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Lectures & Conferences in 2011

Upcoming – Canadian Philosophical Association.Meeting in Fredericton, New Brunswick.  Session titled “Interrogating the Category of Religion.” Paper titled “What is ‘Religious’ about Religious Terrorism?” June 2, 2011.

Upcoming ESF-LiU Conference on Religion, Gender and Human Rights. Linkoping, Sweden (European Science Foundation – Linkoping University) “Contemporary Statecraft, Gender and the Construction of Religion: Understanding Religions as Vestigial States.”  Invited speaker.  June 21 – 25, 2011.

Upcoming – Faculty of Law, University of Lund, Lund, Sweden. Visiting scholar. June 25 – 30, 2011.

Upcoming Conference: Rethinking Religion in India III:  European Representations and Indian Responses. The Czech Republic. Univerzita Pardubice. Pardubice, Czech Republic. Invited Moderator. October 11-14, 2011.

Winchester, England. The University of Winchester, U.K. Conference: “Awakening to a New Consciousness.” Keynote lecture: “What is Religion Anyway? New Thoughts about Religion, Gender and Contemporary Statecraft.” March 20, 2011.

Cardiff, Wales. University of Cardiff. Lecture: “Gender and the Vestigial State of Religion:  Toward Feminist Renewal in Global Politics.” March 17, 2011.

Philadelphia, Pa. Temple University. Lecture:“Gender and the Vestigial State of Religion.”  February 21, 2011.

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The University of Technology. Panel: Post-colonialism, Religion, Gender and Ethics:Rethinking Paradigms and Boundaries. Feb. 10, 2011.

Copacabana, New South Wales, Austalia. The University of Newcastle. Seminar titled Gender,  Religion and Politics. Lecture:“How Understanding ‘Religions’ as Vestigial States Can Clarify Contemporary Debates re. Gender and Law:The Case of Religious Arbitration in Ontario.”  February 4 – 6, 2011.