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Spaces of Dignity—Spaces of Plurality: Cultural and Religious Dynamics in Contemporary Societies

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09.12.2019 - Article

Join a discussion on religious community formation and spatial politics on December 10 at the German House.

The German Consulate General Co-Presents:

The Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, the University Alliance Ruhr, and Columbia University invite you to a discussion and reception with Courtney Bender, Henry Goldschmidt, Lisa Grant, Miriam Groß, and Martin Radermacher “Spaces of Diginity – Spaces of Plurality: Cultural and Religious Dynamics in Contemporary Societies”

Cultural and religious plurality poses new challenges for dignity as a central value of modern societies. How can we create conditions that guarantee participants in pluralistic societies dignified lives? Which role could and should civil, public, and religious actors and organizations play, including urban designers, ethicists, religious studies scholars and theologians? This event will offer transatlantic perspectives on religious community formation in and interaction with urban space and built environments. Speakers will address immigration and community building as well as spatial politics and its impact on the well-being of religious and non-religious communities.

Location and time:

The German House
871 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
6:00 pm – 8:00 p.m., reception to follow

RSVP via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spaces-of-dignityspaces-of-plurality-tickets-83192229197

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