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. September 9, 2021 at 12 pm Eastern Time – Nalika Gajaweera, University of Southern California presents ‘Intersection of gender, nationalism and faith-based giving in Sri Lanka’
  2. October 14, 2021 at 3 pm Eastern Time – Philip Fountain, Victoria University of Wellington presents ‘Political theologies and development in Asia: Transcendence, sacrifice, and aspiration (Manchester University Press; 2020)
  3. 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’

2020 Sessions