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Events Panel 2

American Muslims, Civil and Human Rights
@ 4:30 pm

The Duke Islamic Studies Center, along with the Duke Human Rights Center at the Kenan Institute for Ethics, will host its second event Oct. 11 as part of the "American Muslims, Civil and Human Rights" series, which examines the current human rights crisis for Muslims in the U.S.
Dr. Sophia...

@ 6:00 pm

Thomas A. Shannon, Jr. serves as Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs for the U.S. State Department. Previously Ambassador Shannon served as Counselor of the Department and served briefly as Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State following his return in 2015 from Brazil, where he...

Conversations in Human Rights
@ 4:00 pm

Join us for a conversation with:

Thomas Jackson (UNC Greensboro, Department of History), "The Gandhi in King: Hidden Dimensions of Nonviolence"

Nico Slate (Carnegie Mellon University, Department of History), "Race, Caste, and Inequality: Martin Luther King and the Untouchable"...

@ 5:00 pm

The two-day conference on "The Logic of Sanctuary" begins with a public forum on the sanctuary movement. How and why was this religious concept revived, and what resources does it offer? The roundtable brings together journalists, activists, and academics to think through these pressing...

@ 12:00 am

In the past few years, from Standing Rock to Rojava, we have seen the emergence of transnational and interfaith forms of religious activism. How should we conceptualize these alternative forms of religious mobilization? This workshop uses the theme of "sanctuary" as a jumping-off point to think...