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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.

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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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Please join us after the lecture for a traditional Indian vegetarian dinner. Co-sponsored by the Bhagwan Mahavir Professorship in Jain Studies and Jain Education and Research Foundation. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 305-348-7266.

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Venue:Sept 20, 2016 at 12:30 pm location: WC 130

Lecture by: Jeska Brodbeck, Be Light Yoga This event is free and open to public. To RSVP please call 305-348-7266

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Venue:Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU 301 Washington Ave, Miami Beach

Lecture by: Dr. Nathan Katz, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, FIU. $10 admission, $5 for museum members, free for students with valid ID. to RSVP, please call 786-972-3175.

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Lecture by Grisel d'Elena, Alumni from the Religious Studies Department at Florida International University SIPA 100 at 12:30PM This event is free and open to public. For more information call 305-348-7266,

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Venue:Books & Books 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, Fl. 33134

This event is free and open to public. For more information call 305-348-1914

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Lecture by: Dr. Gary L. Francione, Rutgers University. This event is free and open to public. To RSVP, please call 305-348-7266.

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Join the Department of Religious Studies for a lecture by Dr. Kathryn McClymond, Georgia State University. Based on research on over 100 archived oral histories and personal interviews with veterans of WWII, Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan, Dr. Kathryn McClymond argues that veterans – usually without realizing it – often deal with traumatic and potentially traumatic war experiences by engaging in four ritual behaviors: pilgrimage, atonement, testimony or memorial-making.

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Judaism In Papua New Guinea and Other Pacific Islands Global Jewish Studies Program

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Venue:Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU 301 Washington Ave, Miami Beach

Judaism In Papua New Guinea and Other Pacific Islands Global Jewish Studies Program. Lecture by: Dr. Tudor Parfitt, Florida International University. This event is $10 admission, $5 to Museum members, free to students with valid ID. To RSVP, please call 786-972-3175.

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Venue:Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU 301 Washington Ave, Miami Beach

Lecture by: Harry A. Ezratty Esq. Free for members and students with valid ID or with admission. to RSVP, please call 786-972-3175.

Santhara: A challenge to Indian Secularism? Jain Studies Program

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Santhara: A Challenge to Indian Secularism? Documentary Film Screening and Panel Discussion This event is free and open to public. To RSVP, please call 305-348-7266.

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Venue:Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU 301 Washington Ave, Miami Beach

Lecture by: Dr. Rosa Perelmuter, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Free for museum members and students with valid ID or with museum admission. To RSVP, please call 786-972-3175.

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Venue:Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU 301 Washington Ave, Miami Beach

Lecture by: Dr. Alan Benjamin, Pennsylvania State University. $10 admission, $5 for museum members, free for students with valid ID. To RSVP, please call 786-972-3175.

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Venue:Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU 301 Washington Ave, Miami Beach

Lecture by: Marisa Scheinfeld. $10 admission, $5 museum members, and free for students with valid ID. To RSVP, please call 786-972-3175.