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Violence has been envisaged and perpetrated by, and upon, millenarian movements for as long as they have existed. This symposium explores the motivations, causes, consequences and effects of violence for contemporary and historical millenarian movements.
Climate change is arguably the most serious threat to humanity that we face—a real phenomenon which could change our planet forever and visit upon us weather changes and events of biblical proportions. So why do we largely ignore it by living in a numbed state of perpetual cognitive dissonance?
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The Reformation was a seismic shift that challenged the establishment, set off a chain of events and profoundly altered the course of history. This symposium seeks to investigate the events of 1517, what led to them, their immediate and later aftermath, and how they still resonate today.