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The First Symposium

Symposium Theme: Religions, Human Rights and Global Ethics

Date: August 18-20, 2014

Topics:

- Human Rights and Religious.
- Women and Religion.
- Minorities' Rights in, Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Communities.
- Protecting the Environment in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
- Common Ethics among Religions.
- Role of Education in Human Rights Awareness.
- Building the Curriculum for Religious Courses.

Info:

To obtain further info, please contact us at: Professor Erik Larson, Dept. of Religious Studies at FIU, FL. email.

For Registration:

To attend the Symposium, please contact the following Email: Dr. Larson email.

Fees:

Registration Fees: $500 (due a month prior to the program & is non-refundable)

Program Fee: $1200 (due a month prior to the program & is refundable up to two days before the program)

Total Fee: $1700 (for more information on payment, please contact: Ms.Lolowah at +966536525944)

FIU Faculty and Students: Gratis

Presentations:

To present a paper in the Symposium, please submit an abstract of (250 words) on any of the above topics. It must be dated one month prior to the Symposium.

Translation:

FIU will provide (English-Arabic) translation service

For further information please contact: Professor Erik Larson, Dept. of Religious Studies at FIU, FL. at Email

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January

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Venue:GL 835
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Venue:GL 220

Symposium Theme: Charity and Endowments in Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Date & Location: Day one: January 22 will be GL 835 Day two: Jan 23, 2015 will be in GL 220 Time: 9 am to 4 pm.

April

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Venue:Marc Pavilion
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Venue:Marc Pavilion

The Third Symposium Symposium Theme: Topic Islamic Banking Date: April 6 & 7, 2015 Location: Marc Pavilion

June

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Venue:Biscayne Bay Campus at the Wolfe University Center

Hosted by Florida International University Biscayne Bay Campus Co-sponsored by the following units at Florida International University: Department of Religious Studies Cuban Research Institute Holocaust Studies Initiative Latin American and Caribbean Interdisciplinary Initiative on Religion (LACIR) Department of History

July

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Venue:GL 220

Symposium Theme: Dialogue and Communication with Non Abrahamic Religions Date: July 21, 2015 Time: 9 am to 4 pm (each day) Location: GL 220 This event is open to the public.

November

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Venue:MARC Pavilion across from Gold Garage at MMC

Lecture by Siraj Soomro. Shah Abdul Latif University Pakistan. This event is Free. Dinner will be served.

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Venue:GC 243 MMC

Nonviolence: An Educational Imperative Lecture by Tara Sethia, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. This event is free and open to public. To RSVP please call 305-348-7266