Lecture with Scott Appleby
Thursday, February 27, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (PST)
"Religion and Peacebuilding: The Necessary Art of Specialization"
Scott Appleby is Professor of History and the John M. Regan Jr. Director of the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame. Appleby examines the roots of religious violence and the potential of religious peacebuilding, and teaches courses in American religious history and comparative religious movements.
As director of the Kroc Institute, in 2003 he established the Catholic Peacebuilding Network, an international association of Roman Catholic peace and justice scholars and practitioners, and co-edited the network's first scholarly volume, Peacebuilding: Catholic Theology, Ethics and Praxis (2010). Currently Appleby is the director of the Notre Dame research and education project "Contending Modernities: Catholic, Muslim, Secular," and co-director of a Social Science Research Council project on "Peacebuilding, Development and Religion."
A fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences, he is the recipient of three honorary doctorates.
Admission is free, however registration is required. For any questions, please contact Megan Theriault at (619) 260-7618 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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