Upcoming Events

September 27, 2016

2016 Religion and Diplomacy Conference

In 2013, the U.S. State Department established the Secretary's Office of Religion and Global Affairs (S/RGA). The office advises Secretary of State John Kerry on policy matters as they relate to religion, supports U.S. diplomatic missions overseas in assessing religious dynamics and engaging religious actors, and serves as the first point of entry for those seeking to engage the State…

September 30, 2016

Colloquium on Ethics in Environmental Policymaking

In his 2015 encyclical, Laudato Si (“On Care of Our Common Home”), Pope Francis called for the peoples of the world to take responsibility for the Earth. In response, the Berkley Center is hosting a day-long program exploring the under-examined role of ethics in the formulation of environmental policy in the branches and agencies of the federal government. 

October 3, 2016

Mapping Religion and Development

How do religious institutions and beliefs approach the challenges of modernization and development? And how do religious and secular actors engage on the relevant policies and programs? The Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs and the World Faiths Development Dialogue (WFDD) are completing a three-year research project that has explored the complex ways religious institutions and practices intersect…

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