Harvard Kennedy School

"Religious Freedom in Islam" by Daniel Philpott

March 5, 2020

In a Director's Series lecture co-hosted by the Middle East Initiative at the Harvard Kennedy School, Daniel Philpott, Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame, presented on his recent book, Religious Freedom in Islam: The Fate of a Universal Human Right in the Muslim World Today (2019).  The lecture was followed by a discussion moderated by Faculty Director,  Professor Tarek Masoud, about the meaning of religious freedom in Muslim-majority countries and its challenges and opportunities. 

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Panelists Discuss Faith and Activism at Harvard’s Institute of Politics

January 30, 2019

 

By Ruth Zheng, Crimson Staff Writer

Religious leaders and activists spoke in praise of unity across diversity and tackled questions about the intersection of faith and activism at an Institute of Politics panel Wednesday evening.

Harvard Kennedy School Professor Cornell W. Brooks moderated the event, titled “Moral Resistance: When Faith and Activism Meet in the Streets." Panelists included Harvard Muslim Chaplain Khalil Abdur-Rashid; the Rev. J. Bryan Hehir, professor of the...

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