Tag: religion

Faith in Public Office guest speakers

Faith in Public Office conference summary

The Faith in Public Office conference held at Emmanuel College, The University of Queensland, on Thursday 3 September 2015 explored the complex relationship between an individual’s religious convictions and the carrying out of duties in public office. Guest speakers who have previously held high public office reflected on […]

Faith in Public Office – John Anderson

Prior to our Faith in Public Office conference in September, former Deputy Prime Minister John Anderson AO was interviewed about the address he would give.  Asked if personal faith should be worn on the sleeve of a person in high public office, John responded that faith should not be left […]

Kevin Hart and Bronwyn Lea

Poetry Evening with Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart enthralled a large crowd last Thursday evening, reading poems from his recently published Wild Track: New and Selected Poems (University of Notre Dame Press, 2015). Kevin discussed the content and influences on his poetry with UQ academic and poet Bronwyn Lea. We thank Kevin, Bronwyn, and […]

Faith in Public Office

When UQ News recently posted an article to their Facebook page about the CSSRS’s forthcoming Faith in Public Office conference, the respondents almost unanimously agreed that faith should not influence how a person fulfils the duties of public office. The most popular comment: “To NO extent!” You’re invited to register […]