Name: Oxford Interfaith Forum
Oxford

Events this person is hosting:

Thursday 11 August 2022 (16th Week, Trinity Term)

Embodied Cognition and the Soul: Lessons from Cognitive Science and Christian Eschatology
Date: 11 August 2022, 18:00 - 19:00 (Thursday, 16th week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker : Rebekah Wallace (University of Oxford)
Venue Details: Online (See link below)
Organiser: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Thursday 15 June 2023 (8th Week, Trinity Term)

ART: The Tao of Mary: Images of the Virgin in the Church of the East
Date: 15 June 2023, 18:00 - 19:00 (Thursday, 8th week, Trinity 2023)
Speaker : Professor Matthew J. Milliner (Oxford Interfaith Forum)
Venue Details: online
Organiser: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Hosts: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford), Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum, AMES)

Monday 19 June 2023 (9th Week, Trinity Term)

MANUSCRIPTS: British Library Hebrew Treasures Reveal Interfaith Narratives: The Sana’a Pentateuch
Date: 19 June 2023, 18:00 - 19:00 (Monday, 9th week, Trinity 2023)
Speaker : Ilana Tahan OBE (British Library)
Venue Details: https://www.oxfordinterfaithforum.org/thematic-international-interfaith-reading-groups/manuscripts-in-interfaith-contexts/british-library-hebrew-treasures-reveal-interfaith-narratives-the-sanaa-pentateuch/
Organisers: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford), Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum, AMES)
Hosts: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford), Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum, AMES)

Monday 10 July 2023 (12th Week, Trinity Term)

Sacred Signs: How Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Visual Symbols Draw form the Same Well
Date: 10 July 2023, 18:00 - 19:00 (Monday, 12th week, Trinity 2023)
Speaker s: Professor Ori Soltes (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Revd Canon Dr Joanna Collicutt (University of Oxford)
Organiser: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Thursday 13 July 2023 (12th Week, Trinity Term)

Psalm 44 and the Book of Job: God on Trial
Date: 13 July 2023, 18:00 - 19:00 (Thursday, 12th week, Trinity 2023)
Speaker : Ignacio Carbajosa (San Damaso/Campion Hall)
Organisers: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford), Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum, AMES)
Hosts: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford), Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum, AMES)

Tuesday 18 July 2023 (13th Week, Trinity Term)

A Medieval Franciscan Consults the Jews: Nicholas of Lyra on how to Imagine the Temple
Date: 18 July 2023, 18:00 - 19:00 (Tuesday, 13th week, Trinity 2023)
Speaker s: Lesley Smith (HMC), Professor James McGrath (Oxford Interfaith Forum)
Organisers: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford), Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum, AMES)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Thursday 10 August 2023 (16th Week, Trinity Term)

Gregory of Nyssa: On the Human Image of God
Date: 10 August 2023, 17:00 - 18:00 (Thursday, 16th week, Trinity 2023)
Speaker s: Reverend Professor John Behr (Regius Chair in Humanity at University of Aberdeen), Andrew Louth (Emeritus Professor of Patristic and Byzantine Studies, University of Durham ), Dr Sebastian Brock (University of Oxford)
Organisers: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford), Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum, AMES), Dr Sebastian Brock (University of Oxford)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Thursday 17 August 2023 (17th Week, Trinity Term)

A Book for All Seasons: Medieval Liturgical Psalter
Date: 17 August 2023, 18:00 - 19:00 (Thursday, 17th week, Trinity 2023)
Speaker : Dr Elisabeth Solopova (University of Oxford)
Organisers: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford), Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum, AMES)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Thursday 9 November 2023 (5th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Book Launch_Making Sense of “GOD”: What God-Talk Means and Does
Date: 9 November 2023, 18:00 - 19:00 (Thursday, 5th week, Michaelmas 2023)
Speaker s: Rabbi Dr Norman Solomon (OCHJS), Revd Dr John Goldingay (Oxford Interfaith Forum)
Venue Details: online
Organisers: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Monday 20 November 2023 (7th Week, Michaelmas Term)

The Manuscript Project at the Coptic Monastery of St Paul the Hermit at the Red Sea, Egypt
Date: 20 November 2023, 17:00 - 18:00 (Monday, 7th week, Michaelmas 2023)
Speaker s: Dr Lisa Agaiby (University of Divinity, Australia), Dr Sebastian Brock (University of Oxford)
Venue Details: online
Organisers: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford), Dr Sebastian Brock (University of Oxford)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Thursday 11 January 2024 (0th Week, Hilary Term)

