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Religion and Violence in Judaism, Christianity and Islam: Sources, History, and the Contemporary world

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CREOR Colloquium on

“Religion and Violence in Judaism, Christianity and Islam:

Sources, History, and the Contemporary World”

Co-chaired by André Gagné and Gerbern S. Oegema

April 18-20, 2018

McGill University and Concordia University

 Day 1 at McGill and Concordia – Wednesday, April 18, 2018

 Graduate Conference: Schedule T.B.A

 Day 2 at McGill University – Thursday, April 19, 2018

 Inscription: 9:00-9:30am

     Keynote: 9:30-11:00am

The Challenge of Religious Violence Today

– Dr. Farhad Khosrokhavar (EHESS; Sorbonne, Paris)

 

 

Break: 11:00-11:15

     Sources and History, Part 1: 11:15am-12:15pm

Religious Violence and the Jewish Tradition

– Dr. Frances Flannery (James Madison University, U.S.A.)

 

Lunch: 12:15-1:45pm

     Sources and History, Part 2: 1:45-2:45pm

Religious Violence and the Christian Tradition

– Dr. Sarah E. Rollins (Rhodes College, U.S.A.)

 

Break: 2:45-3:00pm

     Sources and History, Part 3: 3:00-4:00pm

Religious Violence and the Islamic Tradition

– Dr. David Cook (Rice University, U.S.A.)

 

     “Fishbowl” Session: 4:15-5:30pm

Discussion with Derek Bateman (Concordia), Calogero Miceli (Concordia) and two

McGill graduate students T.B.A.

Day 3 at Concordia University – Friday, April 20, 2018

 Arrival: 8:30-9:00am

     Religion and Violence in the Contemporary World, Part 1: 9:00-10:00am

The Rise of Right-Wing Zionism

– Dr. Daniel Kupfert Heller (Jewish Studies, McGill University)

 

 

Break: 10:00-10:15

     Religion and Violence in the Contemporary World, Part 2: 10:15-11:15am

The Christian Roots of Far-Right Movements

– Mr. Christian Picciolini (Life After Hate, USA)

Break: 11:15-11:30

     Religion and Violence in the Contemporary World, Part 3: 11:30am-12:30pm

Jihadi-Salafism and Violence

– Dr. Shiraz Maher (ICSR at King’s College, UK)

Lunch: 12:30-2:00pm

     Workshops: 2:00-3:15pm

     Please note that this preliminary information on the workshops

  1. Centre de prévention de la radicalisation menant à la violence – Dr. Benjamin Ducol, (Research Manager)
  2. Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (Concordia) – Kyle Matthews (Executive Director) and Marie Lamensch (Project Coordinator)
  3. Centre d’expertise et de formation sur les intégrismes religieux et la radicalisation – Dr. Martin Geoffroy (Director of the CEFIR)
  4. Violence towards Indigenous Women – Dr. Christine Jamieson (Dept. of Theological Studies, Concordia University)

Break: 3:15-3:30pm

 

     Panel (guests T.B.A.): 3:30-4:30pm

Solutions to Religious Violence Today