Pluralism Project Event

2012 Nov 02

Diana Eck Gives Remarks at Faitheist Book Launch

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45 Francis Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
  Over 100 people gathered in Andover Chapel on Friday, November 2nd to celebrate the launch of Chris Stedman’s book Faithest: How an Atheist Found Common Ground with the Religious. Diana Eck gave introductory remarks and Stedman, the assistant chaplain for the Harvard Humanist Community, read an excerpt from the book. The evening was organized by Harvard Divinity School Humanists, a student group on campus. Paul Escobar, one of the event organizers, is a 2012-2013 Pluralism Project research associate.
2012 Feb 07

Pluralism Project and the Center for the Study of World Religions Co-Host "Contours of Common Ground"

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45 Francis Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
On February 7th, the Pluralism Project and the Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard Divinity School hosted a panel event entitled “The Contours of Common Ground.” The event gave panelists an opportunity to reflect on different conceptions of “common ground” and its role in fostering interfaith engagement. The Pluralism Project would like to extend our thanks to Lucia Hulsether, field education intern at the CSWR, and the Project’s own April Winebrenner-Palo for organizing this event. Video of the event is available on the Harvard Divinity School ... Read more about Pluralism Project and the Center for the Study of World Religions Co-Host "Contours of Common Ground"
2011 Sep 11

Pluralism Project Hosts Table at "Massachusetts Remembers September 11"

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Charles River Esplanade, Boston, MA, USA
On September 11, 2011 the Pluralism Project, along with over forty other non-profit organizations, commemorated the tenth anniversary of September 11 by participating in the Massachusetts Remembers September 11 event at the DCR Hatch Shell on the Charles River Esplanade. The Pluralism Project hosted a table at the service learning pavilion where representatives from local interfaith, Muslim, Sikh, Catholic, Protestant, and Jewish service organizations educated event-goers on their core values and efforts. The afternoon culminated in a concert and... Read more about Pluralism Project Hosts Table at "Massachusetts Remembers September 11"
2011 Sep 06

Pluralism Project Hosts "Multi-Faith Spaces as Symptoms and Agents of Change"

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Cambridge, MA, USA
On September 6, 2011 the Pluralism Project hosted a panel at Harvard University featuring Dr. Ralf Brand and his research team from the University of Manchester’s Architecture Research Centre’s project entitled, “Multi-Faith Spaces: Symptoms and Agents of Religious and Social Change.” The panel took place as part of a series of events and visits to multi-faith spaces in Greater Boston and New York City. Dr. Brand and his colleagues Dr. Chris Hewson and Dr. Andrew Crompton presented their most up-to-date findings on multi-faith spaces in the US, Europe, and elsewhere internationally. Since... Read more about Pluralism Project Hosts "Multi-Faith Spaces as Symptoms and Agents of Change"
2011 Oct 25

Mississippi University for Women Screens Fremont, USA

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Columbus, MS, USA
On October 25, 2011, as part of its fall programming for its 2011-2012 International Series on world religions and interfaith dialogue, the Mississippi University for Women will screen our documentary film, Fremont, USA. For more information about this and other events in the series, click here. The series is made possible through financial assistance from the National Endowment for the Humanities through the Mississippi Humanities Council.
2011 Oct 02

Pluralism Project Co-Sponsors “Muslim Women’s Religious Literacy” Panel at Harvard Divinity School

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Cambridge, MA, USA
On October 2, 2011 the Pluralism Project co-sponsored “Muslim Women’s Religious Literacy: The Legacy of Nana Asma’u in the Twenty-First Century and Beyond," a panel discussion at Harvard Divinity School in honor of his Eminence the Sultan of Sokoto’s visit to campus. The Sultan is the religious leader of one of the largest Muslim communities in Africa. Nana Asma’u, a great aunt of the Sultan, was one of the most important Muslim women scholars and educators in nineteenth-... Read more about Pluralism Project Co-Sponsors “Muslim Women’s Religious Literacy” Panel at Harvard Divinity School
2011 Apr 01

Workshop with MIT Addir Fellows

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The Walker Center

MIT Addir Fellows

In April 2011 Assistant Director Kathryn Lohre offered a case study workshop to the MIT Addir Fellows during their spring retreat. The MIT Addir Fellows are graduate and undergraduate students who commit to weekly dialogue in small groups, monthly speakers’ presentations, and two mini-retreats over the course of the academic year. The program’s mission is “to equip individuals of different faiths with the skills to engage with and understand those from...

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2011 May 02

Pluralism Project Hosts Interfaith Coalition for Peace in New Delhi

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2 Arrow St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
On May 2, 2011 the Pluralism Project hosted a visit from Dr. Syed Zafar Mahmood, president of the Interfaith Coalition for Peace (ICP) based in New Delhi, India. ICP is “a secular non profit organization enabling people to achieve the full realization of their rights as human beings” which is “simultaneously involved in non-formal interfaith, academic courses and advocacy of community care.” For more information, see: http://www.icpindia.org/index.htm
2011 Apr 01

Research Director Participates in Advisory Meeting for “Multi-Faith Spaces” Project at the University of Manchester

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Manchester, UK
In Apri 2011 Research Director Elinor Pierce participated in the advisory council meeting of “Multi-Faith Spaces: Symptoms and Agents of Religious and Social Change” at the University of Manchester. As noted on the project website, “This project investigates Multi-Faith Spaces (MFS) not only as symptoms of socio-religious change, but also in terms of their ‘agentic role’ as spaces with the potential to influence and modify relations between religious and secular worlds/worldviews. …Do MFS encourage pluralism or merely... Read more about Research Director Participates in Advisory Meeting for “Multi-Faith Spaces” Project at the University of Manchester
2011 Jun 16

Fremont, USA Screening and Panel Hosted by Tri-City Interfaith Council

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4360 Central Ave, Fremont, CA 94536, USA
On June 16, 2011 the Tri-City Interfaith Council of Fremont, Newark, and Union City California sponsored a screening of our documentary, Fremont, USA. The film explores how the city of Fremont, California – the most religiously diverse city of its size in the US – responded in an extraordinary way to the tragic murder of Alia Ansari, a Muslim woman, in 2006. The screening and interfaith panel discussion was hosted at Centerville Presbyterian Church at 360... Read more about Fremont, USA Screening and Panel Hosted by Tri-City Interfaith Council
2010 Nov 01

Pluralism Project Case Study Taught at Mosques in America Event at Fordham Law School

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New York, NY, USA
In response to mosque controversies across the US, and in New York City in particular, the Institute on Religion, Law, & Lawyer’s Work at Fordham University School of Law sponsored an event titled, “Mosques in America: an Exercise in Dialogue” in November 2011. Rabbi Justus Baird, director of the Center for Multifaith Education from the Auburn Theological Seminary, a longtime collaborator on our Case Study Initiative, co-led a case discussion of, “A Mosque... Read more about Pluralism Project Case Study Taught at Mosques in America Event at Fordham Law School

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