Conference Schedule

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14th

Registration: 9:00-9:45
Opening remarks: 9:45 – 10:00
Birks Chapel
Plenary Panel 1: 10:00-12:00
Birks Chapel Quebec’s Religious Communities: Religious Diversity & Public Policy

·         Mukhbir Singh

·         Samira Laouni

·         Adam Scheier

·         Carmen Chouinard

Lunch break: 12:00-13:30
Plenary Panel 2: 13:30-15:30
Birks Chapel Situating Academia in the Debates on Religious Diversity in Quebec

·         Daniel Weinstock

·         Patrice Brodeur

·         Pauline Côté

Reception: 15:30-16:30

 

FRIDAY,  SEPTEMBER 15th

Registration: 8:30-9:00
Session 1 – 9:00-10:20
Birks Chapel Panel 1: The law dealing with “secular” and “religious” values I
Birks 017 Panel 2: Secularism and Religious Diversity in Pop Culture
Coffee break: 10:20-10:40
Session 2 – 10:45-12:00
Birks Chapel Panel 3: The Legal Power of the State
Birks 205 Panel 4: Fundamentalism & Extremism
Lunch break: 12:00-13:15
Keynote Event: 13:30-15:30
Moyse Hall, Arts Building Charles Taylor and Rowan Williams in Conversation

·         Charles Taylor

·         Rowan Williams

 

Moderated by: Victor Muñiz-Fraticelli

Coffee Break: 15:30-16:00
Plenary Panel 3: 16:00-18:00
Moyse Hall, Arts Building Charles Taylor’s Legacy to Québec

·         Ruth Abbey

·         Jocelyn Maclure

·         Jacob T. Levy

Reception: 18:00-19:00

SATURDAY,  SEPTEMBER 16th

Registration: 8:30-9:00
Session 1 – 9:00-10:45
Birks Chapel Panel 5: Religious Diversity and Secularism in Quebec
Birks 111 Panel 6: Constructing and Delimiting the Secular Space
Birks 203 Panel 7: Religion & Education
Birks 205 Panel 8: Questioning Secularism from a non-Western Perspective
Coffee Break: 10:45-11:00
Session 2 – 11:00-12:45
Birks Chapel Panel 9: Quebec’s Religious Heritage and Social Imaginary
Birks 111 Panel 10: Debating the Boundaries between Religious & Secular
Birks 203 Panel 11: Religion & Violence
Birks 205 Panel 12: Eastern Politics and Secularism
Lunch: 12:45-13:45
Session 3 – 13:45-15:30
Birks Chapel Panel 13: Liberalism, Religious Pluralism & Toleration
Birks 111 Panel 14: Islamophobia
Birks 203 Panel 15: New and Emerging Forms of Religion and Spirituality
Birks 205 Panel 16: Religious Diversity and Toleration in the Ancient World
Birks 100 Panel 17: Religious Diversity and Secularism in Quebec II
Coffee Break: 15:00-15:45
Session 4 – 15:45-17:30
Birks Chapel Panel 18: Liberalism, Democracy & Citizenship
Birks 111 Panel 19: Being a Minority: Religions Dealing with Diversity
Birks 203 Panel 20: Religion, Secularism & Modernity
Birks 205 Panel 21: The Law Dealing with “Secular” and “Religious” Values II
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