CURA Events



Past Events 

Monday, May 15

Conference: “Charitable Faiths: NGOs and Religion in Asia”
10 Lenox Street

Tuesday, April 25

12:00 PM | The Origins of the Missionary Impulse
Jeremy Menchik, Assistant Professor, Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University
10 Lenox Street

Wednesday, March 29

5:30 PM | Memory Under Construction at the National Museum of Columbia
Cristina LlerasCurator of the National Museum of Memory in Colombia
121 Bay State Road

Tuesday, March 28

6:00 PM | Making the World Think Again: Reason, Hope, and Faith in an Age of Populism
Tomáš Halík, Czech Roman Catholic priest and philosopher
BU Law School, 765 Commonwealth Ave., Barristers’ Hall

Wednesday, March 22

4:00 PM | Social Suffering, Virtue Ethics and Moral Tragedy: The Perils of a Superstrong Black Mother
Mattingly, Professor of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology and the Division of Occupational Science and Therapy, University of Southern California 
232 Bay State Rd. African Studies Conference Room 505

Thursday, March 16

4:00 PM | Christianity, Development and Modernity in Africa
Paul Gifford
, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, will be discussing his newest book, Christianity, Development, and Modernity in Africa (Oxford 2016)
232 Bay State Rd. African Studies Conference Room 505

5:30 PM | Radio ‘Apostles’: Acción Cultural Popular, Rural Development, and the Cold War in Colombia, 1947-1974
Mary Roldán, 
Professor of Latin American History, Hunter College and CUNY Graduate Center
Thursday, February 16

4:00 PM | Reframing Hospitality – a leap from law to ethics
Mona Siddiqui
, University of Edinburgh Divinity School
121 Bay State Rd.

Wednesday, February 8

4:00 PM | Islam and Identity in Indonesia: The Case of  Arabic names in Java
Joel C. Kuipers
, Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs, Columbian College of Arts & Sciences
154 Bay State Rd. Eilts Room

Wednesday, January 25

4:00 PM | Material Religion and Indigenous Christianity in Latin America
Jennifer Scheper Hughes, Associate Professor, Department of History, University of California, Riverside
CAS B18, 725 Commonwealth Ave.



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