Interfaith Just Peacemaking: Christian and Muslim Resources for Restorative Justice
Date: 11 January 2024, 18:00 - 19:00 (Thursday, 0th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Professor Najeeba Syeed (Oxford Interfaith Forum)
Venue Details: Online
Organisers: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford), Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Monday 15 January 2024 (1st Week, Hilary Term)

Ephrem the Syrian and a New Beginning in Syriac Poetry
Date: 15 January 2024, 17:00 - 18:00 (Monday, 1st week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker s: Professor Alberto Rigolio (Durham University, UK), Prof Sebastian Brock (Retired Reader in Syriac Studies at the Oriental Institute and currently a Professorial Fellow at Wolfson College, Oxford)
Organisers: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Thursday 18 January 2024 (1st Week, Hilary Term)

Psalm 109: The Prayer No One Wants
Date: 18 January 2024, 18:00 - 19:00 (Thursday, 1st week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker s: Revd Dr David Firth (Trinity College, Bristol), Revd Dr Eric Sarwar (Oxford Interfaith Forum)
Venue Details: online
Organisers: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Monday 29 January 2024 (3rd Week, Hilary Term)

The Talmud among Victorian Christians: Polemics and Humanism in Interfaith Encounters
Date: 29 January 2024, 18:00 - 19:00 (Monday, 3rd week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Prof Aaron Koller (Yeshiva University, USA)
Venue Details: online
Organiser: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Thursday 8 February 2024 (4th Week, Hilary Term)

Christian Images and Jewish Desecrators: The History of the Allegation in Manuscript Illustrations
Date: 8 February 2024, 18:00 - 19:00 (Thursday, 4th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Dr Katherine Aron-Beller (Tel-Aviv University, Israel)
Venue Details: Online
Organisers: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Saturday 10 February 2024 (4th Week, Hilary Term)

Annual Johannes Lähnemann Interfaith Education and Peacebuilding Lecture 'Building Effective Resilience in Troubled Times: Interfaith Women Peacebuilders'
Date: 10 February 2024, 14:00 - 15:30 (Saturday, 4th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker s: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Professor Julian Stern (Bishop Grosseteste University), Professor Azza Karam (Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam), Professor Johannes Lähnemann (Professor Emeritus and Chair for Religious Education at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany)
Venue: Taylor Institution Library, St Giles' OX1 3NA
Venue Details: Room 2
Organisers: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Thursday 22 February 2024 (6th Week, Hilary Term)

Psalm 40 and Messiness of Prayer
Date: 22 February 2024, 18:00 - 19:00 (Thursday, 6th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker s: Prof Alan Cooper (Jewish Theological Seminary, USA), Prof Aaron Koller (Yeshiva University, USA)
Venue Details: Online
Organisers: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Monday 26 February 2024 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

Poetry Book Launch: So Many Things Are Yours, by Poet Admiel Kosman
Date: 26 February 2024, 18:00 - 19:00 (Monday, 7th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker s: Prof Admiel Kosman (Potsdam University, Germany), Prof Adriana X Jacobs (University of Oxford), Dr Lisa Katz (Hebrew Univeristy of Jerusalem, Israel), Dr Tamar Hess (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)
Venue Details: Online
Organisers: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Thursday 29 February 2024 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

Sounding the Silence – Contemplation as Poetic Practice; Poetry as Contemplative Practice
Date: 29 February 2024, 18:00 - 19:00 (Thursday, 7th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Dr Aaron Maniam (BSG, Univeristy of Oxford)
Venue Details: Online
Organisers: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Monday 18 March 2024 (10th Week, Hilary Term)

A Curious Megillat Esther or How to Find a Needle in a Haystack
Date: 18 March 2024, 18:00 - 19:00 (Monday, 10th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker s: Revd Prof Ignacio Carbajosa (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Professor Alison Salvesen
Venue Details: Online
Organisers: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford), Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum, AMES)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Thursday 4 April 2024 (-2nd Week, Trinity Term)

Nikos Kazantzakis and Orthodox Christianity
Date: 4 April 2024, 17:00 - 18:00 (Thursday, -2nd week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker s: Professor Basilius Jacobus (Bert) Groen (University of Graz), Dr Sebastian Brock (University of Oxford)
Organisers: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford), Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum, AMES), Dr Sebastian Brock (University of Oxford)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Thursday 11 April 2024 (-1st Week, Trinity Term)

