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Judging Faith Workshop: An International Dialogue on the Jurisprudence on Religion in Courts

Friday, September 20, 2013 (All day) to Saturday, September 21, 2013 (All day)

Presented by UC Berkeley's Institutions and Governance Program

How do American and European courts confront the problem of reconciling secular democratic principles with increasingly assertive faith identities? The aim of the workshop is to bring together a small group of distinguished judges, scholars and advocates to discuss the tensions between faith-based practices and secular ideals.

Geometry and Islamic Art: Explorations of Number, Shape, and the Nature of Space

Friday, July 12, 2013 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Islamic Workshop Art, "Geometry and Islamic Art: Explorations of Number, Shape, and the Nature of Space", a presentation by the Center for Islamic Studies (GTU) visiting scholar, Carol Bier.

Recuperations of Andalusi Music

Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Recuperations of Andalusi Music presentation by Charles Hirschkind - Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology Director, Program in Religious Studies, University of California, Berkeley hosted by the Center for the Arts, Religion and Education (CARE)

Panel Discussion: A Common Thread: Spiritual Narrative and the Textile Medium

Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Visting scholar, Carol Bier, to present at Panel Discussion: A Common Thread: Spiritual Narrative and the Textile Medium hosted by the Center for the Arts, Religion and Education (CARE).

Antar & Abla: An Ancient Bedouin Love Poem in a Time of War

Friday, July 19, 2013 - 8:00am to Monday, September 30, 2013 - 5:00pm

On display in the library are paintings depicting the story of Antar & Abla based on a pre-6th Century Epic Bedouin Poem.

Who is Your God Today? New Religious Movements Research Collections on Display, July-September 2013

Monday, July 22, 2013 - 8:30am to Monday, September 30, 2013 - 5:00pm

Currently on display in the library are selections from our New Religious Movements Research Collections.  The GTU was one of the first institutions to formally study the evolving nature of new religious organizations,  from Hare Krishna to the Unification Church.. These materials are from our 10 main NRM archival collections.

Loving Our Earth - SKSM Symposium 2013

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 (All day) to Thursday, August 29, 2013 (All day)

An Urban Retreat on Environmental Justice

Join us for 2 days of study, dialogue, ritual celebrations, food, music, art and community-building celebrating the Spirit of Life. Our Annual Symposium connects all Starr King School's students, faculty, staff, trustees, graduates and communities as we cultivate multi-religious, counter-oppressive,  just and sustainable communities.

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International Islamophobia Conference - Paris, France

Friday, December 13, 2013 (All day) to Saturday, December 14, 2013 (All day)

International Islamophobia Conference : The Epistemic, Racial, Cultural and Structural Exclusionary Measures in France and Europe

Location: Paris, France - further details TBA

Co-sponsored by the UC Berkeley IRDP (Islamophobia Research and Documentation Project) and CADIS (Centre d'Analyse et d'Intervention Sociologiques), Paris

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