Events for September 2012

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

Mon, September 03, 2012

From 3:30pm to 5:30pm.

This event is taking place at the University of Nottingham and features Religion and Diversity Project team members Pamela Dickey Young and Heather Shipley. For additional information regarding this event, please click here.

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David Ownby - Critical Thinkers in Religion, Law and Social Theory

Thu, September 13, 2012

David Ownby

University of Ottawa, Simard 125
4:00 - 6:30pm

Title: Religion, Politics and Scholarship in Contemporary China:  Reflections on Researching the Falun Gong

Abstract: In this talk, I will present an informal overview of my research methods and findings based on several years of fieldwork and study of the Falun Gong.  I will further reflect on the challenges of researching a politically charged topic, discussing my interaction with Falun Gong practitioners, Chinese scholars, and Canadian and American journalists and politicians.


David Ownby received his M.A. (Regional Studies—East Asia) and Ph.D. (History and East Asian Languages) from ...

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

Thu, September 27, 2012

September 27-28, 2012

University of Toronto, Toronto

The Religion in the Public Sphere at the University of Toronto, in conjunction with the Religion & Diversity Project, is holding a forum and community research workshop entitled "Care of Souls and the Soul of Care: Religious Diversity and Publicly Funded Health Care". The forum and workshop will bring together scholars, policy makers, and health care professionals in a two-day conversation about the importance of religion and religious diversity for the health care system in Canada, in particular, with comparative attention to other nation-states, such as the U.S. and the U.K.

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