Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Christian and Muslim perspectives on being human

The Building Bridges Seminar

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams in collaboration with the

Department of Malay Studies, National University of Singapore;

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Religion Research Cluster, National University of Singapore;

& University Scholars Programme, National University of Singapore

invite you to a series of public lectures on

Humanity in Context: Christian and Muslim perspectives on being human


Professor Azizan Baharuddin, Department of Science and Technology Studies and Director of the Centre for Civilisational Dialogue, University of Malaya;

Professor Vincent Cornell, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Middle East and Islamic Studies at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia;

The Ven. Michael Ipgrave, Archdeacon of Southwark, London;

Professor Michael Northcott, Associate Rector at St James, Leith, and Canon Theologian of Liverpool Cathedral;

Professor Mona Siddiqui, Professor of Islamic Studies and Public Understanding at Glasgow University in Scotland;

Dr. Ng Kam Weng, Director of the Kairos Research Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Venue: Civil Service College Auditorium, 31 North Buona Vista Road. Singapore 275983. Click here for map.

Date: 4th December 2007 (Tuesday)

Time: 8.30 am – 4.30 pm

* Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Theme of the lectures:

0915-1045: First lecture: “Being human - religious perspectives”

Dr Ng Kam Weng and Professor Mona Siddiqui

1115-1300: Second lecture: “Living with difference”

The Ven. Michael Ipgrave and Professor Vincent Cornell

1430-1615: Third lecture: “Guardians of the Environment”

Professor Michael Northcott and Professor Azizan Baharuddin

Kindly RSVP by 29th November to Rodney Sebastian at <>.

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