Religions and the Practice of Peace Colloquium Series
This monthly public series, convened by HDS Dean David N. Hempton, brings together a cross-disciplinary RPP Working Group of faculty, experts, graduate students, and alumni from across Harvard University and the local area to explore topics and cases in religions and the practice of peace. A diverse array of scholars, leaders, and religious peacebuilders are invited to present and engage with the RPP Working Group and general audience. A light dinner is served and a brief reception follows the program.
Join us for the RPP Colloquium Series in 2017-18: "Envisioning Sustainable Peace: Leadership, Collaboration, and Creativity for a More Humane and Harmonious World"
Fall 2017: October 5
Spring 2018: January 25, February 8, March 1, May 3
Visit the RPP Series Archive to view videos and full descriptions of past RPP Colloquium sessions.
The RPP Colloquium is hosted in 2017-18 with generous support from The Reverend Karen Vickers Budney, MDiv '91 and Mr. Albert J. Budney, Jr., MBA '74, Farley Urmston and Karl Bandtel, as well as the Provostial Fund for the Arts and Humanities at Harvard University.
The keynote session of the fourth annual RPP Colloquium dinner series will feature Canon Sarah Snyder, PhD, Archbishop of Canterbury's Director of Reconciliation. She will be joined by colleagues in the field, who will share their experience of working in conflict zones and reflect on vital lessons for the contemporary world.
- Fania Davis, J.D., PhD, Co-Executive Director, Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth (RJOY), will address “The Spiritual Roots of Restorative Justice: Resources for Cultivating Peace in Our Communities”
- sujatha baliga, J.D., Director, Restorative Justice Project; Vice President, Impact Justice; Just Beginnings Fellow, will deliver a talk entitled “Have You Been Angry Long Enough? Faith, Forgiveness, and Restorative Justice.”