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Religions - Politics - 19.04.2017
Is democracy on the wane in Turkey?
Is democracy on the wane in Turkey?
Once hailed as a model for Islamic democracy,Turkey plays a key role in both the Syrian refugee crisis and the U.S.-led fight against the Islamic State.

Religions - Physics - 18.04.2017
24 April: Panorama: Uni
24 April: Panorama: Uni "Earth Observation for Humanitarian Aid"
How many people have settled in a refugee camp; what dynamics prevail there? The Earth Observation is used as a basis for the deployment of relief organizations, such as MSF.

Psychology - Religions - 14.04.2017
Anti-liberal Muslims face discrimination
Anti-liberal Muslims face discrimination
At the heart of the debate over Islamophobia, many claim the right to criticise fully the ideas and norms of other ethnic and religious groups (here Muslims) on the basis that it has no influence over respecting religious persons as individuals. Notwithstanding the distinction's theoretical relevance, Vassilis Saroglou and Jolanda van der Noll, researchers at UCL's Centre for Psychology of Religion, conducted two experimental studies to see whether it was so easy to make it in practice.

Religions - Astronomy / Space Science - 13.04.2017

Religions - Media - 11.04.2017
Islamophobia is Racism: Syllabus to initiate discussion, learning
FACULTY Q&A Evelyn Alsultany In response to anti-Muslim racism, a group of interdisciplinary scholars across the country have come together to create the #IslamophobiaIsRacism syllabus to provide resources for teaching and learning.

Religions - History / Archeology - 06.04.2017
Unique glimpse into world of Japanese mafia tattoos
Unique glimpse into world of Japanese mafia tattoos
A chance meeting in a Yokohama pub led Lund University researcher Andreas Johansson straight to the heart of the Japanese Yakuza mafia.

Religions - Philosophy - 28.03.2017
Laurie Zoloth appointed dean of University of Chicago Divinity School
Laurie Zoloth, a leader in the field of religious studies with particular scholarly interest in bioethics and Jewish studies, has been appointed dean of the University of Chicago Divinity School.

Religions - 23.03.2017
Christian Lawmakers, Keep This in Mind
Many political leaders who support the U.S. House of Representatives or U.S. Senates' version of a new health care bill proudly identify themselves as Christian, pro-life and pro-family.

Business / Economics - Religions - 22.03.2017
Opinion: A rattled Saudi Arabia pivots for support to South-East Asia
Opinion: A rattled Saudi Arabia pivots for support to South-East Asia
Saudi Arabia is seeking to strengthen its commercial links with South-east's fast-growing economies. What makes this such an attractive offer - and are there any downsides' asks Babak Mohammadzadeh (Politics and International Studies) writing for The Conversation.

Religions - History / Archeology - 03.03.2017
Viceroy's House is very watchable - but its account of Indian independence is limited
Viceroy’s House is very watchable - but its account of Indian independence is limited
Dr Ashvin Immanuel Devasundaram, Lecturer in World Cinema, Queen Mary University of London, reviews Gurinder Chadha's latest film: Viceroy's House.

Event - Religions - 03.03.2017
Let’s Recognize the True Role Immigrants Play in Our Country
Approximately 1,200 people from 80 different countries recently took part in a large naturalization ceremony in Austin where I was asked to speak.

Life Sciences - Religions - 23.02.2017
President Tessier-Lavigne outlines what is important
Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne speaks about "What Matters to Me and Why," with Jane Shaw, dean for religious life.

Religions - Business / Economics - 18.02.2017
Shrinking territory contributes to significant drop in ISIS funding
Islamic State's income has more than halved since 2014, due to its shrinking territory in Syria and Iraq and subsequent losses of significant sources of revenue, according to a collaborative new study by the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR) at King's College London and EY.

Religions - Health - 16.02.2017
Research probes role of media and religion in anti-vax views
Research probes role of media and religion in anti-vax views
The influence of media and religion on anti-vaccine attitudes in Australia will be the focus of University of Queensland research enabled by a Westpac Bicentennial Foundation fellowship.

History / Archeology - Religions - 14.02.2017
Valentines Day 2017: Why we give chocolates on 14 February
Food historian Professor Rebecca Earle of the University of Warwick History department maps how chocolate became a Valentine's Day staple.

Religions - Social Sciences - 08.02.2017
The Bible as a weapon of war
The Bible as a weapon of war
How do former Lord's Resistance Army soldiers - men, women and children who have used the Bible as a weapon of war - learn to reread the scriptures once they return home? This is the puzzle facing researchers from Uganda and Cambridge.

