The Gifford Lectures 2009
The Gifford Lectures 2009 will be presented by Professor Diana L. Eck of Harvard University.
Professor Eck will present a series of six public lectures on the theme “The Age of Pluralism".
Diana Eck is Professor of Comparative Religion and Indian Studies, Frederic Wertham Professor of Law and Psychiatry, Harvard University.
These events are FREE but but you must book to attend.
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The Gifford Lectures
The Gifford Lectures are held at each of the four ancient Scottish universities.
They were established under the will of Adam Lord Gifford, a Senator of the College of Justice, who died in 1887.
The lectures have enabled a notable field of scholars to contribute to the advancement of philosophical and theological thought.
Past Gifford Lecture speakers at the University include Albert Schweitzer, Niels Bohr, Sir John Eccles, Iris Murdoch, Michael Ignatieff and Noam Chomsky.
Full details of the Gifford Lectures are available on the College of Humanities and Social Science website.
All lectures will be held in St Cecilia's Hall, Niddry Street, Cowgate, Edinburgh, EH1 1LJ.
Globalisation and Religious Pluralism
Monday 27 April 2009, 5.30pm
Monday 27 April 2009, 6.30pm
The Civic Perspective: Citizens, Nations, and the Challenges of Religious Pluralism
Tuesday 28 April 2009, 5.30pm
Tuesday 28 April 2009, 6.30pm
The New Cosmopolis: Cities and the Realities of Religious Pluralism
Thursday 30 April 2009, 5.30pm
Thursday 30 April 2009, 6.30pm
Religious Views of Religious Pluralism I
Monday 4 May 2009, 5.30pm
Monday 4 May 2009, 6.30pm
Religious Views of Religious Pluralism II
Tuesday 5 May 2009, 5.30pm
Tuesday 5 May 2009, 6.30pm
The Pluralism Within
Thursday 7 May 2009, 5.30pm
Thursday 7 May 2009, 6.30pm
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