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Rutland Welcoming Syrian Refugees: Religion & Violence, and the Zero-Sum Game Fallacy

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Please join Green Mountain College in a lecture-based discussion on how to fully embrace diversity and build a sustainable and resilient community!
Is religion the root of the world’s conflicts? Why religion and violence are so closely linked? Led by professors Steven Fesmire and Natalie Coe
How does it feel being a Muslim first arriving in the U.S.? Led by students Shamim Amiri from Afghanistan and Marjuk Ahmad from Bangladesh
Will bringing in new people take away healthcare and educational opportunities, cut down jobs, put burden on tax system? How to alleviate the political divisiveness in Rutland on the issue of Syrian refugee resettlement? Led by professors Laird Christensen and Steven Fesmire

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Date:
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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East Room – Withey Hall
1 Brennan Circle
Poultney , 05764 United States
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