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Semester 1, 2017-2018

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

 

Thursday 21 September 2017 – St. Mary’s College Hall 11.15am

“A Theology of the Womb and Interfaith Dialogue after the Partition of India”, Professor Mario I. Aguilar (University of St. Andrews).

 

Thursday 28 September 2017 – St. Mary’s College Hall 11.15am

"Wolves in the Airport: Jesus’ Critique of Purity as a Challenge to 21st Century Surveillance", Dr Eric Stoddart (University of St. Andrews).

 

Thursday 5 October 2017 St. Mary’s College Hall 11.15am

“On De-Stabilization and Multiple Religious Belonging in Monastic Inter-Religious Dialogue”, Porsiana Beatrice (University of St. Andrews).

 

Thursday 12 October 2017 St. Mary’s College Hall 11.15am

'The Expansive Present: A New Model of Christian Time', Dr Naomi Haynes (University of Edinburgh).

 

Friday 20 and Saturday 21 October 2017 – ‘Dialogue with Asia Conference’ (Hotel Neruda, Santiago-Chile).This is an inter-faith conference with four sessions: a panel on dialogue with Asia with the signing of the Declaration of a Shared Humanity, the unveiling of one painting of the Bhopal Collection (1985) by the Indian artist Altaf Mohammedi.

(http://dagmodern.com/artist/23) recently purchased by the Fundación Milarepa as part of its Indian art collection, followed by a conversation on art and inter-faith dialogue; a public lecture on ‘Spiritualities of India’, and a meeting of CEOs and business people with a discussion on art, philanthropy and dialogue with Asia. Hotel bookings at http://hotelneruda.cl/en/ 

Thursday 2 November 2017 - St. Mary’s College Hall 11.15am

“Malawian and Nigerian Independent Churches in Scotland: Through the Prism of the Sociology of Religion”, Webster Kameme (University of St. Andrews).

 

Thursday 9 November 2017 - 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 16 and Friday 17 November 2017 – Building Bridges Symposium Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education, Dundee.

This conference will take place within the Scottish-Interfaith Week Group and it is co-sponsored by the CSRP and the Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education, Dundee http://www.almcollege.org.uk/ 
Professor M.I. Aguilar will deliver the opening lecture (10.20am) with the title ‘Interfaith Dialogue: Experience and Art’ at the Shaikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Conference Hall.

 

Saturday 18 November 2016 – Day Conference: Bede Griffiths

Sanctuary, Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EL

Organised by Edinburgh International Centre for Spirituality and Peace, EICSP, Scottish Charity, SC038996, www.eicsp.org Cost: Day Conference: £25/£20 (Concessions)/£10 (Students). Evening Event: £10/£8 (Concessions)/£5 (Students). 
Contact: Neill Walker,  mesp2016@hotmail.com, 0131 331 4469.

 

Thursday 23 November 2016 -  St. Mary’s College Hall 11.15am

“Going to Shiloh: Pilgrims and landscape in the making of Pentecostal Christianity in West Africa”, Dr Sitna Quiroz (University of Durham)

 

Thursday 30 November 2016 – Romero Lecture - Oxford

Archbishop Romero Lecture 30 November 17:00

Speaker: Fr Gustavo Gutierrez OP, the father of Liberation Theology Las Casas Institute, Blackfriars, Oxford PLEASE BOOK ONLINE:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/celebrating-a-martyr-why-oscar-romero-matters-fr-gustavo-gutierrez-op-tickets-35929453964

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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