RELIGION(S) ♦ ETHICS ♦ CULTURAL ENGAGEMENT Tuesday, October 9th 2012, 17:00-19.00 Prof Leo Lefebure (Georgetown University) The Bible and the Buddha: Christian Interpretations of Scripture in Relation to the Buddhist Tradition Tuesday, November 13th 2012, 17:00-19.00 Prof Tuula Sakaranaho (University of Helsinki) & Dr Oliver Scharbrodt (University College Cork) Researching Islam in Ireland: Issues and […]
Prof Paula Fredriksen Boston University & Hebrew University, Jerusalem When Christians were Jews: The New Jewish Annotated New Testament and its Goals Tuesday, 4 December 2012, 17:00 Arguments over how to observe the Sabbath, boasting of accomplishments in Jewish education. concern over the proper size of tefillin (phylacteries) and tzitziot (prayer fringes), observance of holy […]
Cdt. Mark Hearns will give guest lecture on the UN Observer Mission in Syria, November 29, 12-2pm, IIIS Seminar room, TCD. Mark Hearns returned from the UN Observer Mission in Syria in July and has extensive experience of the UN and overseas missions. Professor Daithi O’Ceallaigh, Director-General, Institute for International European Affairs (IIEA), will give […]
The work of Rev Dr Johnston McMaster has been featured in the November edition of the Methodist Newsletter. The article details his work with the Irish School of Ecumenics’ Education for Reconciliation programme. Dr Gladys Ganiel has provided a summary of the article on her “Church Without Walls” blog.
International Peace Studies intern working on Vicar Street production for Frontline Defenders: “Voices from the Front Line” with Martin Sheen and Special Guests A one off production, “Voices from the Front Line” celebrates the power of the human voice as human rights defenders risk their lives speaking out on behalf of others. Martin Sheen will […]
The Provost of Trinity College Dublin, Dr Patrick Prendergast and The Chair of the Loyola Institute Trust, Fr Thomas Layden SJ, request the pleasure of your company at the official launch of the Loyola Institute and the announcement of its academic programme at TCD in The Trinity Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin on Monday […]
The Community Learning and Reflective Practice in Northern Ireland module for students on the M.Phil. in Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation is underway. This year ten students are taking the module, with placements in: Centre for Contemporary Christianity Clonard Reconciliation Project Corrymeela The Dock Healing Through Remembering Peace Players Platform for Change North Belfast Interface Network […]
Two students from the University of Southern California, Brittany Aldredge and Taline Gettas, took part in the Semester Abroad in Northern Ireland during Spring 2012. Brittany has a travel and study abroad blog that includes details of her time in Belfast. Of particular interest to readers interested in Semester Abroad is her post about studying […]