Professor Paul Morris

From March 15, 2011 13:00 until March 15, 2011 15:00

 

The UNESCO Chair in Interreligious and Intercultural Relations - Asia Pacific, Monash University
presents a guest lecture by:

Professor Paul Morris
UNESCO Chair in Inter-Religious Understanding and Relations in New Zealand and the Pacific,
Victoria University of Wellington
 
Born Yet Again! - Religious Change in the Pacific (Samoa, Tonga and Fiji)
 
Date: Tuesday 15th March    Time: 2-4pm
Location:  Room H5.45, Level 5, Building H
Monash University 900 Dandenong Rd Caulfield East

Professor Paul Morris is a specialist scholar in the field of contemporary world religions. He teaches courses on the world’s religions after 9/11, on Judaism, including the Holocaust, diaspora and the state of Israel, Hebrew language and on theories and methods in the study of religion. He is also known for his work on the relationship between religion and dying/death, and religion and personal and cultural identity. Professor Morris taught at Lancaster University during the 1980s and has held visiting positions, including Visiting Professor of Religious Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara; Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Jewish-Christian Relations, Birmingham; Visiting Professor of Humanities, University of Queensland; and Visiting Professor of Religion, Boston University. Professor Morris is a member of the Executive Committee of the International Association for the History of Religions, and on the editorial/advisory boards of Numen, Journal of Beliefs and Values, Journal of Implicit Religion, Journal of Indo-Judaic Studies and the Numen Brill Studies in Religion series.

Please RSVP to anna.halafoff@monash.edu

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