About Us

  About us:

candlesThe Centre for Interreligious Dialogue (CIRD) is an academic centre committed to the study and practice of interreligious dialogue. The Centre seeks to promote research, teaching, and public engagement in the area of interreligious dialogue in Ireland and beyond, including the religious-secular dialogue today.

The CIRD is situated in the School of Theology, Philosophy, and Music at Dublin City University.


 Our Team:

Dr Peter Admirand, Lecturer in Theology and Director of the Centre for Interreligious Dialogue, DCU

Dr Ethna Regan, Associate Professor, School of Theology, Philosophy, and Music, DCU

Dr Jonathan Kearney, Lecturer in Islamic and Jewish Studies, DCU

Dr Brad Anderson, Head of School of Theology, Philosophy, and Music, DCU


PhD Students:

Gugun Gumilar

Freya Dasgupta

Marcellinus Osakwe

Affiliated Members:

Dr Jasbir Singh Puri

Dr Hemant Kumar