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The Politics of Religion in an Age of Freedom and Terror

When: Friday, February 5, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  

Where: 1902 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Jeff Cernucan   847.467.2770

Group: Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Co-Sponsor: Department of Political Science

Category: Global & Civic Engagement


Elizabeth Shakman Hurd teaches on relations among law, religion, and global politics at Northwestern University. In summer 2015, she released Beyond Religious Freedom: The New Global Politics of Religion (Princeton University Press). She is the co-founder of the Middle East and North African (MENA) Studies Program, leads the new Global Politics and Religion Research Group, and directs the graduate certificate in religion and politics. 

Hurd consults on government, media, and foundation projects involving religion and world affairs, and has written for Boston Review, Public Culture, The Atlantic, Chicago Tribune, Foreign Policy, Al Jazeera America, The Globe and Mail, and The Huffington Post.

This is part of the Buffett Institute Faculty & Fellows Colloquium.

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