Charles Sturt University
PACT - Public and Contextual Theology

PACT Fellow named as member of Princeton Research Team

Dr. Seforosa Carroll has been accepted by the Center of Theological Inquiry, Princeton, as a resident member of the 2017-2018 Research Team on the Inquiry on Religion and Migration led by the Center's Senior Fellow Professor Peter Phan. The working title of Sef's research is Reimagining home: migration, identity and law in a changing climate. The research contributes a particular experience of bringing to bear Pacific Voices on the challenges and effects of climate change, the struggle to maintain the dignity of identity and culture in the context of disappearing islands, the complexities of international law in relation to climate induced migration and the wider theological, ethical and moral implications that are inherent therein. Employing the theme or metaphor of home, Sef's research seeks to analyse the critical role of theology and faith in reimagining home in a violently changing climate. Sef will be working together with a team of ten scholars of varying disciplines from across the world in Princeton on the broader multidisciplinary Inquiry on Religion and Migration from January to May 2018.