Project Theme 7: Religion, Culture and Global Health
Project Question: How do religious and cultural views and traditions influence the practice and distribution of global health goods and the design of global health strategies?
Project Description: The project investigates how religious, cultural and scientific traditions and institutions in different parts of the world influence international cooperation in fields of medicine and public health. The project focuses on how these views share in shaping global health priorities in different parts of the world and how they also influence the effectiveness of different global health and local public health initiatives in different regions and countries around the world. The project commences with regional focuses, such as the Middle East, Central Asia, sub-Saharan Africa.
Thursday, June 6, 2013 (All day) to Saturday, June 8, 2013 (All day)
Scholarship on the future of the City, with particular emphasis on the creation of meaningful, sustainable, and spiritually inspiring urban environments that support environmental health and well-being. Speakers: Prof. Timothy Beatley (UVA), Prof. Julio Bermudez (CUA), Alan Logan, ND, Prof. Tom Barrie (NCSU), Nader Ardalan (GSD), Prof. Harvey Cox (HDS).
Location: June 6-7 Glastonbury Abbey (Hingham, MA), June 8 Harvard Divinity School