Intercontinental Conversations: Religion and Reparations, with Anderson Jeremiah and Greg Johnson

Event Date: 

Monday, March 4, 2024 - 9:00am to 10:00am

Event Location: 

  • Online - MS Teams

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Event Contact: 

  • Intercontinental Conversations

Join us for the inaugural join event of the Ethics, Values, and Policy Initiative (Lancaster University) and the Walter H. Capps Center (UCSB). Join speakers Rev. Dr. Anderson Jeremiah and Dr. Greg Johnson as they discuss the ethics and values behind movements calling for reparation and repatriation in different contexts. This online-only event will be streamed via MS Teams (LINK HERE).

Rev. Dr. Anderson Jeremiah holds a Ph.D degree from New College, the University of Edinburgh, and is an ordained Anglican Priest. Anderson's research primarily centers on the study of contemporary Christianity and the socio-cultural implications of the shift of Christianity to the global south. His areas of academic expertise include Christian Theology in Asia, Postcolonial Approaches to Theology, Anglican Communion, Dalit Studies, Contextual Theologies, History of Christianity, Modern Missionary Movements, Inculturation and faith, Biblical Hermeneutics, Economics and Liberation Theology, Encounter between Christianity and other Religions, Inter-Faith Understanding, Religious fundamentalism and Politics, Religious Pluralism, Poltics and Society in India.

Greg Johnson is Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at UCSB and Director of the Walter H. Capps Center for the Study of Ethics, Religion, and Public Life. He also serves on the UCSB campus Repatriation Review Committee and on the faculty council for American Indian and Indigenous Studies. Johnson’s research focuses on the intersection of law and religion in contexts of indigenous struggles over burial protection, repatriation, and sacred land.  His work has focused primarily on Hawaiian and Native American contexts but also on emerging forms of global indigeneity. In the past decade, Johnson has engaged in various forms of advocacy and activism with reference to repatriation and sacred land struggles. 

This event is co-sponsored by the Ethics, Values, and Policy Initiative of Lancaster University and UCSB's Walter H. Capps Center for the Study of Ethics, Religion, and Public Life.