• American Pilgrimage Project Airs on NPR

    American Pilgrimage Project Airs on NPR

    On January 20, NPR's Morning Edition aired an American Pilgrimage Project conversation between John Marboe and his 13-year-old daughter, Charlie. Marboe discussed his work as a Lutheran pastor and a garbage man, and how the two very different jobs relate.  

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  • Secretary of State's Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society

    Secretary of State's Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society

    Appointed in March 2016, the sub-working group on religion, women, and peacebuilding supported by the U.S. State Department’s Office of Religion and Global Affairs focused on specific actions that could enhance State Department religious engagement through greater participation of women in promoting peace and has released a summary of its findings. Berkley Center Senior Fellow Katherine Marshall was a co-chair.

  • José Casanova Honored with Research Residency at Kluge Center

    José Casanova Honored with Research Residency at Kluge Center

    Berkley Center Senior Fellow José Casanova will spend the next four months conducting research at the esteemed Kluge Center at the Library of Congress during the spring 2017 semester.

  • Pope Francis on World Day of Peace

    Pope Francis on World Day of Peace

    Senior Research Fellow Father Drew Christiansen, S.J., discusses Pope Francis' message on the World Day of Peace in America magazine.

  • Call for Submissions: The Cognition of Belief

    Call for Submissions: The Cognition of Belief

    From now until February 17, Georgetown University will be accepting submissions for papers to be presented at "The Cognition of Belief" conference, which will take place on June 2, 2017.

Upcoming Events

January 25, 2017

Has Religion Become the Most Influential Factor in International Relations?

In the last two decades, the role of religion in international affairs has become more prominent, and has attracted the academy’s and public's attention. However, many questions regarding how and why religion influences international relations remain unanswered. Is religion a motivation for action by state and non-state actors or merely a justification? Which actors are more influenced by religion? In…

February 14, 2017

2016 Education and Social Justice Project Presentations

During its seventh year, the Education and Social Justice Project awarded summer fellowships to five students who spent three weeks with institutions engaged in efforts to promote social justice through education in Rwanda, Jordan, Kenya, Slovenia, and Mexico. The 2016 fellows will present their research findings and experiences abroad before answering questions from interested applicants for the upcoming year.

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