Conference: Religion, Justice and Well-being

University of Central Lancashire, 27 June 2009

A two-day conference to which all workshop attendees (plus select others) – will be invited – about fifty people in total – will enable further reflection on the workshop themes. However, the seminars will interrogate their own themes, destabilise conceptual boundaries and generate new ideas, and the thematic priorities of the conference will reflect this. Most conference attendees will give papers and/or presentations. Fifty people is large enough to enable wide-ranging deliberation, but small enough to retain cohesion. We shall invite two keynote speakers, one academic and one from a faith or policy background.

Main Conveners: Dr. Niall Scott (Lecturer in Ethics, University of Central Lancashire) and Dr. Gideon Calder (Reader in Ethics and Social Theory, Newport)

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2 Responses to “Conference: Religion, Justice and Well-being”

  1. Tapan Barua Says:

    Dear Sirs,

    We introduce ourselves as one of the pioneering Buddhist organization namely Buddhist Brotherhood Assembly which is non-profit, non-sectarian, socio-economic, cultural, religious and peace propagation center designed to serve the cause of our sacred religion and to uphold the sanctity of suffering humanity. Since inception in the year 1998 we have been conducting Inter-religious teachings, arranging seminar, conference, meeting, workshop time to time for the propagation of the peace elsewhere in the world. We exhorts let one cultivate boundless compassion, wisdom and loving kindness towards all sentient beings.
    Today as the world struggle with war and terrorism, it is wise renunciation of spiritually great saint to practise non-violence in every walk of life which can help attain of all civilization to transfer problematic areas of the globe back all religions to live in peace and harmony with each other from families towards all human beings. We take initiative and endeavor to establish relationships with the people of diverse cultural and religious background for the promotion of International brotherhood to contribute to peace elsewhere in the world.

    Kindly note our Organization is a member of World Fellowship of Buddhist, Buddhist Brotherhood Mission, World Peace Prayer Society, etc. Our representatives very often participated in the International peace and religious conference both at home and abroad. Last year two delegates from our Organization attended 5th Annual World Peace Prayer Society peace congregation held in Allanton Sanctuary in 2003. Also 2(two) of our representatives visited U.S.A in late July and attended World Peace Flag Hoisting Ceremony organized by World Peace Prayer Society in 2003. In February 2 (two) member delegation from our organization attended conference in Seoul , South Korea alongwith our President in 2005. Four of our representatives attended 6th Annual World Peace Flage Hoisting Ceremony in Allanton Sanctuary , Scotland U.K held on 17th June 2004. One of our delegate attended International Conference on Restorative Practices & Family Empowerment held in Penrith , Australia from 3-5th March 2005. Two of our delegates attended Nostra Aete Interreligious Conference held in Italy September 2006. One of our delegates attended LIPS Conference held in viena, Switzerland September 2006. One of our delegate attended Kalachakra initiation & Interreligious meeting for world Peace held at Florence from 28-30th June 2007. Two of our delegates attended 9th Annual Gathering for World Peace held at Allanton Sanctuary, Scotland on 30th June 2007. One of our delegate attended short meditation course at Assisi Cetro Ritiri, Milano, Italy from 22nd to 29th June 2007. Two of our Buddhist Monk attended 10th Annual Gathering for world peace held at Allanton Sanctuary, Scotland on June 29th 2008. Since inception delegates of our organization attended conferences, seminar, workshop organized by different organization both at Home and Abroad.

    Would you please let us know information regarding upcoming events/conference shedule to be held near future in any part of the world. We express our solidarity with the Multifaith Centre and are desirous to establish relationship to work together for a better world to live in peace with religious tolerance.

    Looking forward to hear from you soon.

    Best regards,

    Tapan Barua
    General Secretary
    Buddhist Brotherhood Assembly
    Hannan Building, 5th Floor, 5 E,
    1 No. Nandan Kanan, Kotwali,
    Chittagong-4000
    Bangladesh.

  2. I am interested to attend the above conference.

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