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Event Secularism on the Edge: United States, France & Israel
When Thursday, February 21, 2013 from 10:00am to 7:30pm
Where Leavey Center Hotel & Conference Center, Salon D & E
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Details Day Two of the Program for Jewish Civilization's conference on secularism in the United States, France & Israel.

Refreshments will be available throughout the day. RSVP is requested.

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, PANEL I: “Contemporary Challenges to American Secularism”
Barry Kosmin, “The Vitality of Soft Secularism in the U.S. and the Rise of the “Nones”
Jacques Berlinerblau, “What Is Secularism?”
Caroline Mala Corbin

1:15 PM – 3:15 PM, PANEL II: “Hiloniyut: Current Legal and Social Issues”
Denis Charbit, “A Self-Restrained Secularism? Halakhhah and Sharia in Contemporary Israel”
Ilan Greilsammer, “The “status quo”: Old and New Frontlines between Hilonim and Anti-Hiloni Forces in Israel?”
Anita Shapira, “Israeli Religious Secularism”

3:30 PM – 5:30 PM, PANEL III: “Laïcité in a Multicultural France”
Régine Azria, “Post-War French Jewry Facing Laïcité in a Multicultural France”
Jean Baubérot, “Laïcité and Freedom of Conscience in Pluricultural France”
Henri Peña-Ruiz, “Laïcité as a Background of Emancipation”

(This event will be held in Lohrfink Auditorium, Hariri Building)
Jacques Berlinerblau and Phil Zuckerman
“Secular America: Nones, Atheists, the Unaffiliated”
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Sponsors Program for Jewish Civilization, BMW Center for German and European Studies, Department of French, and the Department of Government
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