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Welcome! Use this portal to browse audio, video, recaps, remarks, and interviews related to Boisi Center programs.

 

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Boisi Center Resource Highlights

Refugee Camp Amman Jordan

The Boston Globe covered the Refugee Portal's arrival at Harvard Divinity School during the week of November 5, 2017. HDS students connected with Gazans as well as refugee camps in Erbil, Iraq; Amman, Jordan and Berlin, Germany. The portal will arrive at BC on Friday, November 10, in anticipation of programming starting November 13, 2017. 

Woman waving flag during Arab Spring

Check out this article in the Economist, which discusses the Muslim Brotherhood. Once a force for revolution and change during the Arab Spring, the group is now in hiding from the same autocratic governments it once hoped to overthrow. Is there a future for a political Islam? On September 12, David DiPasquale will discuss this question over lunch at the Boisi Center.

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Religion and the Liberal Aims of Higher Education

In November 2012, educational and religious leaders convened at Boston College for a sesquicentennial conference to discuss the dynamics of religion in liberal education.  Click here for audio, video, photographs, and transcripts from the conference. 

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Poverty and American National Priorities

The Boisi Center hosted a panel on poverty in America on February 26, 2013.  Panelists included Eric Gregory (Princeton University), Susan Crawford Sullivan (The College of the Holy Cross), and William Julius Wilson (Harvard University). Visit event page to find resources.

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11th Annual Prophetic Voices Lecture

View photos and read the interview from the March 2012 Prophetic Voices lecture entitled "Religious Exclusivism and Pluralism as a Political Project." Miroslav Volf, Professor of Systematic Theology at Yale Divinity School, delivered the talk.

 
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Islam and Democracy in Turkey

On March 16, 2012, the Boisi Center co-hosted a major conference entitled "Islam and Democracy: A Closer Look at the Turkish Model." Listen to the audio, watch video, and read handouts from the event.

 

 

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