Going Global: Exploring the Challenges and Opportunities of Globalization

Notre Dame is embarking on an ambitious plan to "go global." In this effort, we seek to further internationalize the curriculum, the student body and the faculty; to extend our institutional, scholarly and educational presence around the world; and, to deepen understanding of foreign cultures and societies while being attentive to America’s changing role in the world. In these and many other ways, we will prepare ND students for the transnational professional careers and vocations of the "globalized" 21st century.

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Eck Institute for Global Health event to focus on 'moral imperative' of access to medicine

Author: Katherine Ginsbach

The Eck Institute for Global Health will host a 2017-2018 Notre Dame Forum event featuring Fran Quigley, director of the Health and Human Rights Clinic at the Indiana University McKinney School of Law, at 7 p.m. Nov. 2 (Thursday) in the Carey Auditorium in Hesburgh Library.

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Forum Events

Monday, January 8, 2018

World Religions World Church Conference - "The Whole is Greater Than its Parts": Christian Unity and Interreligious Encounter Today

Location: Rome Global Gateway

The Catholic Church is fully committed to the twin tasks of ecumenical and inter-religious dialogue, having established offices to advance relations among Christians (The Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity) and among believers of different faiths (Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue).  At its second international conference – “’The Whole is Greater than Its Parts’: Christian Unity and Interreligious Encounter Today” -- the World Religions World Church (WRWC) program of the University of Notre Dame will bring together experts to study more closely the contemporary state of these two dialogues.  Held at Notre Dame’s Global Gateway in Rome, Italy, the conference will feature diverse presentations by Church leaders, theologians, and scholars of global religion on topics including Muslim-Christian relations, the Catholic-Orthodox-Protestant dialogue, the relationship between dialogue and evangelism, and other contemporary questions of religion and culture.…

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Sunday, January 28, 2018

Torture and Forgiveness at Guantánamo Bay: A Conversation with Mohamedou Ould Slahi

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s Guantánamo Diary, a first-hand account of his inhumane treatment as a prisoner at the Guantánamo Bay detention center, created a sensation when it was published in January 2015. Though heavily redacted by government censors, Slahi’s story of enduring humanity in the face of extreme hatred and suffering raised the level of discourse concerning our use of torture, approaches to addressing terrorism, and Muslim identity.…

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