Darrell West http://ripr.org en Ayaan Hirsi Ali to speak at Central Congregational Church's West Lecture http://ripr.org/post/ayaan-hirsi-ali-speak-central-congregational-churchs-west-lecture <p>Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the internationally-recognized political figure, activist and writer, will speak on the conflict between Islam and the ideology of the modern Western world at &nbsp;Central Congregational Church&rsquo;s annual religion and politics lecture on Friday, October 18 in the church sanctuary at 296 Angell Street on Providence&#39;s East Side.</p><p>She will give the church&rsquo;s annual Darrell West lecture on the intersection between religion and politics. The event takes place at 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public.</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 22:09:23 +0000 Scott MacKay 22608 at http://ripr.org Darrell West to speak on election at Central Congregational Church http://ripr.org/post/darrell-west-speak-election-central-congregational-church <p>Darrell West, the former Brown political science professor and pollster, will analyze the election results in a Nov. 9 speech at Central Congregational Church in Providence.</p><p>West, who is now vice president of Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., will speak in the ninth annual lecture of&nbsp; the church’s annual West series of speeches on politics and religion at the church, where he was an active member during the years he lived in Providence.</p> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 18:00:56 +0000 Scott MacKay 8714 at http://ripr.org