Haas Institute's Religious Diversity Research Cluster Presents Two-Day Conference on Religious Pluralism

Event Recap

Monday, October 24, 2016

Democracy and Religious Pluralism ConferenceThis is the second event in the Religious Toleration and Plural Democracies project, which examines the renegotiation of the relationship between religious actors and democratic institutions to identify and promote a culture of coexistence within democratic societies. This event is presented by the Haas Institute's Religious Diversity research cluster. The goal of the Religious Diversity Cluster is to understand the ways that religious diversity affects inclusiveness, fairness, tolerance, conflict and other aspects of social cohesiveness, health and well-being. Download the flyer.

Featured speakers include:

Asad Amed,UC Berkeley

Nosheen Ali, Habib University

Ates Altinordu, Sabanci Universitesi

Senem Aslan, Bates College

Rochana Bajpai, SOAS

Karen Barkey, UC Berkeley

Amrita Basu, Amherst College

Fatima Bokhari, Harvard University

Faisal Devji, Oxford University

Humeira Iqtidar, King’s College London

Mathew John, Jindal Global Law School

Sudipta Kaviraj, Columbia University

Uday Mehta, CUNY

Vatsal Naresh, Yale University

Christine Philliou, UC Berkeley

Raka Ray, UC Berkeley

Organized by: Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society at UC Berkeley and Columbia University Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies