Tag Archives: violence

Nov. 19-21, US Workshop, Defying Extremism: Gendered Responses to Religious Violence Design

[ November 19, 2014 9:00 am to November 21, 2014 12:00 pm. ] The rise of violent religious extremism and its impact on women and communities worldwide is an urgent and deepening crisis. From Nov. 19-21, the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice will convene its 10th international working conference, “Defying Extremism: Gendered Responses to Religious Violence Design,” to examine the issue and gendered strategies to [...]

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Nov. 7-9, 110th Meeting of REA, on “Religion and Education in the (Un)Making of Violence,”USA.

[ November 7, 2014 1:00 pm to November 9, 2014 12:45 pm. ] The 110th meeting of the Religious Education Association (REA) will be held Nov. 7-9, in Chicago on the theme  “Religion and Education in the (Un)Making of Violence.” Responding to the various forms of violence, participants will inquire into the cultural and social-political mechanisms that create violence and explore ways in which to counter violence. More [...]

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Aug. 27-29, Workshop on ‘Religion and Human Rights: Compatibility, Conflict, and Resolution,’ UK

[ August 27, 2014 to August 29, 2014. ] Religions have been a primary source of guidance and normativity for their followers for centuries. They emerged to cater for the needs of the communities of different eras and locales by providing systems of norms and rules on how to live a moral and spiritual life. These religious normative systems were very successful in fulfilling [...]

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CFP Deadline: June 22, Workshop on ‘Religion and Human Rights,” UK

[ June 16, 2014 to June 20, 2014. ] Religions have been a primary source of guidance and normativity for their followers for centuries. They emerged to cater for the needs of the communities of different eras and locales by providing systems of norms and rules on how to live a moral and spiritual life. These religious normative systems were very successful in fulfilling [...]

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Conversation: Oct 22, Religion, Violence, and Coexistence, USA

[ October 22, 2012; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] The US Institute of Peace, Washington DC, will host, in partnership with the Office of International Religious Freedom at the U.S. Department of State, a conversation on “Religion, Violence, and Coexistence,” to mark International Religious Freedom Day.

The Internet release of a trailer for the anti-Islam film “The Innocence of Muslims” recently sparked protests around the [...]

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Conference, June 22-24: “Religion and Politics in the Globalization Era,” Romania

[ June 22, 2012 8:00 am to June 24, 2012 5:00 pm. ] An International Conference: “Religion and Politics in the Globalization Era,” will be held  June 22-24, 2012, Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj, Romania.
Conference organizers are the Centre for Political Analysis and Institute for Global Studies of Babes-Bolyai University.

Keynote speakers:
Prof. Dr. Grace Davie, Professor of Sociology, University of Exeter Prof. Dr. Bassam Tibi, Professor Emeritus for International Relations, [...]

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Teaching @ Tolerance – Bursting Stereotypes

  This website provides a lesson plan about tolerance modeled around the work and lessons of Martin Luther King, Jr. Five lesson plans are provided which each focus on a different message of tolerance. Each lesson plan covers a specific age group, ranging from grades Kindergarten through high school.
“Bursting Stereotypes” activity involves students bursting balloons [...]

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Teaching @ Tolerance – Those tear-me-apart, put-me-back-together, never-be-the-same-again blues

  This website provides a lesson plan about tolerance modeled around the work and lessons of Martin Luther King, Jr. Five lesson plans are provided which each focus on a different message of tolerance. Each lesson plan covers a specific age group, ranging from grades Kindergarten through high school.
“Those tear-me-apart, put-me-back-together, never-be-the-same-again blues” activity demonstrates [...]

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Teaching @ Tolerance – Teaching about tolerance through music

  This website provides a lesson plan about tolerance modeled around the work and lessons of Martin Luther King, Jr. Five lesson plans are provided which each focus on a different message of tolerance. Each lesson plan covers a specific age group, ranging from grades Kindergarten through high school.
“Teaching about tolerance through music” activity has [...]

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