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Art and History

Native American Perspectives on Human Dignity

Integral human development is a holistic model of human flourishing articulated in Catholic social teaching and resonant in multiple religious, humanistic, and philosophical...

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Religion and Philosophy

Flash Panel: Lessons from India’s Religious Freedom Protests

1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls | Zoom Webinar In January, six Muslim students protested against authorities at a district college in Karnataka, a state in southern India, after being...

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Religion and Philosophy

Our Shared Paths to Justice: Learning from Desmond Tutu’s Faith and Activism

The late Desmond Tutu’s inspiring activism helped South Africa address the deep injustices that permeated daily life under Apartheid—a crushing system of institutionalized...

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Religion and Philosophy

Faith in the Story: Hindsight is 2020 Panel Discussion

Monday, 06/28/2021, at 5 p.m. ET – In the United States, 2020’s events prompted Americans to tell new stories about who we are in relation to each other and the rest of the...

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Global Affairs

On the Altar of Peace

To achieve sustainable peace between Israelis and Palestinians, argues Dr. Yehezkel Landau, both sides must embrace a narrative empathy that allows them to see the humanity of the...

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Global Affairs

Peace in Absentia: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Voices on Arab-Israeli Normalization

In January 2020, the United States announced a Mideast peace plan that supports the Israeli position on most issues rather than fostering Israeli-Palestinian compromise. In recent...

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Law and Politics

Race, Religion, and Reparative Justice: Black Lives Matter and International Human Rights

Alex Hsu, a postdoctoral research associate with the Ansari Institute, talks with Diane Desierto, associate professor of human rights law and global affairs at the Keough School...

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Religion and Philosophy

An American Imam on Overcoming Racism, Militarism, and Unbridled Capitalism

Mahan Mirza, executive director of the Ansari Institute, speaks with Imam Zaid Shakir, co-founder and senior faculty member of Zaytuna College. Together, they discuss the deaths...

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Religion and Philosophy

Dialogue: The Shape of Religious Engagement

Alex Hsu, a postdoctoral research associate with the Ansari Institute, discusses interfaith dialogue with Charly Pine, a fellow at Notre Dame’s Inspired Leadership Initiative,...

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Religion and Philosophy

Faith, Adversity, and Providing Opportunities for Troubled Youth

Mahan Mirza, executive director of the Ansari Institute, talks with representatives of Wernle Youth & Family Treatment Center, which provides growth and development opportunities...

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Religion and Philosophy

Religion, Dialogue, and Peacebuilding

In this wide-ranging conversation, Mahan Mirza, executive director of the Ansari Institute, talks with Mary McAleese, former president of Ireland and the chair of the Ansari...

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Religion and Philosophy

From Pastor to Peacebuilder

Alex Hsu, a postdoctoral research associate with the Ansari Institute, talk with Charles Powell, adjunct professor of Christian-Muslim Dialogue at Holy Cross College, who share...

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