Feb 7

Past Event

Designing a Framework for Peace Education in a Pluralist Society

Speaker: Dr. Amineh A. Hoti, Dr. Hafiz Abdul Ghani & Rev. Dr. Majid Abel

February 07, 2013

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Summary

Celebrating UN Interfaith Harmony Week

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Participants

Dr. Amineh A. Hoti received her PhD degree from the University of Cambridge. She is the co founder and first Director of a major study Centre at Cambridge. She has been a member of the body that advises the UK government on Religious Education (SACRE). Dr. Hoti’s book Sorrow and Joy among Muslim Women published by Cambridge University Press (2006) was nominated for the 2007 Kiriyama Prize. She is the consultant editor of Valuing Diversity: Towards Mutual Respect and Understanding which is an important learning resource for secondary school teachers and students from ages 11-17 plus.

Dr. Hafiz Abdul Ghani is the Chairperson and Assistant Professor at the Department of Religious Studies Forman Christian College (A Chartered University). He received his PhD degree in Islamic Studies from Punjab University. Dr. Ghani has 16 years of teaching experience and 9 years of administrative work experience. His research interests include comparative study of religions, religions and science, Islamic law and jurisprudence, spirituality and moral development etc. Dr. Ghani’s publications include Faith, Spirituality and Character (2013) and The Islamic Way of Life (2007).

Rev. Dr. Majid Abel is Senior Pastor Naulakha Presbyterian Church, Lahore since 2002. He is the Chairman Interfaith Peace Commission of the Presbyterian of Pakistan and also General Secretary Interfaith Peace Council. He is International Religious Advisor to Clergy Beyond Border based in the US and also Adjunct faculty member Forman Christian College (A Chartered University).

For More Information

RSVP: Nayyer Aftab
0321.406.8861
cppg@fccollege.edu.pk