DEPARTMENTAL SEMINAR HELD ON 16th APRIL 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
Dr. Humphrey Waweru: Religion, Justice And Human Rights during Cultural and Scientific Impact on Extremism and Radicalism Conference
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

Professional Research/ Consultancy Experience

  • Sept-2008-2009: Lead consultant involving Kenyatta University Students in “Gender and Language Conundrum: Patriarchal traditions which undermine Women among Bukusu of Bungoma County and Luo of Kisumu County” a personal sponsored research.
  • Sept-Oct. 2004: Lead consultant: Strengthening Leadership in HIV/ AIDS Response, organized by Association of Local Government Authority (ALGAK) in all Kenyan Six Provinces.
  • October 2002:A Resource Person, in workshop on integrating HIV/AIDS and Development in the Curriculum of Selected Universities, Durban, South Africa.
  • April-May 1998: Lead Resource Person for Orthodox Church and KNH German for Child Care Programme.

Conferences Attended

  • 6th to 9th December, 2012-Conference on Roho Christianity: Pentecostalism in a Globalized African Public Space, Hosted by KENYATTA UNIVERSITY .Paper presented:COME, SEE, PAY AND RECEIVE YOUR MIRACLES AND HEALING: NEW PENTECOSTALISM IN KENYAN URBAN CENTRES
  • 3rd to 4th December, 2012-National OSSREA Kenya Chapter Workshop, Hosted at Moi University, Kenya.Paper presented:MOMBASA REPUBLICAN COUNCIL: A SOCIO-POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC CHALLENGE TO KENYAN GOVERNMENT DEVELOPMENT PLAN
  • 1st to 5th August, 2012 –The First Kenyatta University Conference on Gender Based Violence- Hosted at Kenyatta University Nairobi.Paper presented:AFRICAN TRADITIONAL CULTURAL CONUNDRUMS WHICH MAKE WOMEN PRONE TO HIV/ AIDS INFECTIONS: A CASE OF THE MAASAI OF KENYA
  • 26th-30th June 2012- First Interdisciplinary Conference- 50 years of Academic Excellence, Hosted at Catholic University, Nairobi.Papers presented:WORK ETHICS FOR LECTURERS: AN EXAMPLE OF NAIROBI AND KENYATTA UNIVERSITIES (forthcoming in journal publication) & THE PHENOMENON OF EXAMINATION MALPRACTICES: AN EXAMPLE OF NAIROBI AND KENYATTA UNIVERSITIES (forthcoming in journal publication)
  • 24th to 26th April 2012 - Religious Mobility in East Africa – The Catholic University of East Africa, Nairobi - RELIGIOUS MOBILITY IN EAST AFRICA, NAIROBI.Papers presented:THE DYNAMICS OF RELIGIOSITY AND SPIRITUALITY IN KENYAN PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES& THE PHENOMENON OF RELIGIOUS SWITCHING AMONG UNIVERSITY STUDENTS: THE CASE OF NAIROBI AND KENYATTA UNIVERSITIES, KENYA
  • 2011 : Religious Studies Shaping Societal values, morals and Ethics for sustainable Development, Nairobi.
  • January 2007-Corporate Induction for the University Council and Senior Management of Kenyatta University, Naivasha, Kenya.
  • November 2006:COVIDEST 2005 Conference, Accra, Ghana.
  • September 2006:Vice Chancellors’ Retreat in Somerset West Cape Town, South Africa.
  • May 2006 Round table discussion on strengthening Doctoral Level training in Sub Saharan African Universities, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • June 2005 Education Reform Capacity Building course for senior Policy Makers, Mombasa,Kenya.
  • 2005:Vice chancellors of Universities (Academics) seminar for TOT, Pretoria, South Africa,organized by UNISA and UNDP Partnership.
  • April 2005 :Workshop for Development of Association of Local Government Authorities of Kenya (AMICAALL) (K) Strategic Plan, Mombasa, Kenya.
  • December 2004:Workshop by KIMKAM development consultants, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • October 2004:Workshop on strengthening Leadership in HIV/AIDS response organized by Association of local Government Authorities of Kenya (ALGAK), Kisumu, Kenya.
  • September 2004:Conference on strengthening Leadership in HIV/AIDS, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • October 2004:DIES conference, Nairobi, Kenya The national Assembly of Bahai’s of Kenya seminar.
  • June –August 2003:Workshop on training for Trainers (Integrating HIV/AIDS into University curriculum), Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • May 2003 Conference on Higher Education Management, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • March 2003:Conference of Rectors, Vice Chancellors and Presidents of African Universities, Mauritius.
  • October 2002:Workshop on integrating HIV/AIDS and development in the curriculum of selected African Universities, Durban, South Africa.
  • June 2002 Workshop on National Research Clearance and Ethics Guidelines Review, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 2001:AAU General Conference-African Knowledge Creation and application in the New Century, Nairobi, Kenya.Senior Staff Management Seminar, Mombasa, Kenya.
  • 2000:Base for Human Capacity Building Workshop (BAHCB) , Nairobi, Kenya.Senior Staff Management Seminar, Leadership and Management, Mombasa, Kenya.
