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Religions - Social Sciences - 23.07.2019

Religions - 28.06.2019
Prophet and Loss: How the local strength of faith can impact a company’s ethical behaviour
Companies are less likely to engage in unethical accounting practices when their headquarters are in areas of high religious observance, new research by academics at the universities of Sussex and East London has revealed.

Religions - History / Archeology - 20.06.2019
Ogren to explore Jewish thought in early America thanks to humanities grant
Ogren to explore Jewish thought in early America thanks to humanities grant
Precious few Jewish people lived in early Colonial America. Historians surmise that Jews in North America during that time accounted for less than a tenth of a percent of the entire population.

Religions - Philosophy - 12.06.2019

Music - Religions - 11.06.2019

Religions - Politics - 02.05.2019
NBA legend visits campus
In a discussion Wednesday at Memorial Auditorium, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar discussed the intersections of race, religion and politics.

Linguistics / Literature - Religions - 26.04.2019

Religions - Career - 16.04.2019
Chancellor Carol Christ and Professor Emerita Carol Clover on women in the academy, then and now
When Chancellor Carol Christ joined the faculty at UC Berkeley in 1970 as an assistant professor in the English department, she was the fourth woman to join the department, which had 84 faculty members at the time.

History / Archeology - Religions - 15.04.2019
Notre Dame fire like the burning of the Library of Alexandria, historian says
Flames eat away at the inside of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris Monday (Photo by Remi Mathis via WikiCommons) UC Berkeley history professor Peter Sahlins grew up near Paris and returns there often.

Religions - Social Sciences - 02.04.2019
An Excellent Research Environment for International Scholars: On the Way to the Top
An Excellent Research Environment for International Scholars: On the Way to the Top
The number of female students is on the increase worldwide, yet in academia women rarely reach the top of the career ladder.

Religions - Music - 01.04.2019
"I can reach young Muslims in Germany and other countries"
It is sometimes enough to drive one to despair. For twenty years, Islam scholar Thomas Bauer has been working hard to create a nuanced image of Islamic culture, writing books and articles, giving interviews, and speaking with politicians.

Religions - 27.03.2019
Candidates may have a point in trying to scrap the Electoral College
Candidates may have a point in trying to scrap the Electoral College
Increasingly, Democratic candidates hoping to run against Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election have suggested it's time to change or scrap the electoral college.

Law / Forensics - Religions - 21.03.2019
"I would never otherwise have asked how important religion is in law."
Anyone entering the office of law scholar Nils Jansen can see at a glance: hard work is done here. The director of the Department of Legal History at the University of Münster has books, journals, and a notebook spread around his desk in a semicircle and stacked up in piles.

Religions - History / Archeology - 20.03.2019

Religions - 19.03.2019
New Zealand shooter has similarity to American alt-right extremists
New Zealand shooter has similarity to American alt-right extremists
Timothy McVeigh and Brenton Tarrant are separated by 7,600 miles and a quarter century.

Religions - 18.03.2019
How religious reformers justified, but ultimately overthrew, the ‘empire of hell' of penal colonies
How religious reformers justified, but ultimately overthrew, the ‘empire of hell’ of penal colonies
A fascinating new book which explores, for the first time, how religion was used to justify the creation of penal colonies, attempt reforms and ultimately overthrow the transportation of British and Irish prisoners is published next month.

Religions - History / Archeology - 15.03.2019
"I want to show Jewish culture in all its richness"
Katrin Kogman-Appel, holder of a Humboldt Professorship of Jewish Studies, researches at the "Religion and Politics" Cluster of Excellence What would a scholarly network with a focus on “Religio

Religions - 27.02.2019
"Spirituality is the common factor in any dialogue between religions"
In a new book, Prof. Ahmad Milad Karimi describes how dialogue between Christianity and Islam is possible - Read his guest commentary here For Islam, Christianity is not an alien religion.

History / Archeology - Religions - 15.02.2019

Religions - 07.02.2019
Mother Teresa’s dark night of the soul determined all her decisions claims Birmingham study
New research carried out by the University of Birmingham's Gëzim Alpion concludes that Mother Teresa's dark night of the soul was triggered by childhood and that she had gnawing doubts about the existence of God to the end of her life.

Religions - Event - 22.01.2019

Linguistics / Literature - Religions - 09.01.2019

Religions - Event - 17.12.2018
Third-world workers’ rights protected by EU procurement law - study
The University of Birmingham's Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion will be co-hosting the biennial World Muslim Leadership Forum (WMLF) on the 6-7 th December at the Palace of Westminster and Lambeth Palace.

Religions - 06.12.2018
Bible Readings Help Create New Multilingual Dataset
New resource can be used to build text-to-speech systems for hundreds of languages It's the Christmas season, which means that beloved Bible verses are being read and recited innumerable times - and in a vast number of languages. The Bible's global reach as evidenced this time of year has enabled a Carnegie Mellon University professor to create a language resource that could enhance communication in hundreds of languages.

Music - Religions - 05.12.2018
UCLA composition professor explores the life of Jesus Christ in his latest oratorio
Arts + Culture 'The Passion of Yeshua,' by Richard Danielpour, will be performed for free on Dec.

History / Archeology - Religions - 03.12.2018
No-Deal Brexit will severely impact NHS delivery across devolved jurisdictions -report reveals
Hundreds of handwritten pamphlets detailing the news, politics, intrigue and scandals of pre-Civil War Britain are now at academics, history buffs, teachers and students' fingertips thanks to a project led by University of Birmingham historian Dr Noah Millstone.

Religions - History / Archeology - 30.10.2018

Religions - Psychology - 30.10.2018

Religions - Philosophy - 11.10.2018
Exploring the rise of religious violence in society
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, left, and the Rev'd Canon Professor Richard Burridge, right, at the book launch of their new book, 'Confronting Religious Violence'.
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