BOOK DONATION TO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY LIBRAY BY THE DEPARTMENT ON FRIDAY 13TH SEPTEMBER 2019
A CHARITY EVENT VISIT TO THE LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR-NYUMBA YA WAZEE - IN KASARANI ON 10TH MARCH, 2019 BY STUDENTS FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY & RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Departmental Seminar Held On 18th June 2019 At The School Of Humanities Boardroom
Brief on the Departmental Seminar Held on 12th March School of Humanities & Social Sciences Boardroom.
1st Student Presents during Cultural and Scientific Impact on Extremism and Radicalism Conference
2nd Student Presents during Cultural and Scientific Impact on Extremism and Radicalism Conference
3rd Student Presents during Cultural and Scientific Impact on Extremism and Radicalism Conference
4th Student Presents during Cultural and Scientific Impact on Extremism and Radicalism Conference
5th Student Presents during Cultural and Scientific Impact on Extremism and Radicalism Conference
Omar presents during Cultural and Scientific Impact on Extremism and Radicalism Conference
A CHARITY EVENT VISIT TO THE LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR-NYUMBA YA WAZEE - IN KASARANI ON 10TH MARCH, 2019 BY STUDENTS FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY & RELIGIOUS STUDIES
A CHARITY EVENT VISIT TO THE LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR-NYUMBA YA WAZEE - IN KASARANI ON 10TH MARCH, 2019 BY STUDENTS FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY & RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Conference Held On 31st May At KUCC Sponsored By The Islamic Cultural Council And Hosted By The Department Of Philosophy & Religious Studies
Conference Held On 31st May At KUCC Sponsored By The Islamic Cultural Council And Hosted By The Department Of Philosophy & Religious Studies

The Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies held a very successful Half-Day Conference on 2nd November 2017 at the Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC). The Conference was sponsored by the Cultural Council of the Embassy of Islamic Republic of Iran, Kenya. While giving his remarks to officially open the Conference, the Dean, School of Humanities & Social Science, Prof Chris Shisanya, noted that the Conference was a milestone for the Department since the last one of its kind which was held in 2006. He underlined the collaboration between the Cultural Council and the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies through sponsoring of the Conference. The theme of the Conference was on Cultural and Scientific Impact on Extremism and Radicalism with a focus on students across various disciplines. This was meant to encourage them to write and present papers, and engage in religious discourses on extremism and radicalism. In total, eleven (11) papers were presented: Four (4) by lecturers and Seven (7) by students as follows:

  1. Dr. John Peter Bwire: Radicalism and Terrorism with a Focus on Al-Shabaab
  2. Dr. Humphrey Waweru: Religion, Justice And Human Rights
  3. Dr. Newton Kahumbi: The Implications of Terrorism on Freedom of Religion in Kenya
  4. Mr. Gerface Ochieng; Religious Freedom and Terrorism
  5. Joyce Thiong’o: Religion, Radicalism and Terrorism: Two parallels and a bridge
  6. Doreen Nyaga/Duncan Nyariaro: Religious Radicalism & Terrorism: Two Parallels and a Bridge
  7. Nzioka John Mosu: An Evaluation of the success of the United Nations Global Anti-Terrorist Strategy
  8. Gerald Orina: Religion and Politics as pathway to terrorism.
  9. Njenga Francis: An Elucidation of the role of Science and Technology in addressing the problem of Terrorism
  10. Massawa Charles Valentine: Considering Ujamaa in the fight against Radicalization & Terrorism.
  11. Gire Ali: Culture and Science as sources of extremism and radicalism globally

Dr. Newton Kahumbi Maina
Chairperson
Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies


News & Events

LECTURE BY PROF JONATHAN BONK, 30TH OCTOBER 2019 @ BSSC CONFERENCE ROOM 012 FROM 2.00 – 4.30PM

16 October 2019

The Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies will host Prof. Jonathan Bonk who will deliver a Lecture on Dictionary of African Christian Biography on 30th October 2019 at BSSC, Conference...

BOOK DONATION TO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY LIBRARY BY THE DEPARTMENT ON FRIDAY 13TH SEPTEMBER 2019

24 September 2019

The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies held a book donation session on Friday 13th September at the Department where more than 200 books were donated to Kenyatta University Library....

The Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies held a meeting of the Linkages & Collaboration and Curriculum Committees

30 July 2019

The Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies held a meeting of the Linkages & Collaboration and Curriculum Committees on 23rd July 2019 in the Chairman’s office. The purpose of the...

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