Generous Dialogue in an Age of Religious Violence (NYC, 4/14)

In-Person Attendance (4/14)

490 Riverside Dr, New York

8 Going
Last day to RSVP


How can we come together to work for justice when religious differences so often pull people and communities apart? Join us for a probing conversation about the limits and possibilities of inter-religious dialogue in the work of justice. 

  • 1:30-2:30 pm ET // Conversation
  • 2:30-3:00 pm ET // Refreshments 

This is an in-person event at the Riverside Church in the City of New York. Join us for conversation, refreshments, and deeper connection with one another. There will be time for conversation — bring your questions and curiosities! 

About Our Speaker: Dr Shirin Shafaie studied Philosophy (BA) and Philosophy of Art (MA) in Iran, and Middle East Politics (MSc), and Film and TV (MA) in the UK. She completed her doctoral research on ‘Contemporary Iranian War Narratives: A Dialectical Discourse Analysis’ at SOAS, University of London, where she has taught Middle East Politics to post-graduate students. She is a research fellow at the Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies (CMCS) in Oxford where she has worked as a member of the research group on ‘Reading the Bible in the Context of Islam’ and is currently writing a monograph on ‘Reading Gen. 37- 50 in conversation with Shia Islam’ focusing on topics such as Genealogy, Nation-Building, Dream and Interpretation, Seduction, Imprisonment, Leadership, amongst others. Shirin is also the founder and director of Visual Academics Ltd., an independent film production and training organisation that helps academics to use video as part of their research to increase impact and improve public engagement. 


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