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February 7th, 2017  |  Published in Latest news

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Levi Checketts – Levi recently helped organized a “Religion and Science Intensive” course at the Jesuit School of Theology focusing on the significance of scientific developments in neuroscience, extended evolutionary synthesis, non-human psychology and transhumanism for theological understandings of the human person. The intensive invited six speakers whose work lies in this field to speak on the ways these sciences might impact theological belief.

This semester, Levi is teaching a master-level course at the GTU on theology and technology. It is a course examining the approaches theologians have taken to technology, the ways technologies have shaped branches of theology, and the ways current technologies are shaping current fields of theology (especially ethics, spirituality, eschatology and ecclesiology).

Levi also has a forthcoming article in Theology and Science arguing for the need for theologians engaging with technologies to use the tools STS has to offer. It is entitled “The Cross and the Computer: Actor-Network Theory and Christianity.” The DOI can be found at here.

Gustavo Rodrigues Rocha-  Gustavo would like to announce the Transversal: International Journal for the Historiography of Science that has just been launched. He is the Book Review Editor and one of the Associate Editors of this brand new journal. There are two Call for Papers currently open. You find the website of the journal here.

Dors Leibetseder-  Dors was awarded EU- Funding from Horizon 20120: Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions for my project, “Towards an Inclusive Common European Framework for Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART): Queer Transgender Reproduction in the Age of ART.” Dors came to Uppsala and the Center fro Gender Research in August 2013. The new project will begin in August 2017 and end in July 2019. More information about the project can be found here.

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