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Spring 2014 Events
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Business, Ethics and American Healthcare Reform

M. Cathleen Kaveny, Boston College
John LaMattina, PureTech Ventures
Peter Markell, Partners HealthCare
Eric H. Schultz, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Moderated by Erik Owens, Boston College
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Fulton 511 • 5:30-7:00PM

Co-sponsored with the Boston College Law School and the Carroll School of Management.

A live broadcast of this event can be watched at frontrow.bc.edu/HealthcareEthics for those who can not attend in person.

The Boisi Center will live-tweet the event. Join the conversation at #HealthcareEthics.

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Setting the Agenda for Global Dialogue: A Theoretical and Practical Approach to Business Ethics in Saudi Arabia

David Cowan, Boisi Center, Boston College
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Fulton 511 • 5:00-6:15PM

This event is co-sponsored with Islamic Civilization and Societies and the Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics at Boston College.

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Terrorism and the Boston Marathon: Fear, Hope and Resilience

Peter Krause, Boston College
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Higgins 300 • 7:00-8:30PM


A live broadcast of this event can be watched at frontrow.bc.edu/BostonHope for those who can not attend in person.

The Boisi Center will live-tweet the event. Join the conversation at #BostonHope.

 

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The Prophetic Minority

13th Annual Prophetic Voices Lecture

Russell Moore, Southern Baptist Convention,
Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Gasson 100 • 5:30-7:00PM

A live broadcast of this event can be watched at frontrow.bc.edu/propheticvoices for those who can not attend in person.

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#Religion @OMG Faith db8 in 21st Century

David Cowan, Boisi Center, Boston College
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Boisi Center • 12:00-1:15PM

 

 

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South Africa after Mandela

Zine Magubane, Boston College
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Boisi Center • 12:00-1:15PM

 

 

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Pope Francis and the Future of the Global Church

Francesco C. Cesareo, Assumption College
Richard Gaillardetz, Boston College
María del Mar Muñoz-Visoso, USCCB
M. Shawn Copeland, Boston College (moderator)
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Gasson 100 • 6:30-8:00PM

Co-sponsored with the Church in the 21st Century Center

The Boisi Center will live-tweet the event. Join the conversation at #FrancisYear1.

A live broadcast of this event can be watched at frontrow.bc.edu/francisyear1 for those who can not attend in person. 

 

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Democracy beyond Elections: Citizen Claim-Making in Rural India

Gabrielle Kruks-Wisner, Boston College
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Boisi Center • 12:00-1:15PM

 

 

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Religious Diversity and Military Service: The Israeli Experience

Miri Eisin, retired Israeli colonel and former advisor to Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and the Israel Defense Forces
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Boisi Center • 12:00-1:15PM

 

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Nonviolent Campaigning for Nuclear Disarmament

Joseph Gerson, American Friends Service Committee
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Boisi Center • 12:00-1:15PM

 

Boisi Center Resources
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Our Spring 2014 Newsletter is available online. Check out our new design!

In the News
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Hobby Lobby last week challenged the ACA’s contraceptive mandate before the Supreme Court. On Thursday, April 24, the Boisi Center will host a panel of experts to discuss the legal and ethical issues surrounding the ACA.

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In the lead up to the 118th Boston Marathon, law enforcement plans for extra security as groups and towns along the route plan special events to make this year a celebration. Join us on Tuesday, April 8 for a discussion with Peter Krause on fear, hope, and resilience in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings.

Visiting Scholar
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The Boisi Center is pleased to welcome David Cowan as our visiting scholar for the spring 2014 semester.

Updates
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This year's Symposium on Religion and Politics is examining religious diversity and the common good. More information and readings are available here.

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Check out our updated Resources page and browse audio, videos, recaps, remarks, and interviews related to Boisi Center programs.

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Resources from the Boston College sesquicentennial conference, Religion and the Liberal Aims of Higher Education, are now available online. 

The Boisi Center fosters conversations that seek to clarify the moral consequences of public policies in ways that help to maintain the common good while respecting America's increasing religious diversity.             
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