Classes for first semester are now finished and lecturers are busy finalising their marking. There are some HDR students who are submitting for examination so we wish them well for that process. Jeff Aernie will be heading on Study Leave for second semester so we wish him well for his research and writing and we will see him back ready for teaching in 2018.
The start time for the Colloquiums is 1:30pm unless otherwise advised. The room is G3. Please note the colloquium scheduled for 23rd June has been cancelled.
Semester 2: 21 July, 11 Aug, 15 Sept, 13 Oct, 3 Nov
23 June – CANCELLED
21 July – Sam Amosa, John Brunton, Michael Earl and Aref Chaker
11 Aug – Clive Pearson, Brian McKinlay and Elizabeth De Reland
15 Sept – Ian Robinson, Kamaloni Tu’iono, Gaby Kobrossi and Iman Zayied
13 Oct – Christine Sorensen, Sadeq Ansari, Emre Celik and Leila Khaled
3 Nov – Martin Teulan, Jason Kioa, Dania Akbik and Mohammad Zuberali
10 Nov – Keith Hamilton, Grahame Rosolen and Stephen Choi
Please remember that attendance at the Research Colloquiums is a critical component of a HDR students’ candidature and that every effort should be made to attend. Apologies should be sent to me at [email protected]
To register for any of these online workshops, please go to the Research Office website which can be found here:
|20th Jun 2017||Online||Introduction to Research Application and Administration||All CSU researchers|
|26th Jun 2017||Online||NVivo, Session 1||All CSU researchers, including HDR Candidates and research support staff members|
|26th Jun 2017||Online||Presenting Research Metrics for Grants and Promotion||All CSU researchers, including HDR Candidates and research support staff members|
|27th Jun 2017||Online||NVivo, Session 2||All CSU researchers, including HDR Candidates and research support staff members|
|27th Jun 2017||Online||Using Library Databases||All CSU researchers, including HDR Candidates and research support staff members|
|28th Jun 2017||Online||Integration of Endnote & NVivo||All CSU researchers, including HDR Candidates and research support staff members|
|4th Jul 2017||Networking Skills||All CSU researchers, academics, HDR Candidates and research support staff|
The Writing-Up Award is intended for Higher Degree by Research candidates who have, or will have, submitted their thesis between 8 August 2016 and 4 August 2017. It is designed to provide a modest income to authors during the prepatation of reserach articles or books which are based on their thesis submitted for a PhD, Research Doctorate or masters by Research. The objective of the award is to support the increase of publication rates of Higher Degree by Research students at CSU. This award is not available to CSU staff members undertaking HDR studies.
Value of Award
Awardees will receive $10,000 as a tax exempt scholarship Award.
Applications will be assessed based on the following criteria:
Applications will be assessed and ranked by Faculty committees lead by the relevant Sub-Dean, Graduate Studies. These rankings will then be considered by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Development and Industry) in deciding the final awards.
Scheme guidelines and an application form are available from the link provided below:
Applications must be submitted to [email protected] by close of business 23 June 2017. For any queries, please contact the Research Office directly.
Sydney College of Divinity, Macquarie Park
30 June 7pm – 9pm
This seminar is organised by The Australian Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies on behalf of the Science and Orthodoxy Around the World project, a project funded by the Templeton World Charity Organisation and freatures Professor Peter Harrison, Profession Denis Edwards, and Dr Doru Costache.
Admission is free but for catering purposes, please confirm attendance on Facebook
Adelaide 9 – 12 July
“Kinship and Family in contemporary Australia and New Zealand”
Registrations now open!
Registrations are now open for the ANZATS conference. For details and to register please visit this link: Registration Link
Registrations close Friday 23 June.
Carey Baptist College
473 Great South Road
Penrose, Auckland, New Zealand
11-13 July 2017
Registration details for the conference including the key note speakers can be found by clicking here
Sydney Olympic Park, Homebush
27-28 July, 2017
BBI is hosting a national Symposium that explores the relationship between secularisation and religious education in Catholic schools.
religious education is a critical aspect of Catholic identity and as such needs to be both attuned and responsive to our social context. Pope Francis has spoken about this time as a change of era. In light of this, the symposium is aimed at exploring the implication of changes in the wider culture for religious education in Australian Catholic schools.
For registration details and key note speakers please visit the website
Pilgrim Theological College, Parkville VIC
22nd September 2017
Presenters (including past UTC Faculty) will reflect on the past, present and future of contextual hermeneutics and theologies, around several focus areas:
Sathianathan Clarke (world Christianity)
Clive Pearson (world religions)
Mark Brett (biblical studies)
Anne Elvey (climate change)
Ji Zhang (Christology)
Ken Sumner and Chris Budden (First peoples)
Chris Budden (hearing First peoples)
Trace Spencer (tbc)
Seforosa Carroll (reimagining home)
Anita Monro (femininity/ism)
Rod Pattenden (masculinity/ism)
Stephen Burns (traditionalism)
Monica J. Melanchthon (caste-ism)
Emmanuel Nathan (disbility)
John Flett (multiculturalism)
The symposium is open to the public and a video link will be available of our of area participation. More details on here soon.
Wellington, New Zealand
2-3 October, 2017
The Australasian Centre for Wesleyan Research promotes and supports research on the life, work and times of John and Charles Wesley, their historical and theological antecedents, their successors in the Wesleyan tradition, and contemporary scholarship in the Wesleyan tradition. This includes areas such as theology, biblical studies, history, education, ethics, literature, mission, cultural studies, philosophy, pastoral studies, worship, preaching, practical theology, and social theology.
The Eighth ACWR conference going to be held in New Zealand with Keynote Speaker Dr. Richard Waugh. For further information about the conference, please visit the website ACWR Events or contact Dr Dean Smith on [email protected]
University House, Australian National University, Canberra
6-9 November 2017
“Leaning into the Spirit: discernment, decision-making and reception”
The Centre for Ecumenical Studies as part of the Austalian Centre for Christianity and Culture (CSU), together with The Australian Catholic University’s Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry and the Research Centre for Public and Contextual Theology (CSU) are co-ordinating the 4th International Conference on Receptive Ecumenism titled “Leaning into the Spirit: discernment, decision-making and reception”. For full details about the conference including speakers, programme, accommodation options and more see the conference website Registration & Programme
Dr. Anthony Rees, Faculty and HDR Supervisor, has a recent publication: “UnManning Moses” in St. Mark’s Review, 239(1), 2017.