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Religious Peacebuilding Amidst Political Polarization
Religious Peacebuilding Amidst Political Polarization: A U.S.-Northern Ireland Dialogue

Religious actors in the United States and Northern Ireland each face ongoing challenges of conflict and violence tied to political polarization. While the two cases present distinct dynamics and call for distinct responses, what lessons might be learned about how religion can be a force for peace, justice and reconciliation in deeply-polarized societies?

Sponsors:
Las Casas Institute for Social Justice, Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford
Peace Studies Department, College of St Benedict and St John’s University
Catholic Peacebuilding Network
Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies, Keough School of Global Affairs, University of Notre Dame

Online on 2 November 2021 @ 1730-1900 BST (12:30-2:00 pm ET USA)

Participants
Maria Power, Fellow, Las Casas Institute for Social Justice, Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford
Rev Dr John Dunlop, Former Moderator, Presbyterian Church in Ireland
John Carr, Co-director, Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life, Georgetown University
Elizabeth Hume, Acting President, Alliance for Peacebuilding

Moderator: Gerard Powers

Nov 2, 2021 05:30 PM in London

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