Event categories: Special

2018 Abraham Conference: Pillars of Peace — Jews, Christians & Muslims Working Together
Aug 5-2018

2018 Abraham Conference: Pillars of Peace — Jews, Christians & Muslims Working Together

  The Abraham Conference returns in 2018 to an exciting new location: the Peter Shergold Building at Western Sydney University’s new Parramatta CBD campus. This year, the panel will be discussing Pillars of Peace: Jews, Christians & Muslims Working Together. The keynote will be given by Steve Killelea AM, Founder of the Institute for Economics and […]

Western Sydney University- Parramatta Campus
Past
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9th International Conference on Human Rights Education: Unleashing the Full Potential of Civil Society
Nov 26-2018

9th International Conference on Human Rights Education: Unleashing the Full Potential of Civil Society

    What is it? The international conferences on human rights education (ICHRE) are a series of dialogues on human rights education as a means of promoting democracy, the rule of law, justice, and intercultural and social harmony. Since its beginnings in Sydney, Australia, in 2010, conferences have been held in South Africa, Poland, Taiwan, USA, Holland, Chile […]

Western Sydney University- Parramatta Campus
Past
Free
Affinity Ramadan Home Iftar Dinners
Jun 2-2019

Affinity Ramadan Home Iftar Dinners

  Click here to register! These iftar ‘breaking of the fast’ dinners, held during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, is an excellent opportunity for individuals to engage in intercultural and interfaith dialogue. The feedback we have received from previous participants confirms that such engagement facilitates an understanding of Islam and enhances the Muslim community’s […]

Past
Free
2019 Abraham Conference: Healing Memories, Making History
Jul 28-2019

2019 Abraham Conference: Healing Memories, Making History

The Abraham Conference brings together Jews, Christians and Muslims. Our three religions each acknowledge the Prophet Abraham as a foundational figure in our tradition. Our respective scriptures recount his story and significance. Sharing a common ancestor in faith creates a unique bond between these three religions, which are rightly called “Abrahamic”. However, each of the […]

Western Sydney University- Parramatta Campus
Upcoming
Free
The Sultan & The Saint- 800th Anniversary Special Screening
Sep 5-2019

The Sultan & The Saint- 800th Anniversary Special Screening

During the Crusades, Saint Francis of Assisi risked his life by walking across enemy lines to meet the Sultan of Egypt, the Muslim ruler Malik al-Kamil. This remarkable encounter and the commitment to peace of the two men behind it sucked the venom out of the Crusades and changed the relationship between Muslims and Christians […]

Upcoming
Free