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The event was Webcast live the day of the events and is available on the Video-On-Demand.

Bios: (download *.pdf)

Dr. Diana L. Eck Bio

Dr. Noah Feldman Bio

Materials: (download *.pdf)

Program with Suggested Reading List

Contact:

For More information phone Barbara Ferrara at 217/206-6576 or email: ferrara.barbara@uis.edu


2006 Politics and Religion: Conflict and Coexistence at Home and Abroad

Politics and Religion

Luncheon and Keynote Address 11:45 a.m.-1:45 p.m.
University of Illinois at Springfield, Public Affairs Center, Level 1, Conf. Rm. C/D

"Religious Pluralizm: Civic and Political Issues in a New Religious America"

Dr. Diana L. EckDr. Diana L. Eck, Professor of Comparative Religion and Indian Studies, Fredric Wertham Professor of Law and Psychiatry in Society, Director, The Pluralism Project, Harvard University and author of A New Religious America: How a Christian Country Has Become the World's Most Religiously Diverse Nation (2001)

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Afternoon Panel Discussion 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
University of Illinois at Springfield, Public Affairs Center, Level 1, Conf. Rm. G

"Islam in America" featuring UIS Professor Baker Siddiquee and guest panelist

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Evening Keynote Address 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
University of Illinois at Springfield, Public Affairs Center, Level 1, Studio Theatre. Cosponsored by World Affairs Council of Central Illinois

"Iraq, Islam and Democracy"

Dr. Noah FeldmanDr. Noah Feldman, Professor of Law, New York University School of Law, Senior Advisor for Constitutional Law, Coalition Provisional Authority, Iraq 2003, and author of Divided by God; America's Church-State Problem and What We Should Do About It (2005)