Events for Oct. 13, 2016

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Thu, October 13, 2016

Critical Thinkers in Religion, Law and Social Theory
Lectures critiques sur la religion, le droit et la théorie en sciences sociales 

Speaker | conférencier: Shekhar Hattangadi
Location and time | lieu et heure: University of Ottawa, Simard Hall, room 129, 4-5:30pm
Lecture title | titre de la conférence: India’s “Religious Suicides” and the Legal-Secular Question

Abstract | Résumé

What happens when a traditional religious practice conflicts with modern secular law? This talk addresses this central question as it looks at the tensions that arise when a religious tradition endorses the self-extinguishment of human life in a legal system that treats suicide as ...

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