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The Internet as Transnational Religious Space

Dr. Daniel Veidlinger Faculty, CSU, Chico Comparative Religion and Humanities Department The internet has been used as a tool to learn about religions from the beginning. However, according to Dr.…

From  Jeff Layne on May 1st, 2017 0 likes 61 plays   

Leisure and Social Life in Turkey

Dr. Muge Akyildiz Visiting Post-Doctoral Scholar, California State University, Chico, Recreation, Hospitality, and Parks Management Department In this presentation, Dr. Muge Akyildiz, from…

From  Jeff Layne on December 16th, 2016 0 likes 21 plays   

Longevity of the Ottoman ‘Imaret'

Rod Thomson Student, California State University, Chico In the Ottoman Empire, social welfare and humanitarian relief was provided by the institution known as Waaf. Rod Thomson examines this…

From  Jeff Layne on October 6th, 2016 0 likes 13 plays   

Israeli Life and Leisure in the 21st Century

Dr. Michael Leitner Faculty, CSU, Chico Recreation, Hospitality, and Parks Management Department Dr. Leitner’s presentation is based on the book he and Sara Leitner edited, “Inside…

From  Jeff Layne on October 4th, 2016 0 likes 37 plays   

Global Policy Series: US-Russia Relations

Dr. Kate Transchel Faculty, CSU, Chico History Department Are the United States and Russia on a collision course leading to another “Cold War”? Dr. Kate Transchel, an expert in the…

From  Jeff Layne on September 16th, 2016 0 likes 20 plays   

The Syrian Muslim Brotherhood

Jonathan Miller & Seth Thomas Portland State University Students The presenters give a history of the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood, from its roots in the fall of the Ottoman Empire in the early…

From  Jeff Layne on September 8th, 2016 0 likes 41 plays   

Break Every Chain: Reflections on Liberation from Systems of War and Imprisonment

Kathy Kelly Co-Founder of Voices for Creative Non-Violence Kathy Kelly is an American peace activist. When she made this presentation she had just completed a three-month prison sentence for an…

From  Jeff Layne on August 11th, 2016 0 likes 15 plays