New member of the Steering Committee

Kochurani Abraham (India): new member of the Steering Committee

James McEvoy resigned from the Steering Committee at the end of the 2016 Bangalore meeting. In accordance with INSeCT’s statutes, § 7, art. 3, the Steering Committee elected Kochurani Abraham to fill that vacancy until the 2017 General Assembly.

Dear Kochurani, welcome on Board!

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Kochurani Abraham in dialogue with Martin M. Lintner, president, and James McEvoy.

Kochurani Abraham  has a Licentiate in Systematic Theology from Comillas University, Madrid, and doctorate in Christian Studies with a focus on feminist theology from the University of Madras, India. She has worked as a Senior Fellow of Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) on a research project on Gender Education and has taught as a full time guest faculty in the Dept. of Christian Studies, University of Madras. She teaches feminist theology  and feminist spirituality as a visiting professor in some institutes of theological formation in India. She has been the coordinator of the Indian Women Theologian’s Forum (IWTF) and Ecclesia of Women in Asia (EWA). She is also an active member of Indian Theological Association, World Forum of Theology and Liberation and Indian Association of Women’s Studies. She has co-edited with Evelyn Monteiro The Concerns of Women: An Indian Theological Response (Bangalore: Dharmaram 2005) and with Agnes Brazal Feminist Cyberethics in Asia: Religious Discourses on Human Connectivity (New York: Palgrave Macmillan 2014) and writes on questions related to ecology, feminist theology and liberation issues in the Indian context.