Semester 1 Academic Year 2022-2023

All seminars take place on Thursday 11.15-12.45 at the St. Mary’s College Hall. For online registration, please email Dr Eric Stoddart at

Thursday 22 September 2022
“Indian religions, intentionality and the philosophy of mind”
Professor Mario I. Aguilar (University of St. Andrews)

Thursday 29 September 2022
“Is There Life? Is There Spirit? Sinicisation, Belief, and Watchman Nee’s ‘Little Flock'”
Dr Christine Lee (East China Normal University, Shanghai)

Thursday 6 October 2022
“Holy Anarchy”
Rev Dr Graham Adams (Luther King Centre)

Thursday 13 October 2022
“Post secularism and Decoloniality: Why they need each other”
Theo Poward (University of St Andrews)

[Independent Learning Week]

Thursday 27 October 2022
“Universal values: A global politics defence”
Professor Anthony F. Lang Jr. (University of St. Andrews)

Thursday 3 November 2022
11.15am “Well behaved women rarely make history”? Recovering the legacy of Catholic lay women’s international action and thought (1945-1962)”
Dr Natalia Núñez-Bargueño (Universidad de Castilla La Mancha, Spain)
3pm Meeting for PhDs, PG researchers and Scholars with Dr Natalia Núñez-Bargueño

Thursday 10 November 2022
“Apocalypse in Hinduism: Pralaya, Shruti, and Yajña”
Shruti Dixit (University of St Andrews)

Thursday 17 November 2022
“Interfaith Dialogue and Mystical Consciousness: An Inquiry into the Hindu Sages Sri Ramana Maharshi and Sri Aurobindo and the Christian Interfaith Tradition in India”
Isaac Portilla (University of St. Andrews)

Thursday 24 November 2022
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Dr Eric Stoddart (University of St. Andrews)