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New Research Program: Texts, Traditions, and Early Christian Identities

We are pleased to announce a major new university-funded research project led by Prof. Francis Watson (ACU/Durham). Texts, Traditions, and … Learn more

Australian Research Council Success

Congratulations to researchers in the Centre for Biblical and Early Christian Studies, Bronwen Neil, Pauline Allen, and Wendy Mayer, who … Learn more

New Positions Open

Research-only positions (5-year and continuing) are now open in the Centre for Biblical and Early Christian Studies and the … Learn more

New PhD Scholarships Available

PhD scholarships associated with two new projects are currently open. PhD Scholars would work with other scholars in the projects … Learn more

New Institute Members in Ethics

The Centre for Moral Philosophy and Applied Ethics welcomes two new researchers, David Killoren and Tyler Paytas. David comes to … Learn more

Rome Seminar Series IV: Atheism and Christianity

IRCI Research Fellow David Newheiser led a seminar at ACU’s Rome Campus in September 2016 with participants from ACU, KU … Learn more

Rome Seminar Series III: Conceiving Change in the Church

In collaboration with ACU staff, Professor Paul Murray of the Centre for Catholic Studies at Durham University led a seminar … Learn more

Award for ACU Historian Laura Rademaker

Congratulations to IRCI historian Laura Rademaker on the award of the 2016 Serle Award for her thesis, Language and the … Learn more

Professor Pauline Allen Elected to the British Academy

Congratulations to Professor Pauline Allen, who has been Elected as a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy. The British Academy … Learn more

Rome Seminar Series II: The Emergence of the Christian Intellectual

ACU Professorial Fellow Lewis Ayres led a seminar at ACU’s Rome Campus in July 2016 with participants from ACU, University … Learn more