Art History, Classics, Religious Studies and Museum and Heritage Studies are scholarly disciplines that explore the cultural, artistic, textual and religious traditions that have shaped our world. Whether studying the ancient past or the present, research and teaching in these disciplines examines the beliefs, texts, rituals and creative activities that give depth and meaning to human existence.
In September 2014 Phyllis Mossman led a three week long Art History study tour to Northern Italy. With the theme of Power and Piety, this was an off-the-beaten-track tour of Renaissance courts, churches, art galleries and Palladio's architecture.Read more
Comfort came to Victoria University of Wellington having been awarded a Victoria doctoral scholarship to undertake her PhD in Religious Studies. Her PhD thesis focuses on the role of the occult in Ghanaian politics.
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More information about the 2015 tour can be found at Continuing Education who are also offering the course as part of their programme.
Associate Professor Joseph Bulbulia has been awarded NZD $769,000 in a highly competitive Royal Society of New Zealand Marsden Grant to enrich the New Zealand Attitudes and Values Study (NZAVS) coverage of religion and spirituality at the level of communities across New Zealand. Read More