Australia

UNESCO Chair in Inter-Cultural and Inter-Religious Relations (683), established in 2005 at the School of Political and Social Inquiry, Faculty of Arts, Monash University, Clayton (Australia).

Fields/Disciplines

Sociology of religion, intercultural dialogue, religious studies, political sciences.

Objectives

  • The purpose of the Chair shall be to promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the field of sociology of religion.
  • It will serve as a means of facilitating collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff of the University and other institutions in Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia, New Zealand, and Japan, and the Asia and the Pacific region.

Host Institution

Partnership

UNESCO Chairs in Intercultural and Interreligious Relations:

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Culture.

Document

Progress report 2009 (short version)

Contact

Prof. Gary Bouma, Monash University, School of Political and Social Inquiry, Faculty of Arts
UNESCO Chairholder
E-Mail address - Gary.Bouma(at)arts.monash.edu.au
Work Phone - +61-3-9905-2982
Fax - +61-3-9905-2410
Street - Box 11A
City - Clayton
Postal Code - VIC 3800
Country - Australia
Website