2012 Events

TANSA: 2012
Theology and the Natural Sciences in Aotearoa: A Centre within the Laidlaw Carey Graduate School

This year we hope to feature three sessions looking at contemporary physics. The third of these will be beamed in from Germany—we hope.

We will be beginning the year with a  joint University of Auckland/TANSA session featuring a visiting anthropologist from the University of Notre Dame.

All sessions start at 7pm unless otherwise stated. Come at 6pm for pizza. Please RSVP using the form at the bottom of this page.

There will be a $10 charge for pizza and a gold coin collection for the lectures/seminars


Thursday 22nd March
University of Auckland: Prof. Agustín Fuentes,  University of Notre Dame 7-9pm
Room 206.209 Arts 1 level 2 14a Symonds St
Integrating Theology and Human Evolution in the 21st century: (r)envisioning human nature and stewardship of the planet


Tuesday 3rd April
Laidlaw College: Dr. Jeff Tallon
On God Particles and God Particulars


Friday 13th April
Laidlaw College:  Dr. Stephen May
Not postmodernism but posthumanity: Iain M. Banks’ science fiction and  ‘Culture’ novels.


Tuesday 8th May
Laidlaw College Dr. Nikolaus Stillfried (by webcam from Germany)
An Introduction to Generalized Quantum Theory


Thursday 7th June
Laidlaw College: Chair, Dr.. Wilf Malcolm
Where Now?: Physics and Theology Panel Discussion


Tuesday 14th August
Laidlaw College:  Dr. Graeme Finlay & David Layzell
Evolution in NZ schools AND molecular genetics and primate evolution




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