The Ties That Bond Us: Differences of Sacred Values in Interfaith Organizing
Date: 11 April 2024, 18:00 - 19:00 (Thursday, -1st week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker s: Revd Dr Aaron Stauffer (Vanderbilt Divinity School), Prof Syed Atif Rizwan (Oxford Interfaith Forum)
Organisers: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Monday 15 April 2024 (0th Week, Trinity Term)

Book Launch: Judaism Is about Love
Date: 15 April 2024, 18:00 - 19:00 (Monday, 0th week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker s: Rabbi Dr Shai Held (Hadar Institute), Prof Aaron Koller (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Professor John Barton (University of Oxford), Prof Ellen Davis (Duke Divinity School), Professor Zev Harvey (Hebrew University in Jerusalem)
Organisers: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Events this person is organising:

Tuesday 16 November 2021 (6th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Psalms in Interfaith Contexts - Psalm 139
Date: 16 November 2021, 18:00 - 19:00 (Tuesday, 6th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker : Rabbi David Wolpe (The Max Webb Senior Rabbi, Sinai Temple, CA, USA)
Venue Details: Online (Zoom)
Organiser: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 23 November 2021 (7th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Philosophy in Interfaith Contexts
Date: 23 November 2021, 19:00 - 20:00 (Tuesday, 7th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker : Dr Ionut Moise (University of Oxford)
Venue Details: Online event (registration required)
Organiser: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 7 December 2021 (9th Week, Michaelmas Term)

The Festival of Light
Date: 7 December 2021, 19:30 - 20:30 (Tuesday, 9th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker s: Martin Whittingham (Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies & Regent’s Park), John Goldingay (Oxford Interfaith Forum), The Revd Canon Dr Robin Gibbons (University of Oxford, Department for Continuing Education), Dr Jesse Abelman (Museum of the Bible)
Venue Details: Zoom (registration required)
Organiser: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 9 December 2021 (9th Week, Michaelmas Term)

George the Athonite (d. 1065) on Matters of Faith and Rite, According to The Life of St. George the Hagiorite (11th c.)
Date: 9 December 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Thursday, 9th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker : Professor Tamara Grdzelidze (Ilia State University)
Venue Details: Zoom (registration required)
Organiser: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 16 December 2021 (10th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Mystical Reading of Psalm 33
Date: 16 December 2021, 18:00 - 19:00 (Thursday, 10th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker s: Dr Erica Mongé-Greer (University of Oregon Clark Honors College), Prof Ellen Davis (Duke Divinity School), Prof Eitan Fishbane (Jewish Theological Seminary)
Venue Details: Online (registration required)
Organiser: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Wednesday 12 January 2022 (0th Week, Hilary Term)

Psalms Reading Group: Comparative Reading of Psalms & Abraham’s Prayers in the Quran
Date: 12 January 2022, 18:00 - 19:00 (Wednesday, 0th week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker s: Ustadha Yomna Helmy (Centre for Islamic Studies, University of Cambridge), Gulamabbas Lakha (University of Oxford)
Venue Details: Zoom (registration required)
Organiser: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 18 January 2022 (1st Week, Hilary Term)

Pilgrimage in Interfaith Contexts: Pilgrimage and Exile
Date: 18 January 2022, 17:30 - 18:30 (Tuesday, 1st week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker s: Shaykha Safia Shahid (Women's Muslim College, UK), The Venerable Jonathan Chaffey (Archdeacon of Oxford, UK), The Rt Revd Martin Gorick (Bishop of Dudley), Dr Mia Spiro (University of Glasgow)
Venue Details: Zoom (registration required)
Organiser: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 20 January 2022 (1st Week, Hilary Term)

Eastern Christianity in Interfaith Contexts: Dadisho of Qatar: Questioning the Desert Fathers
Date: 20 January 2022, 17:00 - 18:00 (Thursday, 1st week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker : Revd Dr Robert Kitchen
Venue Details: Zoom (registration required)
Organiser: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 27 January 2022 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)

Oxford Interfaith Forum: International Holocaust Memorial Day Event: Dame Stephanie Shirley CH
Date: 27 January 2022, 18:00 - 19:00 (Thursday, 2nd week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker s: The Rt Revd Martin Gorick (Bishop of Dudley), Dr Victoria Nash (The Oxford Internet Institute,University of Oxford), Mr Barnabas Balint (University of Oxford)
Venue Details: Zoom (registration required)
Organiser: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Monday 31 January 2022 (3rd Week, Hilary Term)

