Assistant Director of CECS
Latest NewsBronwen Neil has been awarded an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship for 2014-2018 which amounts to $843,000. The title of the project is Dreams, Prophecy and Violence from Early Christianity to the Rise of Islam. The project aims to uncover the common roots of Christian and Islamic dream interpretation. It will reveal common themes in dream literature from pagan and Jewish antiquity to early Christianity and early Islam, and show how dreams and prophecy have been used to increase religious control, and to justify violence since Late Antiquity. Further information on this project can be found here
"Questions of Gender in Byzantine Society" book edited by Bronwen Neil and Lynda Garland is published by Ashgate. For more information visit Ashgate's website.
March-April 2013 Presenting a keynote to the KU Leuven conference "Preaching After Easter", 25-25 March, and at the Collectio Avellana conference, University of Lloyola, Rome, 4-7 April.
November 2012 Election to the Australian Academy of the Humanities
Jan-June 2012 Secondment to Institute for the Advancement of Research, Jan.-June