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The lectures and symposium were supported by the Luce Foundation from 2007 - 09 and are accessible as podcasts made by UW TV. To connect to the podcasts and  see the full range of UW TV presentations please click here and type "religion" in the "Search" box in the upper right-hand corner.

May 2009 Luce Symposium Schedule

James Wellman, University of Washington: "Introduction"

Shane Barter, University of British Columbia: “Ulama, The State & War: Islam-State Relations in the Aceh Conflict”

Karen Bhangoo, George Mason University: “Networking Through Religion: The Case of Malerkotla”

Gladys Ganiel, Trinity College, Ireland: “Religion and Human Security in Zimbabwe”

Emily Morrison Griffin, University of Washington: "In Violence and In Peace: The Role of Religion in the Existential Security of Northern Ireland"

Bernadette Nadya Jaworsky, Yale University, and Sara Curran, University of Washington: “Immigration, Religion and Human Security in the United States”

Lucian Leustean, Aston University, UK: “Eastern Christianity and Security in Post-War Europe”

Charles McDaniel, Baylor University: "Reinventing the Brotherhood: Unintended Consequences of Egyptian Government Policy-Making and the Transformation of al-Ikhwan al-Muslimun

Daniel Alfred Métraux, Mary Baldwin College: "The Soka Gakkai and Human Security"

Rowena Robinson, Indian Institute Bombay: “Indian Muslim Leadership: Possibilities and Predicaments”

Sayres Rudy, Independent Scholar: “Washed By a Deluge: The Religious Struggle for Human Security in Algeria and Poland"

Murat Somer, Koc University, Istanbul: “The Janus-Faced Relation of Religious Actors and Human Security: Islamic and Secular Values in Turkey

James Tiburcio, Ùniversity of Brasilia: “Human Security in Angola: The Role of Religious Non State Actors”

C. Christine Fair, United States Institute of Peace: "Pakistani Attitudes Towards Militancy and State Responses to Counter Militancy"


May 2008 Luce Symposium Participants

Karen Bhangoo, George Mason University
Shane Barter, University of British Columbia
Sara Curran, University of Washington
Richard Fox, University of Chicago
Gladys Ganiel, Trinity College, Dublin
Jaye Houston, Claremont Graduate University
Bernadette Nadya Jaworsky, Yale University
Lucian Leustean, Aston University, UK
Chuck McDaniel, Baylor University
Daniel Metraux, Mary Baldwin College
Emily Morrison, University of Washington
Sipra Mukherjee. Bhairab Ganguly College, Kolkata
Ranjana Mukhopadhyaya, Nagoya City University. Japan
Rowena Robinson, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
Sayres Rudy, Hampshire College
Yuksel Sezgin, University of Washington
Murat Somer, Koc University, Istanbul
James Tiburcio, University of Brasilia
Amy Underkofler, University of Washington
Symposium Schedule, May 8-9, 2008 [Download]

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