In the face of the global COVID-19 pandemic and climate calamity, when the linked injustices of economic, social, and environmental inequity are on the rise, what answers can our religious traditions provide? These are the questions we’ll be exploring at Sustainable Societies Conference II.
View the podcast now by clicking here. Dr. Rita D. Sherma, Director of the Center for Dharma Studies, discusses the theme of "Connection and Unity" in these uncertain times with hosts Mark Dilcom and Kelly Wilson of Radical Love Live.
In this online event, Dr. Rita Sherma and Dr. Devin Phillip Zuber co-chairs of the GTU’s Sustainability 360 Initiative, reflect on how this current great disruption has pushed us to return to our roots, and to reengage and reread the texts we love that have so formatively shaped us. You can find both a video reflection and blog from them on our website after noon PST on April 17, 2020.
Dr. Debashish Banerji, Haridas Chaudhuri Professor of Indian Philosophies and Cultures and Doshi Professor of Asian Art at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS), will consider three pioneers of this first phase of modernist Indian Tantric painting, S. R. Raza, G. R. Santosh, and Sohan Qadri.
Dr. Vicki Spencer, author of Toleration in Comparative Perspective, will join panels from the Graduate Theological Union and UC Berkeley to discuss the idea of toleration with particular emphasis on and reaction to the terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.