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November 2020

Social Dreaming Matrix – 10

November 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Zoom
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We are excited to announce a new series of Social Dreaming. 10 weekly Social Dreaming matrices will be devoted to envisioning new ways of ‘being with’: social orders, structures, movements, and relations that grow out of making connections between shared dreams. Sessions are open to international participation and will be conducted in English. Dr. Julian Manley (UK), a leading expert in Social Dreaming, will give a short introduction before each matrix. Originally discovered by Gordon Lawrence at the Tavistock Institute…

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December 2020

Secularism and Political Culture of Modern Societies

December 4 @ 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
Zoom
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Charles Taylor and Akeel Bilgrami think together about secularism’s influence upon the political culture of modern societies. The conversation will re-examine some of the questions raised in the edited volume, Beyond the Secular West, which examined the applicability of Taylor’s vision of North Atlantic secularism to other regions of the world.

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Restorative Justice@Duke’s Intro to Circles Training

December 10 - December 11
Zoom

DECEMBER 10TH-11TH, 9-11:30AM AND 1-3:30pm Sponsored by The Kenan Institute for Ethics and the Office of Student Affairs   Space is limited so please register today!   Restorative Justice is a way of addressing harm based on the needs of those harmed and the greater community of which they are a part. Under the larger umbrella of Restorative Justice, Circle Keeping is a foundational practice to create and maintain relationships. Circle Practice can be used for building community, celebrations, learning, as well as…

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January 2021

Facing the Anthropocene Webinar Series: Timothy Ingold

January 21, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
ONLINE NC
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In the Facing the Anthropocene series, Norman Wirzba interviews leading scholars in political economy, history, anthropology, theology, philosophy, environmental humanities, and law, in order to examine the conditions under which a hopeful future might be imagined. Tim Ingold is Professor Emeritus of Social Anthropology at the University of Aberdeen. He has carried out fieldwork among Saami and Finnish people in Lapland, and has written on environment, technology and social organisation in the circumpolar North, on animals in human society, and on…

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Facing the Anthropocene Webinar Series: Radhika Khosla

January 28, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
ONLINE NC
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In the Facing the Anthropocene series, Norman Wirzba interviews leading scholars in political economy, history, anthropology, theology, philosophy, environmental humanities, and law, in order to examine the conditions under which a hopeful future might be imagined. Radhika Khosla is the Research Director of the Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development and Research Fellow at Somerville College; and a Senior Researcher at the Smith School of Enterprise and Environment, School of Geography and the Environment, at the University of Oxford. She works…

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February 2021

Facing the Anthropocene Webinar: Kate Brown

February 4, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
ONLINE NC
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In the Facing the Anthropocene series, Norman Wirzba interviews leading scholars in political economy, history, anthropology, theology, philosophy, environmental humanities, and law, in order to examine the conditions under which a hopeful future might be imagined. Kate Brown is a Professor of Science, Technology and Society at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her research interests illuminate the point where history, science, technology and bio-politics converge to create large-scale disasters and modernist wastelands. She has written four books about topics ranging from population…

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