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Christianity in the Contemporary Middle East

Christianity in the Contemporary Middle East

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Location: Mathematical Institute, Andrew Wiles Building, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6GG

Christianity in the Contemporary Middle East - The Life and Death of a Tradition?

Conference hosted by the Las Casas Institute, Blackfriars Hall, Oxford, in association with the Centre for Eastern Christianity and the Centre for Christianity and Interreligious Dialogue, Heythrop College.

Presentations & Speakers

Welcome - Martin Ganeri, O.P, Vice Regent, Blackfriars Hall, Oxford

Christianity in the Middle East - an Introduction and Overview - Anthony O’Mahony, Heythrop College, University of London

Christianity in Iraq: present situation and future challenge - Professor Herman Teule, University of Louvain and Director, Institute for Eastern Christianity

Coptic Christianity in Egypt today: reconfi guring power, religion and politics - Dr Mariz Tadros, University of Sussex

Armenian Christianity in the Middle East - modern history and contemporary challenges - Dr Hratch Tchilingirian, Armenian Studies, Oriental Institute, University of Oxford

Erasing the Ecumenical Patriarchate and the Greek Orthodox Christians in Turkey: Comparative lessons for Middle Eastern Christianity from the Turkish model of Religious Cleansing - Prof Elizabeth Prodromou, Tufts University, Former Commissioner and vice-chair US Commission on International Religious freedom 2004-2012 & currently US Secretary of State Working Group on Religion and Foreign Policy

Registration and fees

To register please email Charlotte Redman: lascasas@bfriars.ox.ac.uk by Friday 24 October 2014

Fee for the day (payable by cheque): £20 Includes lunch, tea & coffee. Please enquire regarding concessions.

Contact Name: Charlotte Redman
Contact Email: lascasas@bfriars.ox.ac.uk