On Tuesday 1 February 2022, Religions for Peace Australia (Victoria Branch and Tasmania Branch and the Multifaith Association of South Australia hosted the annual UN World Interfaith Harmony Week Lecture – online. The lecture was given by Professor Douglas Ezzy, Professor of Sociology, University of Tasmania. The topic addressed by Professor Ezzy was Religious freedom, discrimination, and living well together.
Prof. Douglas Ezzy
Douglas Ezzy PhD is Professor of Sociology at the University of Tasmania, Australia. He is lead investigator of the Australian Research Council Discovery project “Religious Diversity in Australia” and a second ARC project on “Religious freedom, LGBT+ employees, and the right to discriminate”. He is a co-investigator on the Canadian “Nonreligion in a Complex Future” project lead by Professor Lori Beaman. He has been president of the Australian Association for the Study of Religion and editor of the Journal for the Academic Study of Religion. His books include LGBT Christians (2017, with Bronwyn Fielder), Reinventing Church (2016, with Helen and James Collins), and Teenage Witches (2007, with Helen Berger).
Video of 2021 World Interfaith Harmony Week lecture by Senator Patrick Dodson is found here: https://religionsforpeaceaustralia.org.au/?p=12939