Uniting Church National History Society Inaugural Public Lecture


Professor Stewart Gill
Master of Queen’s College, University of Melbourne

Professor Stewart Gill was appointed the eighth Master of Queen’s College in 2016. He is founder and director of the Emmanuel Centre for the Study of Science, Religion and Society, and an Adjunct Professor in the University of Queensland’s School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry and a Senior Fellow at the University of Melbourne. He previously held positions as Warden of Ridley College and Deputy Warden of Trinity College. Scottish by birth, Professor Gill graduated with an honours Master’s degree from the University of Edinburgh. He continued his studies in Canada, earning a Master of Arts from the University of Toronto and a PhD from the University of Guelph. He is a Fellow of The Royal Historical Society, London. Stewart’s published historical studies span Canada, Scotland and Australia. As such he is well situated to provide a ‘state of play’ address on the ‘Horizons of Religious History’ as a prelude to the 15th Assembly of the Uniting Church in Australia held at the nearby Box Hill Town Hall. Light refreshments will be served after the lecture.

7 July


Box Hill Uniting Church

(preceded by the AGM of the Society from 5.00pm)