Sunday, 11 March, 2012

Engaging with powers: International Women's Day Celebrations in UTC

The Women's Studies department of the United Theological College organized a four day seminar  from March 7-11, 2012 to celebrate the International Women's Day. The theme of the seminar was "Engaging  with Powers: Expressions of Faith Lived Out in Context." The seminar had renowned scholars from various fields giving presentations on topics ranging from body, media, violence, power, justice, liturgy, theology, social change, human trafficking, women's ordination, resistance motifs, nuclear disasters and renewable energy. The host of resource persons included Ms. Shahina K.K., Dr. Ettienne Rassendren, Ms. Ammu Joseph, Mr. Anto Akkara, Mr. Ashok Pannikar and Ms. Cheryl Rebello, Ms. Laxmi Murthy, Ms. Brinda Adige, Dr. Aruna Gnanadasan, Dr. Arati Choksi and a host of other eminent persons.
Rev. Dr. Evangeline Anderson Rajkumar and Dr. Rini Ralte were the co-ordinators of the programme and they were helped by the students of the Women's Studies department along with other students of the college.

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