Events in Religion at Otago

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Moore Lectures

Two Moore Lectures, postponed from 2017, will be held in early 2018.

27 Feb

Professor Kate Crosby, King’s College London

Destroying the Dharma: Non-judgemental Awareness, Heretical Meditation, and Other Polarities of Modern Buddhism

Archway 1, 6:00-7:30pm

15 Mar

Professor Aaron Hughes, University of Rochester

The Study of Islam in an Age of Trump
Notes from the Field

Archway 2, 5:15-6:30pm

Religion Seminar 2018

23 Feb

Professor Flagg Miller, University of California, Davis

The Audacious Ascetic: What the Bin Laden Tapes Reveal about Al-Qaida

Burns 4, 1:00-2:00pm

19 Mar

Shekhar Hattangadi

Santhara: A Challenge to Indian Secularism?

A Short Film Screening followed by Q and A with the filmmaker

Archway 2, 5:15-6:15pm

28 Mar

Geoff Troughton, Victoria University of Wellington

Religion, Conflict and Peacemaking: Reflections on New Zealand Christianity

Burns 7, 4:00-5:15pm

18 April

Professor Pamela Klassen, University of Toronto

Frequencies for Listening: Telling Stories of Missionary Colonialism in the Wake of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools

Archway 2, 5:15-6:30pm

Co-hosted with the Centre for Research on Colonial Cultures

20 April

Professor Pamela Klassen, University of Toronto

Treaty People and the Spiritual Vulnerability of Colonial Settlement

Humanities Board Room, 1:00-2:00pm

For further information on the Religion seminar series please contact John Shaver.

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