EVENT: Professor Douglas Pratt speaks on “Religious Fundamentalism and Extremism”

Monday 26 June 2017, at the Religious Diversity Centre, University of Otago House, 385 Queen Street,  Auckland, in the RDC’s classroom, 7:00-9:00pm.  This Seminar is open to the public with a $10 koha. For more information please contact the RDC at <info@rdc.org.nz>.

Prof. Douglas Pratt

Professor Pratt holds appointments as Adjunct Professor (Theology & Interreligious Studies) at the University of Bern, Switzerland, Professor in Religious Studies at the University of Waikato, and Adjunct Associate Professor (Research) in the School of Social Sciences at Monash University, Australia. A former President of the Australian Association for the Study of Religion (AASR) and the New Zealand Association for the Study of Religions (NZASR), Professor Pratt is the New Zealand Associate of the Australian-based UNESCO Chair in Intercultural and Interreligious Relations – Asia Pacific. He is also an Associate of the Centre for the Study of Religion and Politics (CSRP) at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. Doug’s areas of expertise are: Christianity, Islam, Christian-Muslim relations and dialogue, religious fundamentalism, religion and terrorism, religious diversity and interfaith engagement.