Event Summary: Secularism and Faith-inspired Development - Understanding Contestation and Collaboration

November 22, 2014

The "Speakers' Forum on Religion and Development in Bangladesh" launched on Saturday, November 22, 2014 in Dhaka, Bangladesh; this summary conveys the highlights of that meeting. The forum is a joint initiative between WFDD, Georgetown University's Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs, and BRAC University’s Department of Economics and Social Sciences. The first in a series of six events, this inaugural session explored approaches to secularism from global, regional, and local perspectives. It featured Georgetown University’s Jose Casanova, the Centre for Developing Society’s Rajeev Bhargava, and BRAC University’s Samia Huq.

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