Semester 1 Academic Year 2021-2022

All seminars take place on Thursday 11.15-12.45 via Teams.
For registration email Dr Stoddart at


Thursday 16 September 2021
“After Genocide, Materialistic Metaphysics and Empathic Cartographies at the Borders”
Professor Mario I. Aguilar (University of St. Andrews)

Thursday 23 September 2021
“Dismantling the White Surveillance Gaze”
Dr Eric Stoddart (University of St. Andrews)

Thursday 30 September 2021
“From Outcast to Arhat: the discussion of human dignity in the Buddhist Jātaka”
Patricia Palazzo Tsai (Methodist University of Sao Paulo, Brazil)

Thursday 7 October 2021
“Religious Studies and Theological Inquiry: Tensions and Complementarities”
Isaac Portilla (University of St. Andrews)

Thursday 14 October 2021
“Global Inequality/ies and Poverty in Christian Ethics”
Professor Esther D. Reed (University of Exeter)

Thursday 28 October 2021
“Khipus to Keep Away the Living Dead: The Resurgence of Andean Funerary Khipus during the COVID Pandemic” Professor Sabine Hyland (University of St. Andrews)

29-31 October 2021
CSRP Scholars COP 26 Conference (to coincide with the COP26 in Glasgow)
“Uniting the World to Tackle Climate Change: Perspectives from Religion and Politics”
Program available at Upcoming Events – COP26 and the University of St Andrews (

Thursday 11 November 2021
“Unbordering religion in majoritarian times in Punjab across India and Pakistan” Professor Navtej K. Purewal (School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London)

Thursday 18 November 2021
“The Inner Life: Vatican II and the Catholicism of Anthropology” Dr Christine Lee (Institute of Anthropology, East China Normal University)

Thursday 25 November 2021
“Theologising with Sacred ‘Prostitutes’ in South India” Dr Eve Rebecca Parker (University of Durham)