Here are some upcoming events at the Centre for Theology and Public Issues that you may like to add to your diary:

Please note: Anthony Hill’s seminar scheduled for 17 August has been postponed – new date to be advised

‘An Issue for Everyone: Forum on Family Violence’.
Public Forum with Professor David Tombs and Dr. Mercy Ah Siu-Maliko,​ University of Otago
This Public Forum hosted by First Church of Otago will explore the issue of family violence in countries around the world, including New Zealand, and will discuss the challenges that family violence raises for Christian faith and church ministry. The event will conclude with the launch at 5pm of Christian Faith and Family Violence: A Report for Samoan Communities in New Zealand. This is a new web-based resource on family violence written by Dr. Mercy Ah Siu-Maliko for the Centre for Theology and Public Issues. The launch will be followed by refreshments. All welcome.
Sunday 21 August, 4:00pm Burns Hall, First Church of Otago, 415, Moray Place, Dunedin

‘Title to be advised’.
Mr Chris Clarke, CEO World Vision.
Thursday 25 August, 5:15 – 6:30pm, Archway 2 Lecture Theatre

‘Towards and Ecumenical Political Theology: Charisms Catholic, Reformed and Anabaptist’.
Rev. Dr. Doug Gay, University of Glasgow.
Tuesday 06 September, 5:15 – 6:30pm, Burns 2 Lecture Theatre.
Doug is the Stuart Residence Hall Visitor for 2016.​  During his stay Doug will also be speaking at the Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies and at Knox Church.

‘The Threat of Religious Violence to a Democracy.
Dr Derek Woodard-Lehman, Lecturer in Theology and Public Issues, University of Otago
Wednesday 14 September, 6:15pm – 7:15pm, Beehive Theatrette, Parliament Buildings, Wellington

Please note: Attendance at this event is by formal invitation only.

For an invitation, please contact  to express interest before 14 August 2016.

Registering interest is done separately to accepting the invitation to attend the lecture.

Formal invitations will be sent out in mid-August. Please ensure you RSVP directly to Dr Clark’s office upon receiving your invitation.​



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