Events for Oct. 18, 2012

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

Thu, October 18, 2012

Beth Hurd

University of Ottawa, Simard 125
4:00 - 6:30pm 
Lecture is co-sponsored by the Centre for International Policy Studies at the University of Ottawa  

Title: Believing in religious freedom

Abstract: International religious freedom is often positioned as the antidote to a series of unappealing options for managing communal life across lines of social and religious difference. Energizing projects around the world, religious freedom stands in for the good and the right in many complex and often violent situations. It is difficult to critique and seems to stand above politics. This paper will critically examine the forms of authority authorized by ...

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