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Prospects for the Study of Dunhuang Manuscripts: The Next 20 Years

Sep 5, 2014  ·  8:30 a.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  multiple locations - see event schedule

Research papers will be presented in all fields of Dunhuang manuscript studies, including those reflecting on the general theme of promising avenues of research in the next 20 years. 32 papers will be presented during 9 panels. Papers will be presented by senior scholars involved in the International Liaison Committee for Dunhuang Studies from greater China, Japan, Europe, and the US, joined by several younger scholars from the US.

Acts of Comparison: Meaning and Methodology in Comparative Thinking

Sep 12, 2014  ·  9:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  5 Ivy Lane

A Conference at Princeton University

Red State Religion: Faith and Politics in Kansas and Texas

Oct 1, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  TBA

Center Director and Gerhard R. Andlinger '72 Professor of Sociology Robert Wuthnow will lecture on religion and politics in Kansas and Texas, drawing on two of his recent books: Red State Religion: Faith and Politics in America's Heartland (2011) and Rough Country: How Texas Became America's Most Powerful Bible-Belt State (2014).