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Subject: In Columbia University - Next Week: Director of Al Jazeera; Islam in Indonesia; Religion and Marxism in Cuba

 Islam in Indonesia: Changing relations between the state and organized religion

Tuesday, March 23, 4-6pm

International Affairs Building, Room 801

420 West 118th Street

A discussion with MICHAEL BUEHLER, Postdoctoral Fellow in Modern Southeast Asian Studies 2008-10 at the Weatherhead East Asian Institute. Moderated by Alfred Stepan, Wallace S. Sayre Professor of Government.

Religion, Ethnicity and Politics Lecture Series co-sponsored by Center for the Study of Democracy, Toleration and Religion (CDTR) and Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP).

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Media Revolution in the Middle East

Wednesday, March 24, 12:30-2pm

International Affairs Building, Room 1512

420 West 118th St.

A discussion with Al Jazeera Director General, Wadah Khanfar, who transformed the single channel into a media network with multiple properties including Al Jazeera English. Ranked as one of the most “Powerful People in the World” by Forbes Magazine, Khanfar began his career as a news correspondent in South Africa and later reported on the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. One of his first mandates as managing director was to launch the Al Jazeera Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct in July 2004 at the First Al Jazeera International Forum.

Co-sponsored with the Middle East Institute and Columbia's School of Journalism.

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Religions of Doubt: Critique of Religion and Modernity in the Frankfurt School and in Iran - Adorno, Benjamin, Shariati and al-e Ahmad

Wednesday, March 24, 12-2pm

International Affairs Building, Room 801

420 West 118th Street

A discussion with Ajay Chaudhary, current PhD in Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University. Moderated by Sudipta Kaviraj, Professor of Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures.

PhD Thesis Series on Religion and Politics co-sponsored with Center for the Study of Democracy, Toleration and Religion (CDTR).

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The Green Pastures: Religion on Film

Wednesday, March 24, 8pm

323 Milbank Hall

Broadway and W. 120th Street

A screening of The Green Pastures (1936) and discussion with Josef Sorett, Professor of Religion.

A film series co-sponsored with the Religion Departments of Columbia University and Barnard College.

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Salvation through Christ or Marx: Religion in Revolutionary Cuba
1959-2009

Thursday, March 25, 4:00 - 5:30 pm

802 International Affairs Building

420 West 118th Street

A discussion with Professor Margaret Crahan, Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of Democracy, Toleration, and Religion and Senior Research Scholar at the Institute for Latin American Studies at the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University. She has written over one hundred articles and books on the Americas, religion, civil society, and human rights and she has been to Cuba over 40 times since 1973.

Co-sponsored with Center for the Study of Democracy, Toleration and Religion (CDTR).

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Parliaments of Caliphs: Reconstructing Islamic Law in Alama Iqbal’s League of Muslim Nations

Wednesday, March 31, 12-2pm

International Affairs Building, Room 801

420 West 118th Street

A discussion with Haroon Moghul, current PhD in Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University. Moderated by Sudipta Kaviraj, Professor of Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures and Bachir Souleymane Diagne, Professor of French and Romance Philology

PhD Thesis Series on Religion and Politics co-sponsored with Center for the Study of Democracy, Toleration and Religion (CDTR).

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Neo-liberalism, Secularism, and the Future of the Left

Thursday, April 1, 9:30 – 5 pm

Heyman Center for the Humanities

The most prominent politicians and intellectuals of the left in India will gather to discuss the role of the left in the future of a globalized India.

Speakers include Prabhat Patnaik, (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, and Planning Board of the Indian state of Kerala), Sitaram Yechury (author of Saffron Brigade and columnist with Hindustan Times), C.P. Chandrasekhar (Jawaharlal Nehru University and co-author of Crisis as Conquest: Learning from East Asia), Jayati Ghosh (Jawaharlal Nehru University), Javeed Alam (author of Domination and Dissent, Who wants Democracy?), Sanjay Reddy (Barnard College and SIPA), Arjun Jayadev (University of Massachusetts), Anush Kapadia (Columbia University), and Akeel Bilgrami (Heyman Center for the Humanities, Columbia University).

Co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Democracy, Toleration and Religion (CDTR), the Heyman Center for the Humanities, and the Committee on Global Thought.

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Secularism and State Policies toward Religion: The United States, France, and Turkey

Thursday, April 1, 6-8 pm

International Affairs Building, Room 801

420 West 118th Street

A discussion with AHMET KURU, Assistant Professor of Political Science at San Diego State University and author of Secularism and State Policies toward Religion: The United States, France, and Turkey.

Religion, Ethnicity and Politics Lecture Series co-sponsored by Center for the Study of Democracy, Toleration and Religion (CDTR) and Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP).

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The Challenges of Integration: Muslim Immigrants and Their Children in the United States and France

Friday, April 2, 2010, 8:30 am - 7:30 pm

1501 International Affairs Building

420 West 118th Street

A conference on the challenges faced by Muslim immigrants and their children in the process of integration in France and the United States.

Organized by Ousmane Kane (SIPA, Columbia) and Khadija Mohsen Finan (Science Po, Paris) with Souleymane Bachir Diagne, Malika Zeghal, Rosemary Hicks, Mohamed Nimeir, Solenne Jouaneau, Ahmet Kuru, Louise Cainkar, Valerie Amiraux, Simona Tersigni, Ousmane Kane, Aminah Mohammed Arif, Hisham Aidi, Robert Lieberman, Mucahit Bilici, Mahamet Timera and Samim Akgonul.

Co-sponsored with Columbia University Seminar for the Study of Contemporary Africa; School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA); Center for the Study of Democracy, Toleration, & Religion (CDTR); Department of Religion at Barnard College; Institute for Religion, Culture, & Public Life (IRCPL); Middle East Institute; Institute of African Studies; Maison Française; The European Institute; Department of French & Romance Philology; Migration Working Group.

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Amjad Ali Khan: Music of South Asia

April 2, 2010

Columbia University

A lecture and concert with Grammy-nominated Amjad Ali Khan, a maestro without peer in Indian classical music. Accompanied by his two sons, Amaan Ali Khan and Ayaan Ali Khan, he will play some of his most popular songs with the sarod, a soulful string instrument.

Tickets for Lecture in Lerner Hall, 6-7PM

http://cuarts.com/calendar/view/type/4/event_id/5288

Tickets for Concert in Miller Theatre, 8-10PM

http://www.millertheatre.com

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Divining the Message, Mediating the Divine

Thursday-Saturday, April 1-3, 9am-5pm

Buell Hall, Columbia University

515 West 116th Street

A graduate conference on how new media technologies have transformed the way people imagine and communicate with the divine.

Keynote speakers include BERNARD STIEGLER, Director of the Department of Cultural Development at Centre Georges-Pompidou, MARK C. TAYLOR, Chair of Religion at Columbia University, BRIAN LARKIN, Professor of Anthropology at Columbia University, and SAMUEL WEBER, Professor of German at Northwestern University.

Co-sponsored with Religion Graduate Students Association at Columbia University.

 

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