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Understanding The Other Event at Hellenic College and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology

February 7, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

UNDERSTANDING THE OTHER:
Perspectives on Religious Freedom, Extremism, and Suffering in Crisis and Conflict

Concerned about what is happening in the Middle East?

Worried about the spread of Ebola?

Frustrated by racial tensions in the wake of Ferguson?

Wondering how to make sense of it all as an Orthodox Christian college student?

The Office of Vocation & Ministry invites you to join other Orthodox college students from around the Boston area to reflect on current crises and conflicts both local and global with leading experts and scholars.

Featured Speakers:

DR. THOMAS CREA – Thomas M. Crea, PhD, is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Global Practice Concentration at the School of Social Work at Boston College. Dr. Crea’s research focuses on social interventions for vulnerable children and families, in local, national, and international contexts.

DR. ELIZABETH PRODROMOU – Elizabeth Prodromou, PhD, is Visiting Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution at The Fletcher School (Tufts University). Currently a member of the U.S. Secretary of State’s Religion & Foreign Policy Working Group, she served (2004-2012) as Vice Chair and Commissioner on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.

DR. MARIAN SIMION – Marian Gh. Simion, PhD, is a political scientist and Orthodox theologian. He is a Postdoctoral Fellow and Field Education Supervisor at Harvard Divinity School, and the administrator of the Religious Studies program at Hellenic College.

Schedule

MORNING
Coffee and registration, roundtable discussion with panelists

AFTERNOON
Lunch-discussion, full group discussion with panelists, closing reception

The event is free and open to college and graduate students throughout Boston and New England!

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Details

Date:
February 7, 2015
Time:
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Hellenic College Holy Cross – Brookline MA
50 Goddard Ave
Brookline, MA 02445 United States
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Phone:
617-731-3500