News and Events 2012
RIPL Public Events
The Religion in Political Life program includes a series of public events such as seminars, lectures and civic forums of debate. .
For further events on religion and intellectual traditions at the University of Newcastle, please also visit the Group for Religious and Intellectual GRIT webpage.
RIPL Seminars 2012
Prof. Lu Shaochen, Fudan University, China
"Religion of Confucianism and Western Marxism on Authority"
Dr. Holly Randell-Moon, University of Macquarie
"The Secular Contract: Sovereignty and Law in Australia"
Emer. Prof. Terry Lovat, University of Newcastle
"Islam and Islamism within Western Hegemonies"
Venue: Auchmuty Library Cultural Collections
Time: Wednesdays 3 - 4.30pm, All welcome for tea, coffee and nibbles
Contact: Linda.Hutchinson@newcastle.edu.au, +61 (0) 2 4921 7915,
Executive Officer, Humanities Research Institute
1ST GENDER AND RELIGION INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR
WOMEN, RELIGION AND POLITICS
CONVENORS: KATHLEEN MCPHILLIPS (Newcastle University, Australia) & LISA ISHERWOOD (Winchester University UK)click here for more information
Religion and Greater Ireland, 1788-1922
3 – 4 December 2012, Newcastle City Hall, NSW Australia
Keynotes: Vincent Comerford, NUI Maynooth, Barry Crosbie, University of Macau, Myrtle Hill, Queen’s University of Belfast, Mark McGowan, University of Toronto, Erik Richards, Flinders University of South Australia, John Stenhouse, University of Otagoclick here for more information
Religion and Radicalism Conference (under the auspices of the Religion and Political Life project)
click here for more information
University of Newcastle, 5-6 October 2012
Morpeth Lecture 2012
The Morpeth Lecture was established in 1967 to celebrate the great partnership between the University of Newcastle and the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle. The name of the Morpeth Lecture comes from the College of St John the Evangelist at Morpeth, the previous ministry training and education centre of the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle.
"Theology between Religion and Politics"
Presented by Dr. Timothy Stanley
Date: Tuesday, 29 May 2012
Venue: Christ Church Cathedral., 46 Newcomen St, Newcastle
Time: 5:45pm for 6pm START to finish by 7:30pm
FREE (RSVP essential as seats limited)
RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org, Ph: (02) 4921 7454
For mor information on Morpeth Lectures visit Community Engagement Office