2013 Science and Religion Workshop

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On November 9th and 10th, 2013, the Manipal Centre for Philosophy and Humanities organized a National Workshop on Science and Religion. It welcomed presentations from teachers and students from the centre, as well as from external speakers. Students from all over India attended this two-days space of thinking and dialogue on the questions of faith, knowledge, truth and belief.

Click on the links below to access the reports written by the MCPH students, on each of the lectures.

Day 1

Sundar Sarukkai:
Welcome Speech
&
Subbiah Arunachalam:
Inaugural talk

Sundar Sarukkai:
“God as Nature and Nature as God”

K V Akshara:
“Science and Faith: A Layman’s View”

George Varghese:
“Science and God in 17th Century Europe”

Apaar Kumar:
“Theology as the Handmaiden of Philosophy?:
Kant on the Relationship between Faith and Reason”

Gayathri Prabhu:
“Wit, Spirit, Text: John Donne in the Age of Discovery”

Day 2

Meera Baindur:
“The Curious Case of Conservation: Biology, Management or a Practical Science?”

Dinakaran Meenamkunnu:
“Science, Religion and the Image of the World Around Us”

Shireen Azam:
“Makings of a Scientific Religion”

Sundar Sarukkai:
“Scientific and Religious Imagination”

Gordon McOuat:
“Biology and Religion”

Nikhil Govind:
“Legal Governance of Sexual Diversity”

Documentary screening: Many People Many Desires
&
Conversation with A Revathi

Click on the image below to access the album page of the workshop pictures:

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