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COMPAS Conference: Religion and the State

The Center for Ethics and Human Values presents

a Religion COMPAS Conference: Religion and the State

What role does religion play in the formation and preservation of national identity? What should we do when religious pluralism threatens the integrity of the political community? Are transnational religious commitments compatible with national political ones?

8:45 a.m. - 9 a.m. - Welcoming Remarks
9 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. - Sessions 1 & 2: Islam and the liberal state

9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. : Presentations and Moderated Discussion
10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.: Audience Q&A

Mustafa Akyol (Freedom Project, Wellesley College)
Zareena Grewal (American Studies and Religious Studies, Yale University)
Shadi Hamid (Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution)

Amna Akbar (Law, Ohio State University)

1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. - Session 3: Religion and American national identity

Sam Haselby (Aeon Magazine)
Tisa Wenger (Divinity School, Yale University)

Korie Edwards (Sociology, Ohio State University)