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SRF Conference Series 2024 - Online

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The 2024 Online Conference Series is inspired by Key Themes from Arthur Peacocke's Work in what would have been his 100th year. Delegates are invited to critically re-engage with these themes from multi-faith perspectives and examine how they interact with the scientific, technological, and environmental challenges and opportunities posed by the 21st Century.

Each 24-hour conference will run approximately lunchtime to lunchtime (GMT).

Discounts will be available for delegates attending the full series and for the first time the conference series will be available FREE of charge to SRF Student Members. Book your Place below.

 

Details of confirmed speakers (and topic areas). Conference programmes, speaker dates and exact titles will be updated as they become available. 

 

13th-14th June Continuous and co-creation: Emergence in a Scientific Age

Confirmed Speakers:

(13th June) Prof. Sarah Lumbreras Sancho, Universidad Pontificia Comillas -  Anthropological Implications of Artificial Intelligence 

(13th June) Prof. Mark Harris, Director of Ian Ramsey Centre University of Oxford - Arthur Peacocke's Emergent Theology: Implications for a Theology of Condensed Matter Physics

(13th June) Prof. Nancey Murphy, Fuller Theological Seminary - Title TBC

(14th June) Dr. Renny Thomas, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) - Science and Religion in India: Beyond Disenchantment 

(14th June) Dr. Carissa Sharp, University of Birmingham - Religious Diversity in Science: Insights from Psychological Research on Science and Belief in Society

 

28th-29th October Science, Causality and God: Divine Action in a Scientific Age

Confirmed Speakers:

(28th October) Prof. Ignacio Silva, Instituto de Filosofía, Universidad Austral - Emergence and Divine Action. Testing some Criteria for Providence in the World

(28th October) Dr. Juuso Loikkanen, University of Eastern Finland - Orthodox Theology & Divine Action

(29th October) Dr. Adis Duderija, Griffith University  -  Islamic Process Relational Theology 

(day tbc) Prof. Lisanne Winslow, University of NorthWestern St Paul - Biotheology & Divine Action

27th-28th November Filling and Surrounding the World: Pan(en)theism in a Scientific Age

Confirmed Speakers:

(27th November) Dr. Taylor Ott, KU Leuven - Panentheism & Destructive Ecological Ethics

(27th November) Dr Lina Langby, Uppsala University - Panentheism, classical theism, & special divine action

(day tbc) Prof. Andrei Buckareff, Marist College - Pantheism & Panpsychism

SRF Annual General Meeting: The SRF Annual General Meeting for SRF Members will take place as part of the October Conference. Date: 29th October (time TBC). 

The Gowland Lecture: The Annual Gowland Lecture will take place as part of October conference. Details to follow. 

The Peacocke Essay Prize: The Peacocke Prize will be awarded at the November Conference. Details to follow. to submit to the Peacocke prize visit the page.

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