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Semester 2, 2017-2018

Thursdays, 11.15am - 12.45pm in St Mary's College Hall, unless otherwise noted.

 

Thursday 1 February 2018 – St. Mary’s College Hall 11.15am, ‘Interreligious Dialogue, the Partition of India, and Raimon Panikkar.’ Professor Mario I. Aguilar (University of St. Andrews)

 

Thursday 8 February 2018 - St. Mary’s College Hall 11.15am, ‘Soomaali Masiixi: The Christian Conversion Processes of Somalis Living in the United Kingdom.' Matyas Bodi (University of St. Andrews)

 

Thursday 15 February 2018 - St. Mary’s College Hall 11.15am, 'Assessing Dialogues in History: Issues of Peace and Conflict in Volhynia and Eastern Galicia, 1943/44.' Stefanie Turkanik (University of St. Andrews)

 

Thursday 22 February 2018 - St. Mary’s College Hall 11.15am, 'The Indians of Europe” - German Receptions of Indian Thought: 1789–1848.’ Daniel J. Soars (University of Cambridge)

 

Thursday 1 March 2018 -  St. Mary’s College Hall 11.15am, ‘From Slavery to Westboro Baptist: What is "bad" theology?’ Rev. Dr. Leah E. Robinson (University of Edinburgh)

 

Monday 5th to Thursday 8th March 2018

European Academy of Religion Annual Conference

https://www.europeanacademyofreligion.org/

 

Thursday 5 April 2018 - St. Mary’s College Hall 11.15am, ‘Surveillance and Media Ethics: Practical Theological Perspectives.’ Dr Eric Stoddart (University of St. Andrews)

 

Friday 6th to Sunday 8th April 2018

The Thomas Merton Society of UK Annual Meeting 6-8 April 2018

Theme: Facing the Life-and-Death Issue

Address: “Merton, Life and Death: The Hermitage Years” by Professor Mario I. Aguilar (University of St. Andrews)

http://www.thomasmertonsociety.org.uk/files/public/Conference2018/2018_Conference_details.pdf

 

Wednesday 11 April 2018 – University of Cambridge

Celebration of the centenary of Raimon Panikkar and launching of the Opera Omnia hosted by Dr Rowan Williams (Baron Williams of Oystermouth)

Address: "Intra-religious Dialogue and Silence in the Life of Raimon Panikkar" by Professor Mario I. Aguilar (University of St. Andrews)

Tickets available at https://www.magd.cam.ac.uk/events/raimon-panikkar

 

Monday 7th to Friday 11th May 2018 – Santiago, Chile

7 -8 May: ‘The Upanishads and the Practice of Yoga’, Escuela Integral de Yoga  http://www.eiy.cl/ Led by Yoga teachers, with Professor M.I. Aguilar and Kabir Babu.

9 May: ‘Laudato Si’: Towards an Ethics of Business’, at Enertrón hosted by Ivonne Bell.

11 May: ‘Towards a Shared Humanity’, conference at the Hotel Neruda.

 

Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th July 2018 – University of Cambridge

Conference ‘Dual Religious Belonging in Christianism and Hinduism’

Address: ‘Tri-Belonging as Theological Experience: An Exploration of Silence and Texts’ by Professor M.I. Aguilar (University of St. Andrews)

 

Contact details

Prof. Mario I. Aguilar

Director

Centre for the Study of Religion and Politics (CSRP)
St. Mary's College
University of St. Andrews
St. Andrews, Fife
KY16 9JU
Scotland, UK

csrp@st-andrews.ac.uk

+44 (0)1334 462850

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