The JLI launched a Religions, Humanitarianism, and Development Research Reading Group in February 2020, welcoming all academics and researchers to speak on relevant topics. The group will meet virtually for one hour on a monthly basis to share their research.

2021 Sessions

Upcoming webinars:

  1. November 11, 2021 at 9 am Eastern Time – John Blevins, Emory University presents ‘The Politics of Life and Death: Local Perspectives on COVID-19 and a Critical Analysis of Power’
  2. December 9, 2021 at 9 am Eastern time – Jason Paltzer, Baylor University, presents ‘A Christian collaborative for public health research and evidence-based practice’.
  3. January 13, 2021 at 9 am Eastern Time – Seb Rumsby, University of Warwick, presents ‘Hmong Christianisation, the Will to Improve and the Question of Neoliberalism in Vietnam’s Highlands’.

2020 Sessions