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Former Secretary of Staye Madeleine Albrights gave the keynote address at the 10th anniversary celebration for the Berkley Center.

Albright Talks Intersection of Religion, International Affairs

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright explored the integral role of religion in foreign affairs — both as a positive force for peace and as a contributor to violence around the world — in her keynote address at the 10th anniversary celebration of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and[Read More…]

by April 8, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The Berkeley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs hosted five representatives from national faith-based organizations in a panel discussion on climate change at the Healey Family Student Center on Monday.

Panel Targets Religion, Climate Change

Five representatives from faith-based nongovernmental organizations stressed the implications of climate change on poverty and justice around the world at a gathering in the Healey Family Student Center on Nov. 9 The second part of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs’ Symposium on Religion and Climate Change[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Panel Talks Religious Rights

The Religious Freedom Project at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs hosted a panel discussion Tuesday with media figures and experts on religious freedom about the increased intolerance toward religion-based and conservative viewpoints on college campuses. The discussion in Copley Formal Lounge, which was entitled “Illiberal Liberalism?[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
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Founder of nonprofit Fund for the Future of Children Anne Brodsky participated in a panel with other researchers on children in Afghanistan at the Berkley Center on Wednesday.

Panel Discusses Afghan Youth

Five contributors to “Children of Afghanistan: The Path to Peace,” a book on the lives of the country’s youth, participated in a panel at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs on Wednesday to discuss developmental issues in a country where one in four children dies before his[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
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A panel discussed the legacy of former SFS Dean Carol Lancaster in Copley Formal Lounge on Monday.

Panel Reflects on Lancaster’s Legacy

Four panelists discussed the legacy of former School of Foreign Service dean Carol Lancaster (SFS ’64) Monday afternoon in the Copley Formal Lounge. Melanne Verveer, executive director of Georgetown’s Institute for Women, Peace and Security, led the discussion with Berkley Center Senior Fellow Katherine Marshall, Distinguished Professor in the Practice[Read More…]

by April 14, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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A panel discussed Islam, gender equality and democracy on Thursday.

Panel Talks Islam, Gender Equality

A panel, co-hosted by the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs and the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, debated Islam and women’s rights in a discussion focused on religion, cultural traditions, secularism, democracy and gender equality in Riggs Library on Thursday evening. Members of the panel[Read More…]

by October 24, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News

GU, Baylor Create Partnership

The Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs at Georgetown, already partnered with Notre Dame, recently created a trifecta with the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor University in hope of promoting religious freedom through academic dialogues. Thomas Farr and Timothy Shah, Georgetown professors and the director and[Read More…]

by October 3, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

GU Researches Persecution

The Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs has partnered with the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Civil and Human Rights to create a new project, “Under Caesar’s Sword,” which will examine the growing issue of Christian persecution around the world. The joint venture of the two Catholic[Read More…]

by September 23, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

With Weibo, Programs Connect With China

As research, recruitment, and faculty and student interest from China continues to grow at Georgetown, administrators are looking to build greater ties with China through Weibo, a Chinese social media site that works much like Twitter. “Georgetown University is the leading university in Washington, D.C., and in the country in[Read More…]

by April 4, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Researcher Explains Modern Political Religious Landscape

Religious policy researcher Jonathan Fox discussed church-state relations and secularization at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs on Tuesday afternoon, highlighting government religious policies across the globe. The event, titled “Political Secularism, Religion and the State” featured Fox, a professor at Bar-IlanUniversity in Ramat Gan, Israel, who specializes in the[Read More…]

by February 14, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News