Mellon Forum: Religion and the Politics of Space in Urban Planning

Fall 2022 Mellon Forum on the Urban Environment / RACE EMPIRE ENVIRONMENT

Religion and the Politics of Space in Urban Planning


Babak Manouchehrifar, Stewart Fellow in the Council of the Humanities and Princeton-Mellon Fellow


Seth Perry, Associate Professor of Religion

November 8 at 12pm EST

Boxed lunch available while supplies last.

Attend this discussion in Betts Auditorium and on Zoom with the below link:


This talk explores the ways in which religious beliefs and spiritual practices of urban communities manifest themselves in the built environment, and how these manifestations are contested or managed by secular-spatial planning processes in American cities. 

The Mellon Forum is sponsored by the Mellon Foundation, Humanities Council, Center for Collaborative History, HMEI, PIIRS, PLAS, Department of Art + Archaeology, Department of English, and the School of Architecture.