Clash or Consensus? Session 2: Fundamentalisms (video)

Clash or Consensus? Session 2: Fundamentalisms (video)

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Event Recording
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English (US)




Introductory remarks from Mahnaz Afkhami and panel-chair, Azar Nafisi, open the discussion.

Kathleen Peratis, Human Rights Watch, speaks on fundamentalism in Judaism, and the point at which fundamentalism becomes a human rights issue.

Azza Karam, Women's Program Director for the World Conference on Women and Peace, discusses Islamic fundamentalism versus Islamism, and the relationship between religious and political power.

Frances Kissling, founder of Catholics for Free Choice, speaks on feminism and fundamentalism in the context of the Roman Catholic Church. 

Clash or Consensus? Gender and Human Security in a Globalized World was a conference convened by Women's Learning Partnership (WLP) and sponsored by the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at John Hopkins University to discuss improving human security through improving human rights in the Global South.