The International Society for Science and Religion (ISSR) There will be an open conference of the ISSR on Religion, Evolution and Social Bonding 21st – 24th July 2019 Eynsham Hall, nr. Oxford, UK https://www.eynshamhall.com Plenary speakers will include Robin Dunbar, Celia Deane-Drummond, Emmanuelle Honoré, James W Jones, Richard Sosis The conference is linked to a major ISSR research project on Religion and the Social Brain, funded by the Templeton Religion Trust and will include presentations by the project team including Miguel Farias, Léon Turner, Joseph Watts, Fraser Watts The conference is open to all evolutionary approaches to religion but we will focus particularly on How religion gradually evolves and when it really becomes ‘religion’ The role of religion in human evolution more generally The particular contribution of religion
We are pleased to present the following link to ISSR Fellow Professor Michael Ruse's new entry in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Enjoy. https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/creationism/ Professor Michael Ruse is Lucyle T. Werkmeister Professor and Director of HPS (History and Philosophy of Science) Program, Florida State University His publications include: The Problem of War: Darwinism, Christianity, and their Battle to Understand Human Conflict https://www.amazon.com/Problem-War-Darwinism-Christianity-Understand/dp/0190867574/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1530223672&sr=1-2&keywords=michael+ruse+war Science, faith and the evidence for God https://www.thebigconversation.show/john-lennox-and-michael-ruse A Meaning to Life (Philosophy in Action) https://www.amazon.com/Meaning-Life-Philosophy-Action/dp/0190933224/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1537036310&sr=1-1&keywords=a+meaning+to+life+ruse On Purpose https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0691172463/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i1 The Cambridge Handbook of Evolutionary Ethics (Cambridge Handbooks in Philosophy) https://www.amazon.com/Cambridge-Handbook-Evolutionary-Ethics/dp/1107589606/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1495575495&sr=1-1&keywords=ruse+richards+ethics
University of South Africa, Pretoria Dear all, ISSR is delighted to announce that registration for the SASRF/ISSR Conference in Pretoria, South Africa, September 6-7 2018 is now open. The registration form and preliminary programme can be found by clicking on the following link: SASRF-ISSR Programme Sept 2018 For attendees coming from abroad, the registration fee can be paid by credit card during registration on the first day of the event. Please return all signed registration forms directly to Professor Wessel Bentley at email@example.com or, to myself at firstname.lastname@example.org More details about this event can be found on the following ISSR webpage: https://www.issr.org.uk/events/being-human-in-a-technological-age-sasrf-issr-conference-september-2018/
Dear Colleagues, ISSR would like to bring the following two Science and Religion conferences to your attention: 1. Orthodox Christianity and the Reassessment of Scientific Knowledge @ Science and Orthodoxy Around the World Athens, 9-10 February 2018 http://project-sow.org/conf2 2. Being religious, being scientific: the dynamics of science and religion in the laboratory” (Panel #30), @ The Annual Meeting from the Society for Social Studies of Science(4S) Sydney, 29 August – 1 September 2018. Papers are now being accepted for the event in Sydney. Details are as follows: Panel abstract: While popular imagination of the relation between science and religion continues to be dominated by either “conflict thesis” or “complementarity thesis”, emerging scholarship in the social studies of science has brought to light the many ways in which science
https://www.theology.ox.ac.uk/article/vacancy-post-doctoral-research-fellow-in-natural-theology-ian-ramsey-centre-for-science-and Grade 7: £31,604 - £38,833 with a discretionary range to £42,418 p.a. The University proposes to appoint a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Natural Theology to be based at the Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion in the Faculty of Theology and Religion. This is a fixed-term post available for two years from 1 September 2018. This appointment is a key component of a two year research project, directed by Professor Alister McGrath, entitled “Renewal of Natural Theology: Academic Engagement and Church Outreach”. The Fellow will be required to develop research in the field of natural theology, with a particular focus on assessing its importance academically (as an intellectual interface between science and faith), apologetically (as a means of helping the churches engage with a scientific culture
Postdoctoral Research Fellow Apply now Job no:500265 Area:Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Salary (FTE):Academic Research Level A1 ($64,533.50 - $87,535.13) Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term Location: St Lucia The Institute of Advanced Studies in the Humanities The Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH), was founded in July 2015. It seeks to promote high level research in traditional humanities disciplines such as history, philosophy, and literature, while also engaging with more recent developments in the humanities, including cultural studies, communication, and science communication. The Institute consists of a number of full-time research-focused academics, postdoctoral fellows, faculty fellows, and visiting fellows. IASH is supported by strategic funding from the UQ Senior Executive and the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Most of its specific research projects
Life Sciences and Society. What is the significance of personal responsibility for thinking about health and disease? What can be learnt from philosophical, religious and theological traditions concerning responsibility's relationship to compassion in determining answers to this question? Join Dr Joshua Hordern, Associate Professor of Christian Ethics, University of Oxford, Oxford Healthcare Values Partnership, as he explores these questions. Light refreshments will be available from 12.45 and the lecture will begin promptly at 13.15. Click Here for more information. Date and Time Wed 22 March 2017 12:45 – 14:15 GMT Add to Calendar Location Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge Wollaston Road Cambridge CB1 2EW View Map View Map https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/compassion-and-responsibility-in-healthcare-tickets-31635472550?aff=Newsletter1
Boston University School of Theology invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Theology at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin in Fall 2017. The successful candidate will be an outstanding scholar in theology, holding a PhD or ThD in theology or an appropriate, equivalent degree, and having potential for a strong record of publications in the field. The candidate should be a theologian working within the Christian tradition and specializing in religion and science. Areas of expertise are open, but candidates should be competent to teach core masters' course in theology as well as masters and doctoral courses in religion & science. An additional seminary degree (e.g., MDiv, MTS, MAR) and a degree in the natural sciences are highly desirable. Candidates should be committed to
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The American Association for the Advancement of Science seeks a Senior Program Associate to work within the AAAS Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion Program on the project entitled "Engaging Scientists in the Science and Religion Dialogue." The position involves leading this major initiative to support scientists interested in engagement with religious and public audiences. Designed to provide vital engagement tools and professionally facilitated workshops for scientists, this project will build upon AAAS' successful efforts in public engagement to increase opportunities for scientists and members of the public to participate in constructive dialogue about science. For information, see the AAAS website.