Najam Speaks at STH Retreat on Environmental Justice

November 12, 2019

Adil Najam, Dean of the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, spoke at a November 2, 2019 retreat on “Faith, Conflict, and Environmental Justice” held at the Boston University School of Theology. 

The full-day retreat featured inspiring speakers, presentations and interactive work on a range of topics including faith and ecological justice, the environmental justice movement, religion and conflict transformation, international negotiation for ecological justice, and transformative conflict in local ecological justice work.

Other speakers included Lawrence Susskind, Professor of Environmental & Urban Planning, MIT; Rev. Dr. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas, Missioner for Creation Care, Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts, Massacusetts Conference, United Church of Christ; and Rev. Mariama White-Hammond, Fellow, Green Justice Coalition, Pastor, New Roots AME Church.

The retreat was co-sponored by the BU School of Theology Religion and Conflict Transformation Program and the Faith and Ecological Justice Program.

Adil Najam is the inaugural Dean of the Pardee School and a commentator on foreign policy and diplomacy. Learn more about him here.

 

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