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Tatala le Ta’ui a le Atua: Church Responses to Gender Violence in Samoa

June 01, 2018 at 12:44 PM

From the NZFVC

When & where:

Thursday 7 June 2018, 2-4pm.
Lecture Room 101, Building 253, Department of Maori Studies, University of Auckland, Wynyard Street, City Campus, Auckland.

Friday 8 June 2018, 2-4pm.
Panel discussion: Church Responses to Violence Against Women
St John the Evangelist Theological College, 202-210 St Johns Rd, St Johns, Auckland. 

Saturday 9 June 2018, 10am-4pm.
Bible Study with Dr Mercy Ah Siu-Maliko.
St John the Evangelist Theological College, 202-210 St Johns Rd, St Johns, Auckland. 

Monday 11 June 2018, 9am-5pm.
Fale Pasifika, Building 275, Wynyard Street, University of Auckland, City Campus, Auckland. 

These events are funded and supported by the New Zealand Institute for Pacific Research, University of Auckland in conjunction with the University of Otago. 

All events are free and open to the public. Please register for the Conference in the Fale Pasifika. 

These four events will consider the various ways that churches can be involved in tackling gender violence in Samoan communities.

Keynote speakers: 

  • Dr Mercy Ah Siu-Maliko, Lecturer, Piula Theological College.
  • Rev Dr Joan Alleluia Filemoni-Tofaeono, Lecturer, Kanana Fou Theological Seminary, Pago Pago, PhD candidate, University of Auckland.
    “Embrace our Voice: A call to Re-image Tama’ita’i Samoana in the Image of God.”
  • Dr Nasili Vaka’uta, Principal of Trinity Methodist College, Auckland. 
    “#MeToo: Troubling ‘Sexual Abuse’ in Scriptures.”

Follow this link for more information about each event.

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