Academic Lectures and Discussions

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Video: Christian Slavery in the Protestant Atlantic

October 22, 2018

Katharine Gerbner, McKnight Land-Grant Professor and Assistant Professor of History at the University of Minnesota, discusses how religion was fundamental to the development of both slavery and race in the Protestant Atlantic world.

Terry Tempest Williams

Divinity School Event Explores Humans’ Relationship to Nature

October 18, 2018
“Taproot: Stories of Nature & Restoration,” convened thinkers from a variety of backgrounds, who spoke about everything from indigenous communities, to religion, to mental health, each in relation to nature and humans’ complex relationship with it.
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Video: Building Bridges

October 11, 2018

By bringing together scholars from across Harvard, this panel discussed the importance of a critical, nuanced, and interdisciplinary understanding of refugee, asylum, and immigrant issues, while highlighting activist efforts.... Read more about Video: Building Bridges

Anna Sun, 2018–19 WSRP Research Associate

Video: Turning Ghosts into Ancestors

October 3, 2018

Anna Sun, 2018–19 WSRP Visiting Associate Professor, delivers the lecture "Turning Ghosts into Ancestors: Ritual, Gender, and the Afterlife in Contemporary Urban China."

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