Religions - Linguistics / Literature - 03.02.2017
Hearing voices and spirituality
Hearing voices and spirituality
Although voice-hearing is often associated with severe mental illness, it can be an important aspect of people's religious or spiritual life.

Religions - Social Sciences - 02.02.2017
New Vice-Rector Elected
New Vice-Rector Elected
Media releases, information for representatives of the media Media Relations (E) The State Council of the Canton of Bern has elected a new Vice-Rector to the Executive Board of the University.

Religions - 02.02.2017
American ISIS fighters likely to be U.S. born, engaged in society
A new study from the Chicago Project on Security and Threats at the University of Chicago and the Australian Strategic Policy Institute's Counter-Terrorism Policy Center finds striking patterns among

Religions - Law - 30.01.2017
Letter to the community: Update regarding Executive Order, thoughts on moving forward
The following email was sent today to the MIT community by President L. Rafael Reif. To the members of the MIT community, First, an update: I was hoping to write to you today with some uplifting news.

Social Sciences - Religions - 28.01.2017
President’s comments on immigration issues at Faculty Senate
Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne made the following comments at the Faculty Senate meeting on Thursday, January 26, 2017.

History / Archeology - Religions - 26.01.2017
Dr Michael Scott presents Sicily: Wonder of the Mediterranean
Hot on the heels of his latest BBC series Invisible Cities Dr Michael Scott Associate Professor in Classics and Ancient History at the University of Warwick presents Sicily: Wonder of the Mediterranean starting on BBC Two at 9pm from the 31 January 2017.

Astronomy / Space Science - Religions - 22.12.2016
The truth about Galileo and his conflict with the Catholic Church
The truth about Galileo and his conflict with the Catholic Church
This year marks the 400th anniversary of the beginning of the investigation into the Italian astronomer Jessica Wolf Today virtually every child grows up learning that the earth orbits the sun.

History / Archeology - Religions - 20.12.2016
Meet Our Faculty
Scholarship is at its best when it draws upon a diverse community. When individuals are exposed to novel perspectives from a broader group, their thoughts become more creative, and they generate innovative solutions they might not have otherwise considered.

History / Archeology - Religions - 05.12.2016
Govan’s Viking history comes to life for a group of local P4 pupils
Take a group of Primary 4 pupils from Govan, many of whom know little about its history, and immerse them in tales of Viking invasions and ancient Briton kingdoms.

Religions - Politics - 22.11.2016
Opinion: Urban activists are forging diverse communities in a divided Europe - here's how
Opinion: Urban activists are forging diverse communities in a divided Europe - here’s how
Shana Cohen and colleagues from the Woolf Institute argue that the political left in Europe should look to the local cooperation across religious and cultural divisions that is already going on across the continent.

Linguistics / Literature - Religions - 17.11.2016
Valmiki Ramayana Translation Project's final volume
Valmiki Ramayana Translation Project’s final volume
Berkeley - Robert Goldman was a graduate student spending several years in India in the late 1960s, when just for fun he and a friend read the epic Sanskrit poem, the Valmiki Ramayana .

Religions - History / Archeology - 04.11.2016
Scans locate historic secret room in walls of Gunpowder plot house
Concealed inside a key building in the Gunpowder Plot of 1605, researchers from The University of Nottingham have used the latest scanning technology to reveal in 3D a hiding-hole used by 17th-Century Catholic priests escaping religious persecution.

Religions - History / Archeology - 04.11.2016
A very hairy story
Beards are back in fashion. But today's hipster styles convey rather different  messages to the hair men cultivated in the early modern period.

Religions - 03.11.2016
’Skin’ was theme of Society for the Humanities event
Low Mountain Top Collective members Pol Tavarez, Noelle Wright, Ronald Kevin Lewis and Vincent Baskerville Jr.

Religions - History / Archeology - 02.11.2016
Devin Naar's book 'Jewish Salonica' tells of city's transition from Ottoman Empire to Greece
Devin Naar’s book ’Jewish Salonica’ tells of city’s transition from Ottoman Empire to Greece
Devin Naar is the Isaac Alhadeff Professor of Sephardic Studies in the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies - part of the University of Washington's Jackson School of International Studies - and an associate professor in the Department of History.

Religions - Politics - 02.11.2016
Holbein’s Dance Of Death - the 16th Century Charlie Hebdo
He is best remembered for the magnificent portraits he produced as the court painter of Henry VIII; but a new study of Hans Holbein's famous ‘Dance Of Death' suggests that he also had strong anti-establishment views, creating works which foreshadowed modern satire.

