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Public Lecture and Film Showing, Sept 7th: University of Western Sydney

Dear Colleagues,

You are welcomed to join our next Religion and Society Research Public Lecture and Film Showing on “T.G.H. Strehlow and Movements to Repatriate Knowledge in Central Australia.” The event will focus on the process of repatriation of sacred knowledge to indigenous societies in Alice Springs. It will put forward the theory that religious knowledge is best defined as a ‘chain of memory’.

Guest Speaker: James L. Cox is Emeritus Professor of Religious Studies in the University of Edinburgh and Adjunct Professor in the Religion and Society Research Cluster, Western Sydney University.

The event will also include a showing of the film “Mr Strehlow’s Films” by Hart Cohen, who is Associate Professor in Media Arts in the School of Humanities and Communication Arts at Western Sydney University.

Event Details,

Date: Wednesday, 7th September 2016

Time: 12.00 – 14.00pm

Room: Building 3, Room G.55

Campus: Bankstown

Rsvp: By Friday 2nd September, 2016 to:  email:

PS: please see attached flyer for more information.


Associate Professor Cristina Rocha

ARC Future Fellow

Director of Religion and Society Research Cluster

Western Sydney University