Past Moore Lectures

Christopher HartneyThe 2015 Moore Lectures

Anzac as the State Cult: Materialism, Authenticity, and the Study of Religion - An Australian Perspective

The second series of Moore Lectures was delivered by Dr Christopher Hartney of the Department of Studies in Religion at the University of Sydney.

14 JulyHow Can We Study Anzac? Civil Religion and the Death of Religious Studies
15 JulyBrandzac Day: Consumerism, Materiality, the State Cult and the Hierophanic Shift
16 JulyAn Antipodean Narrative Ecology: Anzac as both State Cult and as Immunobiological Defence Mechanism

Jonathan Mane-WheokiThe 2013 Moore Lectures

Toi Karaitiana: Christianity and Māori Art and Architecture

The first Moore Lectures were delivered by Professor Jonathan Mane-Wheoki, Professor of Fine Arts at Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland. The lectures are available for download as audio and video podcasts from the Humanities Podcasts webpage or from the links below.

23 JulyFrom Samuel Marsden to Frederick Bennett: Te Hāhi Mihinare
24 JulyMāori Art and Catholic Spirituality
25 JulyRegret and Resistance: The Crucified Tekoteko
University of Otago Religious Studies Programme