News

March 2014

March 7th 2014
Jonathan VanAntwerpen, director of the programs on Religion and the Public Sphere and Digital Culture, gave the keynote address at a University of Bern conference on interdisciplinary reflections on Charles Taylor's conception of the secular: "Standing in the Open Space: Secularity, Doxa, and the Immanent Frame" →

February 2014

February 11th 2014
Jonathan VanAntwerpen, director of the Digital Culture program and the program on Religion and the Public Sphere, spoke at a Duke University conference on "Islamic Media: Technology and the Sacred" →

January 2014

January 15th 2014
Writing for the London School of Economics Review of Books, Gerard Delanty calls Habermas and Religion, from the Program on Religion and the Public Sphere, "essential reading for philosophers and sociologists of religion" →
January 7th 2014
New from Polity Press: Habermas and Religion, edited by Craig Calhoun, former SSRC president and director of the London School of Economics; Eduardo Mendieta, chair of the Department of Philosophy at Stony Book University; and Jonathan VanAntwerpen, director of the Program on Religion and the Public Sphere

January 2013

January 24th 2013
New American Academy of Religion program unit on secularism and secularity, cochaired by program director Jonathan VanAntwerpen, issues Call for Proposals →

September 2012

September 25th 2012
Suhrkamp has just published Religion und Öffentlichkeit, a German translation of The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere
September 6th 2012
The Revealer reviews two new SSRC books on secularism and religion →

April 2012

April 9th 2012
SSRC Program Director Jonathan VanAntwerpen will deliver a keynote lecture at an international conference on theories of secularization →

February 2012

February 28th 2012
Podcast: Jonathan VanAntwerpen and UNFPA's Azza Karam discuss secularism, religion, and human rights with Stephen Hopgood of SOAS →
February 17th 2012
SSRC Program Director Jonathan VanAntwerpen spoke at Wofford College on "religion, reconciliation, and the politics of secularism" →
February 2nd 2012
Historian Peter Gordon reviews The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere for The New Republic

January 2012

January 26th 2012
Religion Program's Frequencies experiment reaches 100th entry →

November 2011

November 9th 2011
On Thursday, November 10, the SSRC will co-present "Paradigms for Peacebuilding: The Need for New Thinking,” in New York City →

September 2011

September 20th 2011
SSRC launches major new grants program on “New Directions in the Study of Prayer”

June 2011

June 5th 2011
SSRC holds its first Religion and International Affairs Dissertation Workshop, in Pacific Grove, CA →