Semester 1 Academic Year 2020-2021

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


Thursday 17 September 2020
“After Pestilence: An Interreligious Theology of the Poor”
Professor Mario I. Aguilar (University of St. Andrews)

Thursday 24 September 2020
“Studying Christian Conversion in Mexico and Peru: The Role of Native Language Catechisms”
Professor Sabine Hyland (University of St. Andrews)

Thursday 1 October 2020
“Wives as doorways of citizenship: Exploring gender relations in the Indo-Bangladesh enclaves”
Dr Arpita Chakraborty (Ireland India Institute, Dublin City University)

Thursday 8 October 2020
“Disability and Embodiment in Namibia: Religious and Cultural Perspectives”
Professor Louise J. Lawrence (University of Exeter)

Thursday 15 October 2020
“Research on Syrian Refugees in Scotland”
Marjorie Gourlay (University of St. Andrews)

Thursday 22 October 2020
“Fresh Expressions and traditional congregations – A fieldwork perspective”
Stefanie Conradt (University of St. Andrews)

Thursday 29 October 2020
“Evangelizing Indigenous People in 16th century Paraguay: Clergy’s Testimonies, Strategies, and Difficulties”
Dr Guillaume Candela (Brown University)

Thursday 5 November 2020
“Religion, Politics, and Public Health”
Dr Eric Stoddart (University of St. Andrews)

Thursday 12 November 2020
“Towards a Liberation Theology for the 21st Century: New Frameworks and New Issues”
Dr Iván Petrella (Safra Center for Ethics and Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, University of Harvard)

Thursday 19 November 2020
“The MP visit: understanding the place of a faith-based organisation in justice-seeking at Westminster”
Dr Helen Cameron (Regent’s Park College, Oxford)

Thursday 26 November 2020
“Pope Francis’ Reason”
Porsiana Beatrice (CSRP, University of St. Andrews)

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