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Public Events at the Boisi Center

 Spring 2015 Events


Politicization of Religion or Sacralization of Politics: Two Faces of Political Islam

Ali Banuazizi, Boston College
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Boisi Center • 12:00-1:15PM

RSVP Required (

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Simone's Svengalis: A Petainist, a Missionary, and the Making of Simone Weil

Benjamin Braude, Boston College
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Boisi Center • 12:00-1:15PM

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The Prophetic Ways of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

14th Annual Prophetic Voices Lecture

Charles Marsh, University of Virginia
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Location TBD • 5:30-7:00PM

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Being a Priest in the Public Square: The Experience from Down Under

Frank Brennan, S.J., Australian Catholic University
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Boisi Center • 12:00-1:15PM

RSVP Required (

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Religion, Politics and Nationalism in Contemporary Turkey

Jenny White, Boston University
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Boisi Center • 12:00-1:15PM

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Religion and the Roots of Climate Change Skepticism

Katharine Hayhoe, Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University
Stephen Pope, Boston College
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Location TBD • 5:30-7:00PM

Co-sponsored with the Environmental Studies Program and Earth and Environmental Sciences Department

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Religion, Peacebuilding and U.S. Foreign Policy

Shaun Casey, State Department Office of Faith-based Community Initiatives
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Location TBD • 5:30-7:00PM