Second International Seminar on Religion, Culture and Environment

Event description: 

April 23-24, 2016
Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran

Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim participated in the “Second International Seminar on Religion, Culture and Environment,” which was held April 23-24 in Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran.  The Journey of the Universe trailer was shown with Persian subtitles at the beginning and end of the conference. 

For the seminar agenda, visit: 

To read a discussion note prepared for this seminar entitled “Environment, Religion and Culture in the Context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development,” visit:

This conference follows on two conferences on religion and ecology in Tehran in 2001 and 2005 that Mary Evelyn and John also participated in, sponsored by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Iranian government.

See photos from the conference here: