YPIN: Conversation with LSE Faith Centre Director Dr. James Walters
February 16th, 2021 9:00AM -10:00AM
Join YPIN for a talk with the Founding Director of the LSE (London School of Economics) Faith Centre and LSE Religion and Global Society, Dr. James Walters, for a discussion on how we can advance religious pluralism and interreligious cooperation internationally, and the relationship between faith and global affairs. Guiding the talk and Q&A will be YPIN Board Member and LSE Faith & Leadership Program graduate, Kevin Schilling.
About the speaker: James Walters is the founding director of the LSE Faith Centre and LSE Religion and Global Society.Since opening in 2014, the center has developed programs to promote religious literacy, interfaith leadership, and a better understanding of religion-related conflict among the LSE’s diverse student body, in government, and among the wider global public. Dr. Walters is a Senior Lecturer in Practice, affiliated with the Department for International Relations and an associate of the LSE Department of International Development.
Dr. Walters studied theology at Cambridge University and writes on the interface of theology, philosophy, and political science. He has published five books including Loving Your Neighbour in an Age of Religious Conflict (Jessica Kingsley 2019), Religious Imaginations: How Narratives of Faith are Shaping Today’s World (ed. Gingko Library 2018), and a theological engagement with the work of the French philosopher Jean Baudrillard (Bloomsbury 2012). He is a member of the Academic Board of the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Examination in Theology and an associate of the St Paul’s Institute.
This is a free, virtual program open to the public. The link and instructions on how to join will be sent to registrants in advance of the event. Please be sure to provide a valid email address with your registration.