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Science and Religious Conflict Conference

Does Religion Lead to Tolerance or Intolerance? An international three-day conference in Oxford, organised by the Science and Religious Conflict Project team. It is an interdisciplinary conference on the theme of empirically informed approaches to understanding the ways in which religion increases or decreases tolerance.

# Episode Title Description People Date
1 A Tale of Two Churches Professor Ben Kaplan (University College London) gives a talk for the 2010 Science and Religious Conflict Conference. Dr Mark Sheehan (Oxford) is the discussant. Ben Kaplan, Mark Sheehan 22 Jun 2010
2 Religious Toleration and Political Liberalism Professor Susan Mendus (York) gives a talk for the Science and Religious Conflict Conference 2010. Dr Nick Southwood (Oxford) is the commentator. Susan Mendus, Nick Southwood 14 Jun 2010
3 Creative Commons Concluding Remarks Professor Richard Dawkins gives a few concluding thoughts on the Science and Religious Conflict Conference. Richard Dawkins 08 Jun 2010
4 Social psychological aspects of religion and prejudice Professor Miles Hewstone (Oxford) gives a talk entitled Social psychological aspects of religion and prejudice: evidence from experimental and survey research. The commentator is Professor Ingmar Persson (Gothenburg University). Miles Hewstone, Ingmar Persson 07 Jun 2010
5 Creative Commons The relation between the neurobiology of morality and religion Professor Patricia Churchland (University of California San Diego) gives a talk for the Science and Religious Conflict Conference.The commentator is Professor Julian Savulescu (Oxford). Patricia Churchland, Julian Savulescu 07 Jun 2010
6 Creative Commons The view from the East pole: Buddhist and Confucian soteriologies and tolerance Professor Owen Flanagan (Duke University) gives a talk for the Science and Religious Conflict Conference. The commentator is Dr Guy Kahane (Oxford). Owen Flanagan, Guy Kahane 07 Jun 2010
7 Creative Commons Personal religion, tolerance, and universal compassion Professor Dan Batson (University of Kansas) gives a talk for the Science and Religious Conflict Conference. The commentator is Dr Steve Clarke (Oxford). Dan Batson, Steve Clarke 07 Jun 2010
8 Creative Commons Religious disagreement and religious accommodation Professor Tony Coady (University of Melbourne) gives a talk for the Science and Religious Conflict Conference. The commentator is Reverend Dr Liz Carmichael (University of Oxford). Tony Coady, Liz Carmichael 07 Jun 2010
9 Creative Commons Religion and compromise Professor Walter Sinnott-Armstrong (Duke University) gives a talk for the Science and Religious Conflict Conference. The discussant is Dr Nick Shackel (Cardiff). Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Nick Shackel 07 Jun 2010
10 Creative Commons Religious Toleration, Religious Freedom and Human Nature Professor Roger Trigg (Oxford) gives a talk for the Science and Religious Conflict Conference. The commentator is Dr John Perry (Oxford). Roger Trigg, John Perry 07 Jun 2010
11 Creative Commons Religion, Cohesion and Hostility Professor Harvey Whitehouse (Oxford) gives a talk for the Science and Religious Conflict Conference. The commentator is Professor Michael Wong (Monash University). Harvey Whitehouse, Michael Wong 07 Jun 2010
12 Creative Commons Religion as Parochial Altruism Professor Ara Norenzayan (University of British Columbia) gives a talk for the Science and Religious Conflict Conference. The commentator is Professor John Wilkins (Bond University). Ara Norenzayen, John Wilkins 07 Jun 2010
13 Creative Commons Is Religion an Adaptation for Inter-Group Conflict? Dominic Johnson (Edinburgh) gives a talk for the Science and Religious Conflict Conference. The commentator is Dr Russell Powell (Oxford). Dominic Johnson, Russell Powell 07 Jun 2010
14 Creative Commons Is Religion Adaptive? Integrating Cognition and Function Professor Robin Dunbar (Oxford) gives the first presentation for the Science and Religious Conflict Conference. The commentator is Professor Janet Radcliffe-Richards (Oxford). Robin Dunbar, Janet Radcliffe-Richards 07 Jun 2010