Philosophy in Interfaith Contexts: Professor James Orr on ‘Human Equality and Abrahamic Monotheism’
Date: 31 January 2022, 18:00 - 19:00 (Monday, 3rd week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker : Professor James Orr (University of Cambridge)
Venue Details: Zoom (registration required)
Organiser: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 4 August 2022 (15th Week, Trinity Term)

Eicha as Presentiment: Reading Lamentations in the Era of Climate Change
Date: 4 August 2022, 18:00 - 19:00 (Thursday, 15th week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker : Rubén Kraiem
Venue Details: Online (See link Below)
Organiser: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 11 August 2022 (16th Week, Trinity Term)

Embodied Cognition and the Soul: Lessons from Cognitive Science and Christian Eschatology
Date: 11 August 2022, 18:00 - 19:00 (Thursday, 16th week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker : Rebekah Wallace (University of Oxford)
Venue Details: Online (See link below)
Organiser: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Monday 15 August 2022 (17th Week, Trinity Term)

Psalm 46: Singing in Hope and Defiance
Date: 15 August 2022, 18:00 - 19:00 (Monday, 17th week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker : Professor Henrike Lähnemann (University of Oxford)
Venue Details: See link below
Organiser: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 25 August 2022 (18th Week, Trinity Term)

Jacob of Sarug on the Canaanite Woman (Mt 15:21-28, Mk 7:24-30): Biblical Storytelling and Models of Faith
Date: 25 August 2022, 17:00 - 18:00 (Thursday, 18th week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker
Venue Details: Online (See link below)
Organiser: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 15 June 2023 (8th Week, Trinity Term)

ART: The Tao of Mary: Images of the Virgin in the Church of the East
Date: 15 June 2023, 18:00 - 19:00 (Thursday, 8th week, Trinity 2023)
Speaker : Professor Matthew J. Milliner (Oxford Interfaith Forum)
Venue Details: online
Organiser: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Hosts: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford), Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum, AMES)

Monday 19 June 2023 (9th Week, Trinity Term)

MANUSCRIPTS: British Library Hebrew Treasures Reveal Interfaith Narratives: The Sana’a Pentateuch
Date: 19 June 2023, 18:00 - 19:00 (Monday, 9th week, Trinity 2023)
Speaker : Ilana Tahan OBE (British Library)
Venue Details: https://www.oxfordinterfaithforum.org/thematic-international-interfaith-reading-groups/manuscripts-in-interfaith-contexts/british-library-hebrew-treasures-reveal-interfaith-narratives-the-sanaa-pentateuch/
Organisers: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford), Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum, AMES)
Hosts: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford), Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum, AMES)

Monday 3 July 2023 (11th Week, Trinity Term)

The Dead Sea Scrolls at 75: The Texts, their Contexts, and the Coalescence of Jewish and Christian Scholarship
Date: 3 July 2023, 17:00 - 18:30 (Monday, 11th week, Trinity 2023)
Speaker s: Professor Gary Rendsburg (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Professor Alison Salvesen, John Goldingay (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Revd Dr Andrew Bowyer (Magdalen College)
Venue: Magdalen College, High Street OX1 4AU
Venue Details: Sophia Sheppard Room
Organisers: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford), Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum, AMES)
Hosts: Revd Dr Andrew Bowyer (Magdalen College), Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum, AMES)

Monday 10 July 2023 (12th Week, Trinity Term)

Sacred Signs: How Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Visual Symbols Draw form the Same Well
Date: 10 July 2023, 18:00 - 19:00 (Monday, 12th week, Trinity 2023)
Speaker s: Professor Ori Soltes (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Revd Canon Dr Joanna Collicutt (University of Oxford)
Organiser: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Thursday 13 July 2023 (12th Week, Trinity Term)

Psalm 44 and the Book of Job: God on Trial
Date: 13 July 2023, 18:00 - 19:00 (Thursday, 12th week, Trinity 2023)
Speaker : Ignacio Carbajosa (San Damaso/Campion Hall)
Organisers: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford), Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum, AMES)
Hosts: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford), Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum, AMES)

Tuesday 18 July 2023 (13th Week, Trinity Term)

