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March of the Jacobins: The Advance and Retreat of Political Secularism in the 20th Century

Story imageLecture by Timothy Samuel Shah, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Religion and Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations. Part of the Crossroads in Religion and Politics Lecture Series, co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

Location: Robertson Hall, Bowl 016

Date/Time: 03/25/09 at 4:30 pm - 03/25/09 at 06:00 am

Shah’s research and expertise is in the areas of religion and foreign policy; religion and the theory and practice of democracy; global democratization; Third World religion and politics; South Asia; religion and domestic politics.

In addition to his role at the Council on Foreign Relations he is a Senior Research Scholar at the Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs at Boston University. He is also a Principal Researcher at the Religion in Global Politics Project at Harvard University and a Research Director at the Project on Evangelicalism and Democracy in the Global South. Formerly, he was Senior Fellow for Religion and World Affairs at the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life

Shah earned his undergraduate and Ph.D. from Harvard University. He also studied theology, law, and ethics at Christ Church, Oxford University.

Category: Public Lectures

Department: Crossroads of Religion and Politics Lecture Series