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Rev. Dr. Shanta Premawardhana
President, OMNIA Institute

Dr. Premawardhana is one of the leading authorities in the subject of religious extremism and religion-based oppression, domination, and violence. With direct experience in Northeast Nigeria and Sri Lanka, Premawardharna’s acumen as a theologian and expertise as a trainer of religious leaders offers your audience both theoretical analysis and practical understanding of the forces at work across religions and political structures that give rise to religious extremism.

With credentials as a Christian theologian and pastor, a Ph.D. in World Religions, and nearly four decades of interreligious leadership on the world stage, Dr. Premawardhana delivers incisive and creative analysis and insight.

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