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Podcasts

The Institute for Communication and Religion's podcasts and videos hosts the brightest scholars, journalists and other leading experts for discussions on how communication and religion influence each other and society. The Institute is hosted by Seton Hall University's College of Communication and The Arts.

The Institute's podcast, Inter/Sections, in partnership with the Journal of Interreligious Studies, features conversations about the field, and spotlights the ideas and practices of interfaith/interreligious scholars, educators, leaders, and community organizers. The Journal of Interreligious Studies is a collaborative publication of Boston University School of Theology, Hebrew College and Hartford Seminary.

"The Power of Public Speaking" Community Podcast Series

Jon Radwan, Associate Professor and Director of the Institute for Communication and Religion, and Angela Kariotis, Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Brookdale Community College, co-hosted of an episode of “The Power of Public Speaking” Community Podcast Series. They discussed how moral rhetoric that is sensitive to timing and the potential within specific cultural moments can call us to social change. Studying activists like MLK and Tamika Mallory can inform our own choices about when and how to use our own voices. Learn about movement building and social justice rhetoric today!

Interview with Dr. Athar Murtuza, Stillman School of Business

Periodic telecommunications blackouts and related current events in Kashmir demonstrate complex interconnections between religious identity, state and federal governance, nationalism, and military solutions to social challenges. For the ICR’s second installment of our series on Kashmir, student journalist Evando Thompson interviews Dr. Athar Murtuza of the Stillman School of Business to learn about how communication and religions help drive culture.

Heidi Campbell on Digital Religion

In the Institute for Communication and Religion's inaugural podcast, renowned scholar Dr. Heidi Campbell discusses digital religion and cutting-edge research on memes.

Interview with Dr. Ashok Kaul of Banaras Hindu University

The recent telecommunications blackout and related current events in Kashmir demonstrate complex interconnections between religious identity, state and federal governance, nationalism, and military solutions to social challenges. Student journalist Alyssa Veltre interviews Dr. Ashok Kaul of Banaras Hindu University to learn about how communication and religions help drive culture. This program is the first in a series of three interviews with international experts addressing Kashmir. Listen to the podcast featuring Dr. Ashok here »

Fragmented Kashmir: Cultural Engagement, Political Mystification, and Disillusionment 

The Institute for Communication and Religion hosted a scholarly panel entitled “Fragmented Kashmir: Cultural Enragement, Political Mystification, and Disillusionment.” Current events in Kashmir demonstrate complex interconnections between religious identity, state and federal governance, nationalism, and military solutions to social challenges. Featured speakers were Dr. Ashok Kaul from Banaras Hindu University - India, Dr. Amrita Ghosh collaborating from Linnaeus University - Sweden, and Seton Hall’s own Dr. Athar Murtuza. Listen to the podcast about Fragmented Kashmir »