The Centre for the History of European Discourses was incorporated in the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities in August 2015.

The information in this website is therefore out of date but retained for archival and staff purposes.

Peter Harrison

Video: ‘The End of Faith: Has Science made Religion Redundant?’ The 2015 Richard Johnson Lecture, 7 May, 2015

Podcast: ‘Science vs Religion’, interview with John Dickson, Centre for Public Christianity, Sydney, May, 2015.

Radio Interview: "The link between Christianity and the Rise of Modern Science," ABC Local, Sunday Nights with John Cleary, 10 May 2015.

Blog post: "Virtues of the Mind: Mapping the Territories of Science and Religion," ABC Religion and Ethics, posted on 20 April 2015

Blog post: "Is Science-Religion Conflict always a Bad Thing? Some Augustinian Considerations," BioLogos Forum, posted on 16 March 2015.

Podcast: ‘Science and Religion in Europe: A Historical Perspective,’ interview with Jack Tsonis on The Religious Studies Project conducted July 2014, posted 3 November 2014. With response from Lewis West.

Podcast: 'How Science Stemmed from Religion', Mornings with Steve Austin, 612 ABC Brisbane, 18 September, 2014.

Podcast: 'The Territories of Science and Religion', the New College Lectures, New College, UNSW, 9, 10, 11 September, 2014.

Video: 'Natural Causes, Divine Action, and Scientific Explanation', Plenary Lecture at 'Special Divine Action' conference, St Anne's College, Oxford, August 26, 2014. 

Video: 'Biology and Worldviews: From Natural Theology to Evolutionary Epic', Keynote Address at 'Uses and Abuses of Biology' Conference, Christ's College, Cambridge, September 20, 2013.

Podcast:   "Concluding the Conflict between Science and Religion," Big Ideas, ABC Radio National, 18 June 2013.

Podcast: "Faith vs. Reason," Big Ideas, ABC Radio National, 28 May 2013.

Podcast: "Science and Secularization," Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, CHED Seminar Series--Narratives of Secularization, 14 March 2013. 

Video:  "Religious Origins of Modern Science?" Pepperdine University Dean's Distinguished Lecture, October 2012, posted on 9 Nov. 2012.

Video: "Has Science Made Religion Obsolete?" BrisScience Lecture, UQ Science Week, Customs House, Brisbane, 17 Sept. 2012.

Blog post: "Christianity and the Rise of Western Science," ABC Religion and Ethics, posted on 8 May 2012.

Video: "Science, Religion and the Enlightenment," St. Johns Nottingham Video Timeline Project, posted on 16 Nov. 2011.

Video: "Science, Religion and Modernity," 2011 Gifford Lectures, posted on 23 March 2011. Also posted on iTunes U

Video: "The Bible and the Emergence of Science," Faraday Institute Lecture, Downing College, Cambridge, posted on 8 Feb. 2010.

Video: "Religion and the Early Royal Society," Faraday Institute Lecture, Emmanuel College, Cambridge, posted on 9 Feb. 2010.

Philip Almond

Blogpost: "Taking Witchcraft and Possessions Seriously with Philip Almond, by David McConeghy", The Religious Studies Project blog, posted on 16 October 2014.

Blogpost: "The Devil Rides Out Again," The I.B. Taurus Blog, posted on 5 November 2013.

Radio interview (podcast/transcript): "Witches, Demons, and the Western Imagination," Encounter, ABC Radio National, broadcast on 25 Feb. 2012.

Video appearance (with transcript): "9/11 Ten Years on and Multiculturalism in Australia," Compass, ABC 1, broadcast on 11 September 2011.

Video appearance (with transcript): "Mary, Miracles and Saints," Compass, ABC 1, broadcast on 10 Oct. 2010.

Radio interview (podcast/transcript): "Miracles, Saints, and Mary McKillop," The Spirit of Things, ABC Radio National, broadcast on 14 March 2010.

Radio interview: "The Witches of Warboys," Mornings with Margaret Throsby, ABC Classic FM, broadcast on 6 May 2008.

Radio interview (transcript): "Fundamentalism, Christianity and Religion," Encounter, ABC Radio National, broadcast on 7 April 2002.

Radio interview (transcript): "Religion Pluralism in the Modern World," Encounter, ABC Radio National, broadcast on 6 June 1999.

Simon During

Blog post: "Is Absolute Secularity Conceivable?" The Immanent Frame, posted 1 July 2013.

Podcast: "Is Secularity Possible?" Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5, CHED Seminar Series--Narratives of Secularization, 6 June 2013. 

Blog post: 'A kritikai kultúrakutatás történetéről ' by Judit Racz, 29 September 2012 (Hungarian)

Video: "From the Subaltern to the Precariat," Seminar at Winchester Centre for Global Futures in Art, Design and Media,  University of Southhampton, 2012  

Interview (in Portuguese): “O islão é o grande movimento de resistência ao capitalismo de Estado democrático,” Informação (a Portuguese national weekly), 29 Sept. 2012.

Review: "How did Susan Sontag get to be so Famous?" Public Books, 7 August 2012.  

Blog post: "Religion and State Secularization," The Immanent Frame, posted 2 Feb. 2012.

Interview: "Endgame Capitalism: An Interview with Simon During," The Immanent Frame, posted on 10 Dec. 2010.

Blog post: "Catholocism, Conservatism, and Antihumanist Politics," The Immanent Frame, posted on 27 July 2010.

Blog forum: "On Repeat, Session 1," Guggenheim Museum New York, June 2010.

Blog post: "Resistance, Critique, Religion," The Immanent Frame, posted on 20 Oct. 2008.

Blog post: "What If?" The Immanent Frame, posted on 7 Jan. 2008.

Blog post: "The Truth?" The Immanent Frame, posted on 30 Nov. 2007.

Blog post: "The Mundane Against the Secular," The Immanent Frame, posted on 10 Nov. 2007. 

Interview: "Modern Enchantments: An Interview with Simon During," Cabinet Magazine, vol. 16, Summer 2007.

Ian Hunter

Podcast: "Secularization: Cartographic Sketches of a Modern Combat Concept," Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4, CHED seminar series--Narratives of Secularization, 9 May 2013.

Interview: "What is Intellectual History?" A project produced and edited by Sussex’s Centre for Intellectual History during 2012.

Knox Peden

Podcast: "Hayden White's Metahistory, Forty Years On," podcast available here, CHED seminar series--History on a Grand Scale, 6 March 2014.

Podcast: "The Politics of Disenchantment," Kingston University London, 3 October 2013.

Video: "Secularism and philosophy: the challenge of Spinozism," a description of Peden's project, which won the prestigious UQ Foundation Research Excellence Award for 2013.

Ian Hesketh

Podcast: "The Return of Natural History," Part 1 Part 2, CHED seminar series--History on a Grand Scale, 17 April 2014.

Podcast: "The Historical Jesus in Victorian Britain: J. R. Seeley and the Controversy of Ecce Homo," Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4, CHED seminar series--Narratives of Secularization, 4 April 2013.

Peter Cryle

Lecture: "Modern Woman: Daughters and Lovers 1850–1918: Drawings from the Musée d’Orsay," Queensland Art Gallery lecture, 2 June 2012.

Public Lectures:  CHED Guest Speakers

"The Reformation Era and the Makings of Modernity" by Prof Brad Gregory (University of Notre Dame), University of Queensland, 13 November 2014.


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