  • 1999:African Virtual University (AVU) Conference, Nairobi, Kenya. Kindenorthlife (KNH) Africa ] Partners Consultation Conference, Nairobi, Kenya.International Students Exchange Programme, Washington D.C., USA.National Conference on Students Leadership Delinquency, Guidance and Pastoral Care in Schools, Nairobi, Kenya.The First AASR Conference in Africa, Nairobi, Kenya Senior Staff management seminar, Leadership and Management, Mombasa, Kenya.
  • 1998:Child care Programme organized by Ethiopian Orthodox Church and KNH, Addis Ababa,Ethiopia.Secondary schools Heads Annual Conference, Kisumu, Kenya.EATWOT: Five Hundred Years of Colonialism: A Theological Reflection, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • 1997:Partnership AAU-World bank Towards Revitalizing Universities in Africa, Accra, Ghana Sensitization Workshop for Top Managers of Universities and Research Institutes, KARI Headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 1996:The Gospel and Culture Seminar, Christian Student Leadership entre, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 1995:Morality and Ethics, Christian Student Leadership Centre, Nairobi, Kenya.Theosophical Society, annual Seminar, Nairobi, Kenya Third Annual Symposium of Bahai Study Association, East Central and Southern Africa, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 1994:The interaction between Christian Religion and African Traditional Religions, Harare Zimbabwe.The Study of religion in Southern Africa, Namibia.Christian theology of evil, Christian students Leadership Centre, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 1993:Policy and Planning Task Kenya Public Universities Investment Project, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 1992:The Assembly of world Religions, Soul Korea.The Pastoral Role of the church, ATIEA, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 1991:Pre-Assembly Theological workshop, EATWOT, Nairobi, Kenya.Philosophy, man and Environment: World Conference of Philosophy, Nairobi, Kenya.African Feminist Theology, ATIEA, Mukono, Uganda.
  • 1990:The scramble and African Response- Third PWDA Continental Conference, Nairobi, Kenya.Symposium of Cults, NCCK, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 1988;Moral Education, AED Philosophical Association , Nairobi, Kenya.Bottlenecks to National Identity, AED and NCCK, Limuru, Kenya.
  • 1986:The human as a medium of the divine- International Conference of World Religions,Colorado, San Diego, USA.
  • 1981:Philosophy and Culture, 2nd Afro-Asian Philosophy Conference, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 1978:Missiology Today, Urbaniana University, Rome, Italy.Childcare Programme and management in Changing world, Addis Ababa.
  • 1997:“Misuse of Values and Cultural beliefs: A Case Study of Luo and Luhya of Western Kenya”,Seminar Paper, Kenyatta University.
  • 1996:“A Flower in the Garden and its Fence: Towards Human Relationship and Unity of Mankind”,Seminar Paper, Kenyatta University.“Religion and Rituals: The Harbinger of Socio-Harmony”, The Annual Symposium- Bahai Study Association, Nairobi, Kenya.“Law, Ethics, Personal Responsibility on the role of Modern State”, Symposium of the ATIEA in Arusha, Tanzania.
  • 1995:Morality and Ethics: Religion as a source of Oppression or resistance-Liberation Theology”,Leadership Training Programme, Nairobi, Kenya.“Nature: The sacrament of God, Towards African Christian Theology”, World Conference of Association of Theological Institutions, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 1994:“The River –Lake Luo Phenomenon of Death: Bases for Religious Interlocutors”, Harare,Zimbabwe.“Christian Theology on Evil”, Christian Leadership, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 1992:“Mikayi, The source of Peace in a Luo Polygamous Family”, Assembly of World Religion,Seoul,South Korea.“Violence, Tolerance and Religion, A Kenya Situation”- Afro Asian Philosophical Conference, New Delhi, India.
  • 1991:Education and emancipation of women-A Kenyan Situation”, World Conference of Philosophy, Philosophy, Education and Society, P.W.P.A., Nairobi.“The spirituality of the third world” – Ecumenical Association of the Third World Theologians Pre-Assembly Symposium, Nairobi, Kenya.Social habits: Youth Vision of the 21st Century-Ismaili Youth Association, Nairobi.“Exegesis of Feminist African Theology” ATIEA-Bishop Tucker’s College, Uganda.
  • 1989:Which kind of people fall prey to cults?- Symposium on Cults, NCCK, Nairobi,Kenya.The Sub classification of women in Traditional Africa, PLWPA, Nairobi.R-evaluation of African Traditional women in education”, Basic Education Resource Centre, Eastern Southern Africa, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 1987:“The Death of African Traditional Religion”, seminar Paper,Murray State University, Kentucky, USA.
  • 1986:The human a s a medium of the divine: The instrument of God, Presented at an International Conference in Colorado, San Diego, USA

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


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