Workshop ♦ The Study of Religion in Atlantic Canada: Diverse Disciplines, Theories, Methods and Contexts

Date: May 23-24, 2012
Location: Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Coorganisers:
Nancy Nason-Clark  (University of New Brunswick), Paul Bowlby (Saint Mary's University), Rubina Ramji (Cape Breton University), Sam Reimer (Crandall University), Cathy Holtmann (New Brunswick University)

Workshop report



September 2012

Lecture ♦ Religion, Youth and Sexuality: Stories from the United Kingdom and Canada

Date: September 3, 2012
Location: University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Participants (team members): Pamela Dickey Young
(Queen's University) and Heather Shipley (University of Ottawa)
   


Lecture ♦ Critical Thinkers in Religion, Law and Social Theory ♦ David Ownby

Date: September 13, 2012
Location: University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
Speaker:
David Ownby (Université de Montréal)
Lecture title: Religion, Politics and Scholarship in Contemporary China:  Reflections on Researching the Falun Gong

Photos
Videos

Workshop ♦ Care of Souls and the Soul of Care: Religious Diversity and Publicly Funded Health Care

Date: September 27-28, 2012
Location: University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
Organiser: Religion in the Public Sphere Initiative

Forum report

Workshop report

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October 2012

Lecture ♦ Critical Thinkers in Religion, Law and Social Theory ♦ Elizabeth Shakman Hurd

Date: October 18, 2012
Location: University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
Speaker:
Elizabeth Shakman Hurd (Northwestern University)
Lecture title: Believing in Religious Freedom

Photos
Video

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

Date: October 22-23, 2012
Location: Donald Gordon Conference Centre, Kingston
Facilitators:
Pamela Dickey Young (Queen's University) and Nancy Nason-Clark (University of New Brunswick)

Photos
 

November 2012

Lecture ♦ Critical Thinkers in Religion, Law and Social Theory ♦ William A. Stahl

Date: November 22, 2012
Location: University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
Speaker:
William A. Stahl (Emeritus, University of Regina)
Lecture title: The Church on the Margins: Religion and Atheism in a Secular Age

Photos
Video

Workshop - Atheist Identities: Spaces and Social Contexts

Date: November 22-24, 2012
Location: University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
Organisers: Lori G. Beaman (University of Ottawa) and Steven Tomlins (University of Ottawa)

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Workshop report

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