A Medieval Franciscan Consults the Jews: Nicholas of Lyra on how to Imagine the Temple
Date: 18 July 2023, 18:00 - 19:00 (Tuesday, 13th week, Trinity 2023)
Speaker s: Lesley Smith (HMC), Professor James McGrath (Oxford Interfaith Forum)
Organisers: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford), Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum, AMES)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Thursday 10 August 2023 (16th Week, Trinity Term)

Gregory of Nyssa: On the Human Image of God
Date: 10 August 2023, 17:00 - 18:00 (Thursday, 16th week, Trinity 2023)
Speaker s: Reverend Professor John Behr (Regius Chair in Humanity at University of Aberdeen), Andrew Louth (Emeritus Professor of Patristic and Byzantine Studies, University of Durham ), Dr Sebastian Brock (University of Oxford)
Organisers: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford), Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum, AMES), Dr Sebastian Brock (University of Oxford)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Thursday 17 August 2023 (17th Week, Trinity Term)

A Book for All Seasons: Medieval Liturgical Psalter
Date: 17 August 2023, 18:00 - 19:00 (Thursday, 17th week, Trinity 2023)
Speaker : Dr Elisabeth Solopova (University of Oxford)
Organisers: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford), Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum, AMES)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Thursday 12 October 2023 (1st Week, Michaelmas Term)

Mary’s Ordeal: A Syriac Narrative Poem on Many and Joseph
Date: 12 October 2023, 17:00 - 18:00 (Thursday, 1st week, Michaelmas 2023)
Speaker : Dr Sebastian Brock (University of Oxford)
Organisers: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford), Dr Sebastian Brock (University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum)

Thursday 9 November 2023 (5th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Book Launch_Making Sense of “GOD”: What God-Talk Means and Does
Date: 9 November 2023, 18:00 - 19:00 (Thursday, 5th week, Michaelmas 2023)
Speaker s: Rabbi Dr Norman Solomon (OCHJS), Revd Dr John Goldingay (Oxford Interfaith Forum)
Venue Details: online
Organisers: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Monday 20 November 2023 (7th Week, Michaelmas Term)

The Manuscript Project at the Coptic Monastery of St Paul the Hermit at the Red Sea, Egypt
Date: 20 November 2023, 17:00 - 18:00 (Monday, 7th week, Michaelmas 2023)
Speaker s: Dr Lisa Agaiby (University of Divinity, Australia), Dr Sebastian Brock (University of Oxford)
Venue Details: online
Organisers: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford), Dr Sebastian Brock (University of Oxford)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Thursday 11 January 2024 (0th Week, Hilary Term)

Interfaith Just Peacemaking: Christian and Muslim Resources for Restorative Justice
Date: 11 January 2024, 18:00 - 19:00 (Thursday, 0th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Professor Najeeba Syeed (Oxford Interfaith Forum)
Venue Details: Online
Organisers: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford), Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Monday 15 January 2024 (1st Week, Hilary Term)

Ephrem the Syrian and a New Beginning in Syriac Poetry
Date: 15 January 2024, 17:00 - 18:00 (Monday, 1st week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker s: Professor Alberto Rigolio (Durham University, UK), Prof Sebastian Brock (Retired Reader in Syriac Studies at the Oriental Institute and currently a Professorial Fellow at Wolfson College, Oxford)
Organisers: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Thursday 18 January 2024 (1st Week, Hilary Term)

Psalm 109: The Prayer No One Wants
Date: 18 January 2024, 18:00 - 19:00 (Thursday, 1st week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker s: Revd Dr David Firth (Trinity College, Bristol), Revd Dr Eric Sarwar (Oxford Interfaith Forum)
Venue Details: online
Organisers: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Thursday 8 February 2024 (4th Week, Hilary Term)

Christian Images and Jewish Desecrators: The History of the Allegation in Manuscript Illustrations
Date: 8 February 2024, 18:00 - 19:00 (Thursday, 4th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Dr Katherine Aron-Beller (Tel-Aviv University, Israel)
Venue Details: Online
Organisers: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Saturday 10 February 2024 (4th Week, Hilary Term)

Annual Johannes Lähnemann Interfaith Education and Peacebuilding Lecture 'Building Effective Resilience in Troubled Times: Interfaith Women Peacebuilders'
Date: 10 February 2024, 14:00 - 15:30 (Saturday, 4th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker s: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Professor Julian Stern (Bishop Grosseteste University), Professor Azza Karam (Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam), Professor Johannes Lähnemann (Professor Emeritus and Chair for Religious Education at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany)
Venue: Taylor Institution Library, St Giles' OX1 3NA
Venue Details: Room 2
Organisers: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Monday 19 February 2024 (6th Week, Hilary Term)

