The Holy City of Jerusalem: Desire and Conflict (Workshop 2)

Jerusalem in Conflict Today: Appropriations of History and the Sacred, March 30-31, 2006,March 30, 2006

Friday, March 31

9:00  Coffee – Green College Reception Room

9:30  Morning Session I – Chair Carol Knicely, Art History, Visual Art and Theory, UBC – Green College Coach House

Juan Gaitan, University of British Columbia
The Intangible Past and its Tangible Present: Religious Monuments in the Holy City of Jerusalem
Ian Hansen, University of British Columbia
A Psychological Perspective on Religion and Violence


10:45  Coffee – Green College Reception Room

11:15  Morning Session II – Chair April Liu, Art History, Visual Art and Theory, UBC – Green College Coach House

Kate Steinmann, University of British Columbia
Extending Jewish Sacred Geography: The Museum of Tolerance and The Politics of Substitution

Wendy Pullan, University of Cambridge
Further Remarks as We Move toward the Roundtable Discussion

12:30  Lunch – Green College Reception Room
(Speakers and Registered Participants)

2:00  Roundtable Discussion – Green College Small Dining Room
(Speakers and Registered Participants)

5:00  Reception – Green College Reception Room

7:30  Dinner – Location to be announced
The organizers of the Jerusalem Workshops wish to thank the generous support from the following at the University of British Columbia:
Green College
The Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory and the Joan Carlisle-Irving Lecture Series
The President’s Office
The Office of the Vice-President, Research
The Committee for Medieval Studies
UBC Community Affairs