History / Archeology - Religions - 31.10.2016
QMUL academic helps to bring best-selling novel 'The Story of Sex' to the UK
QMUL academic helps to bring best-selling novel ’The Story of Sex’ to the UK
Dr Will McMorran , a specialist in French literature and the history of sexology, has translated the best-selling graphic novel The Story of Sex for publication in the UK.

Religions - Event - 28.10.2016
Religion and the news
At a time when religion is hitting headlines every day, knowledge and understanding of faith and its place in our world has never been more important.

History / Archeology - Religions - 26.10.2016
Intellectual historian at Stanford questions the idea of the American Enlightenment
Intellectual historian at Stanford questions the idea of the American Enlightenment
According to Caroline Winterer, to be ‘enlightened' meant something different to Americans living in the 18th century than it does today. Caroline Winterer , professor of history and director of the Stanford Humanities Center , recently came to a stunning realization - namely, that the so-called ‘American Enlightenment' was a narrative fabricated during the Cold War era.

Religions - Psychology - 25.10.2016
Jewish, Palestinian-Israeli teens cooperate better after learning people can change
Jewish, Palestinian-Israeli teens cooperate better after learning people can change
After teaching Jewish-Israeli and Palestinian-Israeli middle school students in Israel that groups of people are capable of change, Stanford researchers saw significant improvements in the teens' cooperation. Jewish-Israelis and Palestinian-Israelis have spent decades in conflict over disputed territories.

Religions - 20.10.2016
New links between extremism, depression and violence
New links between extremism, depression and violence
Having extreme proor anti-British views is associated with violent and antisocial behaviour, according to a study by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

History / Archeology - Religions - 17.10.2016
Historian finds a frail humanity in personal accounts of life under Nazi occupation
Historian finds a frail humanity in personal accounts of life under Nazi occupation
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — World War II in Europe was an assault on civilians even more than a clash of arms.

Health - Religions - 14.10.2016
Christian perspectives on death and dying
A new project led by Cardiff University will provide opportunities for Christians from a wide range of backgrounds and different churches to explore issues around death and dying.

Administration - Religions - 14.10.2016
Internet censorship: making the hidden visible
Internet censorship: making the hidden visible
Despite being founded on ideals of freedom and openness, censorship on the internet is rampant, with more than 60 countries engaging in some form of state-sponsored censorship.

Religions - Administration - 09.10.2016
Australians want tougher action against terrorism- ANUpoll
While many Australians fear terrorist attacks and a majority are prepared to compromise their individual rights and freedoms in favour of living in security, they have at the same time conflated terrorism with extremism.

Religions - Philosophy - 23.09.2016
Illinois religion professor looks at Jewish theology of protest in new book
Illinois religion professor looks at Jewish theology of protest in new book
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — If God is seen as infallible and morally perfect, how can that view be reconciled with the portrayals of a wrathful God in the Old Testament? The rabbis of ancient Judaism expressed their uncertainty by arguing with God.

History / Archeology - Religions - 15.09.2016

Social Sciences - Religions - 09.09.2016
Vintage Los Angeles news treasures go digital
In 1959 news footage, Sen. John F. Kennedy answers questions in Los Angeles on such topics as when he'll announce if he plans to run for U.S. president.

Social Sciences - Religions - 09.09.2016
Vintage news treasures go digital
UCLA Film and Television Archive launches online video resource featuring news footage from Los Angeles station KTLA-TV Kelly Graml In 1959 news footage, Sen.

Religions - Event - 08.09.2016
9/11 remembrance aims to ’build bridges of understanding’
Cornell will commemorate the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks this Sunday, Sept.

Religions - 07.09.2016
Cornell-NYC Center for Jewish History collaboration begins
A new collaboration between Cornell's Jewish Studies Program and the Center for Jewish History in New York City will launch Sept.

Religions - Social Sciences - 02.09.2016
The veil worn by Muslim women ’may signal that they ARE integrating more’
Researchers have studied why young, highly educated Muslim women who live in modern urban environments may be choosing to wear the veil and have uncovered a paradox.

Chemistry - Religions - 01.09.2016
Cornell, Ithaca College communities mourn together
Students, faculty and staff gather Sept. 1 on Ho Plaza for a vigil to remember Ithaca College sophomore Anthony Nazaire and Cornell junior Darryl Wu '18.

Administration - Religions - 30.08.2016
State crime experts call for assurances on Rakhine State advisory commission
State crime experts call for assurances on Rakhine State advisory commission
The International State Crime Initiative (ISCI) at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has welcomed the Myanmar government's intention to establish an advisory commission on Rakhine State, but has

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