Religion and Public Life is partnering with Harvard’s Global Studies Outreach Committee to provide a four-day, on-campus workshop focused on religion and nationalism, from July 31 – August 3, 2023.
The 34th Teachers’ Institute is from July 9 to 22, 2023. The Dar al Islam Teachers’ Institutes have been held at our famous facilities in Abiquiu, New Mexico since 1994. Our goal is to enable educators to teach about Islam with greater confidence. Participants gain a deeper understanding of the basic tenets of Islam, and see firsthand […]
The Teacher Institute “Engaging Lived Religion: Jain, Buddhist, and Muslim Communities” will introduce grade 6-12 educators to Jainism, Buddhism, and Islam through the lens of “Lived Religion” and equip them with knowledge, resources, and pedagogies for classroom engagements.
This 3-week experience is designed for K-12 teachers, educators who wish to integrate practical nonviolence into their lives, classrooms and schools.
Thursday, Sep 29, 2022 12:00 PM (ET) Invitation from Religion and Public Life, Harvard Divinity School Teachers are invited to join writer and human rights activist Simran Jeet Singh to discuss his new book, The Light We Give, and his ongoing work as a public scholar and educator on Sikhism and religious pluralism. We will […]
The 33rd Teachers’ Institute is from June 19 to July 2, 2022. Our goal is to enable educators to teach about Islam with greater confidence. Participants gain a deeper understanding of the basic tenets of Islam, and see firsthand how Islam works in the daily lives of the program’s Muslim faculty and staff. Through discourse, […]
Boniuk Institue for Religious Tolerance Presents Summer 2022 Online Religious Literacy Professional Development Series: June 27-30, 2022 Religious literacy, tolerance, and understanding depend on the study and practice of pluralism, from local to global levels, especially as multicultural democracies around the world are under stress. This online professional development course for secondary social studies and […]
Self-Paced Course and Live Online Program Wednesday, July 27 and Thursday, July 28, 2022 1-5 pm Eastern Time About the 2022 Summer Institute The Religious Literacy Summer Institute for Educators is an annual intensive professional development program for in-service educators at the high school and community college level. Educators are introduced to methods for teaching about religion […]
This spring Religion and Public Life at Harvard Divinity School (RPL) is offering free online workshops for educators on religious literacy, place-based knowledges and climate justice. Each workshop includes a self-paced module as well as a live session. Climate Justice and Religious Literacy Live Workshop: Friday, May 6th, 2022, 1-5pm EST The climate crisis is, […]
Free Webinars for K-6 Educators The Olympic Games are a powerful example of an event where people with vast differences and remarkable similarities come together in the spirit of respect and goodwill. World Olympics builds on this popular event to teach social and emotional skills of respect for religious and cultural differences. We are proud to present the […]