Programme 2017/2018

 

Date Time Event Location
11-13 Sep John Berger Now Conference at the Sidney Cooper Gallery – More info here Sidney Cooper Gallery and North Holmes Road campus
9 Oct 12:15 – 13:45 Emma Slade (Ani Pema Deki)
Compassion in Action: Founding a Charity for Children in Rural Bhutan
INCISE Lunchtime Seminar
Buddhism & Social Justice (poster & tickets)
Jg08
12 Oct 17:00-18:30 Truth, Theory and Knowledge
Roundtable 
INCISE and RDP Theory of Knowledge series
Rf31
20 Oct 18:25-19:30 David BatesCritical Theory
INCISE and RDP Theory of Knowledge series
Augustine House Terrace 3.31
23 Oct 12:15 – 13:45 Bee Scherer  Social Engagement, Gender and Sexuality: Issues in Buddhist Ethics
INCISE Lunchtime Seminar
Buddhism & Social Justice (book a place here)
Jg08
24 Oct 11:00-13:00 What is Humanities Research? 
Roundtable
Rf35
26 Oct 13:00 – 14:00 Peter Walker
Intersex: Medical and Social Justice perspectives 
Intersex awareness day (book a place here)
 Lg46
4 Dec rescheduled Jonathan Mair (University of Kent) – Renouncer’s heart, householder’s body: the ethics of a ‘short-term monastic retreat’ in Taiwan
INCISE Lunchtime Seminar
Buddhism & Social Justice
11 Dec 12:15 – 13:45 Soeren Keil – Conflict and Religion in Myanmar: Buddhism and Beyond
INCISE Lunchtime Seminar
Buddhism & Social Justice
 Ng07
13 Dec 17:00-18:00 Will Visconti – Sex work, surveillance and heresy: Venetian witch trials and gendered speech Lg45
11 Jan 11:00-12:30 James FrostIntroducing Hermeneutics: image and text interpretation
INCISE and RDP Theory of Knowledge series
tba
25 Jan 17:00-18:30 Bee SchererIntertextuality
INCISE and RDP Theory of Knowledge series
Rf31
27 Jan 10:00-17:00 INCISE & Fo Guang Shan London
FORUM/ WORKSHOP, Focusing on Humanity (人間 ): Buddhist living in/and/for Contemporary Society’
Buddhism & Social Justice (Book a place here)
Lg26
21 Feb 15:00-16:00 Bee SchererMetaphors of Mindfulness at Work – Morgan, Hanh and Organisations
Business School seminar
Rg02
22 Feb 17:00-18:30 Dan ThorpeCritical Disability Studies
INCISE and RDP Theory of Knowledge series
Rf31
26 Feb 12:15-13:45 Jonathan Mair (University of Kent) – Renouncer’s heart, householder’s body: the ethics of a ‘short-term monastic retreat’ in Taiwan
INCISE Lunchtime Seminar
Buddhism & Social Justice
Mg01
canceled Anne Alwis (University of Kent) – Religion and Gender in Byzantine Hagiographies (Postponed until a later date) tba
14 Mar 12:15-13:45 Leonardo Raznovich – Impact of Sodomy Laws in the Caribbean
Book a place here
Mg18
15 Mar 17:00-18:30 Lynn RevellCritical Race Theory
INCISE and RDP Theory of Knowledge series
tba
19 Mar 17:00-18:30 Melissa Wilcox (University of California Riverside) – Ethnographic Orthodoxies: Queer Feminist Research Ethics in a Neoliberal Age
Book a place here
Og32
21 Mar 17:00-18:30 Jeremy Law (Dean of Chapel CCCU) – Who are We? Human Evolution, Science and Faith
INCISE, NICER and LASAR Series on Religion and Science: Epistemic Insight and Identity
Book a place here
Og32
28 Mar 17:00-18:30 Andrew Peterson (Professor of Civic and Moral Education – CCCU) –Epistemic Insight: The role of character
INCISE, NICER and LASAR Series on Religion and Science: Epistemic Insight and Identity
Book a place here
Og32
12 Apr 15:15-16:45 Linden WestPsychoanalysis
INCISE and RDP Theory of Knowledge series
Rg04
18 Apr 17:00-18:30 Richard Norman (Professor of Moral Philosophy – Kent) – Science, Religion and Identity – a Humanist Perspective
INCISE, NICER and LASAR Series on Religion and Science: Epistemic Insight and Identity
Ng07
25 Apr 17:00-18:30 Lama Jampa ThayeA Space for Buddhism? 
INCISE, NICER and LASAR Series on Religion and Science: Epistemic Insight and Identity
Buddhism & Social Justice
Og32
canceled Jennifer HardesFoucauldian Theory
INCISE and RDP Theory of Knowledge series
2 May 17:00-19:30 H.E. the 3rd Dupseng Rinpoche (Kirtipur, Nepal)
Tibetan Medicine: The Buddhist Science of Healing (Sowa Rigpa) 
INCISE, NICER and LASAR Series on Religion and Science
Buddhism & Social Justice
Og46
9 May 17:00-18:30 Trevor Cooling (NICER – CCCU) Epistemic Insight: reflections on a professional life in science and religious education
INCISE, NICER and LASAR Series on Religion and Science: Epistemic Insight and Identity
Og32
10 May 11:00-12:30 Chris Beighton“No other truth than the creation of the New”: Deleuze and the bestiary of knowledge
INCISE and RDP Theory of Knowledge series
16 May 17:00-18:30 Berry Billingsley (LASAR – CCCU) – Look mum no hands: Ethics and the driverless car
INCISE, NICER and LASAR Series on Religion and Science: Epistemic Insight and Identity
Og32
19 May 18:15-19:45 Bee Scherer (INCISE) –Empty Re-becoming: Buddhist perspectives on existence(s) 
[more info…]
Ng07
21 May 17:30-19:00 Ulrike Auga (INCISE) – Challenging the Government of the Living – the Cult of Confession and Bodily, Material Resistance
IDAHoBiT Lecture
Og32
24 May 17:00-18:30 Bee Scherer – Queer Theory
INCISE and RDP Theory of Knowledge series
Rf33
06 June 15:00-17:00 Skip McGoun (Bucknell) – The Corporate Scenography of Finance
Co-sponsored with the Business School and SPARC
check here
12 Aug 11am (start) Global Federation for Nepali Literature (GFNL)
Second Conference
Contact: Mr. Biswadip Tigela, Facebook
English language Keynote
Bee Scherer
‘The Buddha Raising Arms: Religion and Revolution in Narayan Wagle’s Palpasa Café (पल्पसा क्याफे, 2005)’
Og46
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