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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

History / Archeology - Religions - 26.08.2016
The Irish men who mapped the British Empire
The Irish men who mapped the British Empire
A new book by Charles Drazin from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) takes the reader on a historical journey from a small village in rural Ireland to the farthest flung outposts of the early twentieth century British empire.

Religions - Administration - 19.08.2016
Whose martyr is it anyway? Unravelling a Benedictine mystery
Whose martyr is it anyway? Unravelling a Benedictine mystery
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Religions - 19.08.2016
Yazidi ISIS survivor to speak at UQ
Yazidi ISIS survivor to speak at UQ
A young woman who has suffered at the hands of the so-called Islamic State will speak at The University of Queensland next week.

Religions - Event - 19.08.2016
Yazidi ISIS survivor to speak at St Lucia campus
Yazidi ISIS survivor to speak at St Lucia campus
A young woman who has suffered at the hands of the so-called Islamic State will speak at The University of Queensland next week.

Religions - Administration - 18.08.2016
IGS poll finds support for retaining death penalty
California voters oppose an effort to abolish the death penalty and strongly support a competing measure that would streamline procedures in capital cases, according to a new poll released today by the Institute of Governmental Studies at UC Berkeley.

Religions - 16.08.2016
280 from Aug 16, 2016 Freigeist Fellowship for Dr. Timothy Nunan Volkswagen Foundation Grants 10 Million Euros for Outstanding Junior Researchers
Volkswagen Foundation Grants 10 Million Euros for Outstanding Junior Researchers ‘ 280/2016 from Aug 16, 2016 The historian Dr. Timothy Nunan is receiving 660,000 euros as a Freigeist Fe

Art and Design - Religions - 10.08.2016
The Political and Religious Role of Musical Traditions
How did the concept of a "musical past" develop between the late Middle Ages and Early Modern Age? This question is the focus of a European research team that includes music scholars from Heidelberg University.

Religions - Health - 25.07.2016
1 - 7 August: Salzburger Hochschulwochen Leidenschaften
1 - 7 August: Salzburger Hochschulwochen Leidenschaften
This year the Salzburger Hochschulwochen will be held in the GroŖen Aula, as well as in the lecture halls of the Faculty of Theology of the University of Salzburg.

Religions - Law - 19.07.2016
What Are ‚?‘Sincerely Held Religious Beliefs’‚??
In its professed zeal to protect religious Texans, the state Legislature has included within an increasing number of laws exemptions for those with ‚?‘sincerely held religious beliefs.‚'' Unfor

Religions - Politics - 15.07.2016
Religious Ideologies Should Not Be Used as a Campaign Tool
Donald Trump recently told a group of Evangelicals that he has doubts about the Christianity of both President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.

History / Archeology - Religions - 06.07.2016
Dr Michael Scott presents his new book, Ancient Worlds, an epic history of East and West
Dr Michael Scott, Associate Professor in the University of Warwick's Classics and Ancient History department presents a richly coloured new vision of ancient history for our globalised world, showing

Religions - History / Archeology - 06.07.2016
Bringing Berber empires into focus as contributors to Islamic culture
The Almoravid and Almohad empires flourished in the†western Mediterranean of the 11th and 12th centuries.

Religions - 30.06.2016
UCLA faculty voice: Lamenting the murder of one of the Sabri Brothers
Sufi music - and especially the Sabri Brothers - have been bridging the divide between Islam and the West Khaled Abou El Fadl Fareed Khan/AP Photo People comfort the brother, center, of famous Sufi singer Amjad Sabri, who was killed by unknown attackers, outside his residence in Karachi, Pakistan.

Religions - Philosophy - 30.06.2016
Leading theologians urge the Church of England to celebrate same-sex relationships
Leading theologians have called on the Church of England to recognise and celebrate same-sex relationships at its forthcoming General Synod, warning that to take a hard line on the subject would be "suicidal".

Religions - 15.06.2016
Reunion panel examines state of Jewish studies
"This is an exciting moment for Jewish studies," said Gretchen Ritter, the Harold Tanner Dean of Arts and Sciences, in her introduction to a Reunion Weekend panel on "Jewish Studies at Cornell, Today and Tomorrow," held June 10 in the Physical Sciences Building.

Religions - 14.06.2016
The Orlando Attack is a Global National Security Challenge
The investigation into the Orlando, Florida, nightclub massacre is still in its infancy, but already enough is known to call it what it was: an act of war by militant jihadist against our nation.

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