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May 2017

Religious Tolerance and Pluralism in Indonesia

May 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Orfalea Center Conference Room, Girvetz Hall, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States
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For more information please contact kmoore@religion.ucsb.edu

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Research Talk – Christopher Jones

May 26 @ 1:00 pm
Girvetz 2322 + Google Map

  Please join us for a research talk by Christopher Jones, Assistant Professor of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at Arizona State University. This event is co-sponsored by the Orfalea Center's Political Economy and Development Hub as well as UCSB's Department of History. Economic Growth on a Finite Planet: Robert Solow, Growth Theory, and the Environment Theories of growth have had a curious trajectory within the history of economics. Classical economists Adam Smith, Thomas Malthus, David Ricardo, and John Stuart…

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October 2017

Ken Shultz

October 5 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Orfalea Center Conference Room, Girvetz Hall, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States
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Thank God We’re Not Like Them!

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
UCSB Library, Instruction & Training Room 1312, 525 UCSB Rd
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States
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One-day conference on the topic of the global dimensions of religious othering.

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Thank G@d We’re Not Like Them: The Global Dimensions of Religious Othering

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

Workshop: October 27, 2017   Lecture Series and Workshop on the Topic of: “Thank God We’re Not Like Them” The Global Dimensions of Religious Othering Concept: This is a topic that has been developed in consultation with a working group of faculty from various departments who work on religion-related research related to global public life. After some discussion, the group concurred that one of the most significant ways in which religious phenomena are related to global society is their relationship…

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November 2017

A Just Transition to Community Resilience in Santa Barbara: How Do We Move Farther, Faster?

November 5 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Exploring Emergent Global Thresholds

November 7 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Orfalea Center Conference Room, Girvetz Hall, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States
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Join us for the launch of the newest Orfalea Center book, featuring a discussion panel on global futures.

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The Role of Community Initiatives in Transitioning Society: Observations and Strategies in the U.S. and Europe

November 8 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
3017 SSMS

Public lecture/forum for the Sociology Colloquium Series:   Wednesday, November 8, at 12 noon.  3017 SSMS conference room. The Role of Community Initiatives in Transitioning Society: Observations and Strategies in the U.S. and Europe How do we increase community resilience and well-being as social, economic and environmental problems deepen?  The global Transition Towns movement catalyzed community-led initiatives to advance social change. Bringing people together to accelerate positive change at the community level helped inspire a new level of climate action. Today the…

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Alliances and Incomplete Contracting

November 9 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Orfalea Center Conference Room, Girvetz Hall, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States
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Colloquium by Dan Reiter, sponsored by the Global Security Hub.

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December 2017

Emerging Frontiers of Human Rights Workshop

December 1 @ 8:30 am - December 2 @ 5:00 pm
Orfalea Center Conference Room, Girvetz Hall, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States
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Annual Governance & Human Rights workshop.

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