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Situating Adventist History

January 8 - January 9

Seventh-day Adventist history remains an understudied subdisicpline of church history. While critical studies, based on archival sources, have  appeared in the last thirty years, few studies situate Adventist developments in social, cultural, political, and economic contexts, or explicitly situate their work in relationship to wider historiographical trends. It is impossible, however, fully to understand crucial … Continue reading Situating Adventist History

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10:00 am

Ghosts from the Past? Assessing Recent Developments in Religious Freedom in South Asia

January 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

In recent years, questions about religious freedom and the rights of religious minorities have reemerged as issues of concern in Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. This conference brings together a series of academic and policy experts to consider how and why issues first debated during the crafting of these countries’ constitutions—including the place … Continue reading Ghosts from the Past? Assessing Recent Developments in Religious Freedom in South Asia

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4:00 pm

Melvyn Leffler on Safeguarding Democratic Capitalism

January 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Wilson Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW,
Washington, DC 20004 United States

Melvyn Leffler on Safeguarding Democratic Capitalism: U.S. Foreign Policy and National Security, 1920-2015 Washington History Seminars take place on Mondays at 4pm at the Woodrow Wilson Center.

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