Monthly Archives: September 2015

October Events at the Committee for the Study of Religion

October 2nd
Note: this event takes place on Friday, 2pm in the Sociology Lounge
Tom Barnes, Loren B. Landau, and Caroline Wanjiku Kihato
Rising and Declining Cities: A Comparison of Detroit, Melbourne, and Johannesburg October 7th
Colin Samson
Versions of Happiness and Success Under Settler Colonialism: Indigenous Peoples’ Cultural Continuity Against Neoliberal Dispossession October 14th
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October Events at the Committee for the Study of Religion

October 2nd
Note: this event takes place on Friday, 2pm in the Sociology Lounge
Tom Barnes, Loren B. Landau, and Caroline Wanjiku Kihato
Rising and Declining Cities: A Comparison of Detroit, Melbourne, and Johannesburg October 7th
Colin Samson
Versions of Happiness and Success Under Settler Colonialism: Indigenous Peoples’ Cultural Continuity Against Neoliberal Dispossession October 14th
read more»]

2015–16 Seminar: Personal Happiness & Successful Societies

The annual theme (2015-2016) for the seminar series for the Committee for the Study of Religion is the analysis of religion and ‘successful societies’ and how success could be measured and explained. Various indicators have been used in the policy studies to measure ‘social wellbeing’ but they are typically organized under three main clusters of namely health, wealth and happiness. [read more»]