Setting the Stage: The Rose of Performance in Studying Late Ancient Hymnody
Date: 19 February 2024, 17:00 - 18:00 (Monday, 6th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Prof Laura Lieber (Duke Univeristy, USA)
Venue Details: Online
Organisers: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford), Dr Sebastian Brock (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 22 February 2024 (6th Week, Hilary Term)

Psalm 40 and Messiness of Prayer
Date: 22 February 2024, 18:00 - 19:00 (Thursday, 6th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker s: Prof Alan Cooper (Jewish Theological Seminary, USA), Prof Aaron Koller (Yeshiva University, USA)
Venue Details: Online
Organisers: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Monday 26 February 2024 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

Poetry Book Launch: So Many Things Are Yours, by Poet Admiel Kosman
Date: 26 February 2024, 18:00 - 19:00 (Monday, 7th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker s: Prof Admiel Kosman (Potsdam University, Germany), Prof Adriana X Jacobs (University of Oxford), Dr Lisa Katz (Hebrew Univeristy of Jerusalem, Israel), Dr Tamar Hess (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)
Venue Details: Online
Organisers: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Thursday 29 February 2024 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

Sounding the Silence – Contemplation as Poetic Practice; Poetry as Contemplative Practice
Date: 29 February 2024, 18:00 - 19:00 (Thursday, 7th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Dr Aaron Maniam (BSG, Univeristy of Oxford)
Venue Details: Online
Organisers: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Monday 4 March 2024 (8th Week, Hilary Term)

The Dead Sea Scrolls and Jewish-Christian Dialogue
Date: 4 March 2024, 18:00 - 19:00 (Monday, 8th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Professor Lawrence H. Schiffman (New York University, USA)
Venue Details: Online
Organisers: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 7 March 2024 (8th Week, Hilary Term)

The Miracle of Pilgrimage: A Coptic Journey to the Holy Land During the Ottoman Period
Date: 7 March 2024, 17:00 - 18:00 (Thursday, 8th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Professor Febe Armanious (Middlebury College, USA)
Venue Details: Online
Organisers: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford), Dr Sebastian Brock (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Monday 18 March 2024 (10th Week, Hilary Term)

A Curious Megillat Esther or How to Find a Needle in a Haystack
Date: 18 March 2024, 18:00 - 19:00 (Monday, 10th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker s: Revd Prof Ignacio Carbajosa (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Professor Alison Salvesen
Venue Details: Online
Organisers: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford), Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum, AMES)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Thursday 4 April 2024 (-2nd Week, Trinity Term)

Nikos Kazantzakis and Orthodox Christianity
Date: 4 April 2024, 17:00 - 18:00 (Thursday, -2nd week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker s: Professor Basilius Jacobus (Bert) Groen (University of Graz), Dr Sebastian Brock (University of Oxford)
Organisers: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford), Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum, AMES), Dr Sebastian Brock (University of Oxford)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Monday 8 April 2024 (-1st Week, Trinity Term)

When Salafi Muslims Meet Evangelical Christians: A Hopeful Dispatch from the United States
Date: 8 April 2024, 18:00 - 19:00 (Monday, -1st week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Dr Matthew Taylor (Oxford Interfaith Forum)
Organisers: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 11 April 2024 (-1st Week, Trinity Term)

The Ties That Bond Us: Differences of Sacred Values in Interfaith Organizing
Date: 11 April 2024, 18:00 - 19:00 (Thursday, -1st week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker s: Revd Dr Aaron Stauffer (Vanderbilt Divinity School), Prof Syed Atif Rizwan (Oxford Interfaith Forum)
Organisers: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)

Monday 15 April 2024 (0th Week, Trinity Term)

Book Launch: Judaism Is about Love
Date: 15 April 2024, 18:00 - 19:00 (Monday, 0th week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker s: Rabbi Dr Shai Held (Hadar Institute), Prof Aaron Koller (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Professor John Barton (University of Oxford), Prof Ellen Davis (Duke Divinity School), Professor Zev Harvey (Hebrew University in Jerusalem)
Organisers: Dr Thea Gomelauri (Oxford Interfaith Forum), Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)
Host: Oxford Interfaith Forum (Oxford)