The International Studies Public Forum, Center for Global Peace and Conflict Studies, and Interdisciplinary Conference on Religion, Law and Ethics present

“The Global Rise of Religious Rebellion”
with Mark Juergensmeyer, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies, UC Santa Barbara

Thursday, May 9, 2013
5:00-6:15 p.m.
Social Science Plaza A, Room 1100

Mark Juergensmeyer will explore why strident political movements are religious and why this is happening now around the world, based on the speaker's interview with religious activists in the Middle East, South Asia, and the United States. Juergensmeyer is director of the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies and professor of sociology and global studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and author or editor of over 20 books, including Terror in the Mind of God: The Global Rise of Religious Violence.

From Bhindranwale to Bin Laden:  The Global Rise of Religious Violence
Religion in the New Global Order

For further information, please contact Sandy Cushman, or 949-824-3344.

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