Religion & Violence: Inter-Religious Studies Conference

Date(s) - May 26, 2019 - May 28, 2019
7:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Vancouver School of Theology

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The Inter-religious Studies Program at the Vancouver School of Theology presents our annual multi-religious multi-disciplinary academic conference, featuring Keynote Speaker Peter W. Klein, Emmy Award-winning international journalist and filmmaker, and Director of the UBC School of Journalism.

Religiously-identified groups have made news as both perpetrators and targets of violence. This violence takes place within a cultural nexus of spiritual, economic, linguistic, political, sexual, and psychological dynamics. Religious and spiritual traditions have played a significant role in this nexus – by inspiring, discouraging, and responding to violence.



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