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Law - Religions - 10.01.2022
’Clunky and challenging’ – views on getting married in England and Wales outlined in new briefing
The law on weddings in England and Wales has been too slow to respond to religious and cultural diversity and the increasing number of people who do not identify with any religion at all, finds a new study led by University of Warwick researcher Dr Rajnaara Akhtar of Warwick Law School.

Religions - 23.12.2021
The effects of the Spanish Inquisition linger to this day
The effects of the Spanish Inquisition linger to this day
Two hundred years after its abolition, the Spanish Inquisition leaves a stain. The locations in which it was strong have markedly lower levels of economic activity, trust and educational attainment, write Dr Jordi Vidal-Robert and colleagues. From Imperial Rome to the Crusades, to modern North Korea or the treatment of Rohingya in  Myanmar , religious persecution has been a tool of state control for millennia.

Religions - Social Sciences - 24.11.2021

Religions - Social Sciences - 05.11.2021

Religions - Campus - 25.10.2021
New book on sexual violence in the context of the church
New book on sexual violence in the context of the church
Three theologians from the University of Bern have published an interdisciplinary work on sexual violence in churches, which for the first time takes a scholarly look at the fundamentals of the problem.

Religions - History / Archeology - 13.08.2021

Politics - Religions - 28.07.2021
A book analyzes the representation of motherhood and its political dimension
The dominant narrative on motherhood relegates the woman to the private ambit and to the dimension of emotions and of sentiment, as something that is the opposite of the public and the theoretical.

Religions - Social Sciences - 01.07.2021
Devotes his career to chronicling U.S. Jewish communities
University of Miami demographer Ira Sheskin, whose expertise has been called upon by media covering the Surfside tragedy, has been documenting the changes in South Florida Jewish communities for four decades.

Religions - Social Sciences - 28.06.2021
Severity of abuses of minors within the Catholic church
Severity of abuses of minors within the Catholic church
Last April, the Spanish Catholic Church recognized, for the first time, 220 cases of abuses to minors by Spanish priests since 2001, according to what the representative of the Spanish Episcopal Conference stated in a press release.

Religions - Campus - 15.06.2021

Religions - History / Archeology - 01.06.2021

Religions - 27.05.2021
Opinion: How urban planning plays a role in Israel-Palestine
Professor Haim Yacobi (UCL Bartlett Development Planning Unit) co-authors an article on the effect that urban planning has in Israel-Palestine, saying that even supposedly neutral urban trends such as privatisation and gentrification can be co-opted to divide areas.

Social Sciences - Religions - 25.05.2021

Religions - Social Sciences - 11.05.2021

Religions - Environment - 27.04.2021
Durham to support Church of England in ambitious decarbonisation plan
The Church of England will be supported in their ambitious aim of achieving net-zero carbon by 2030 through a new partnership with Durham Energy Institute (DEI).

Religions - Event - 21.04.2021

Law - Religions - 19.04.2021
Law School course examines how Buddhism intersects with constitutional law
New Law School course brings scholars together to study intersection of religion, law With an estimated 500 million followers worldwide, Buddhism has had a far-reaching impact on constitutional design and reform in many countries.

Religions - Campus - 06.04.2021

Art and Design - Religions - 03.03.2021
The Centre for Aesthetics, Religion and Contemporary Culture has been created, a meeting point between art and academia
The new study center, coordinated by Amador Vega, Professor of Aesthetics and Theory of the Arts at UPF, aims to be a welcoming place for researchers from all over the world and makes it available to society and of contemporary culture innovative ways of working.

Religions - History / Archeology - 28.01.2021

Religions - History / Archeology - 26.01.2021

Religions - Pedagogy - 14.12.2020

Religions - Social Sciences - 12.11.2020
Religious clashes in India sparked scholar's interest in peace
Religious clashes in India sparked scholar’s interest in peace
The violent destruction of a Muslim holy site in India prompted religious studies scholar Anna Bigelow to ask why some communities succumb to violence and others do not.

Law - Religions - 03.11.2020
Why some rights are violated more often-even in a democracy
Enshrining a right in the constitution is no guarantee that a nation will enforce it-but some rights are harder to violate than others, according to Prof. Adam Chilton of the University of Chicago Law School.

Pedagogy - Religions - 07.10.2020
Durham theologian supports launch of Pope Francis’ new teachings
One of our leading theologians has spoken alongside Pope Francis at the global launch of his new Papal Encyclical - one of the Pope's highest forms of communication.

Religions - Social Sciences - 22.09.2020
Muslims, atheists more likely to face religious discrimination in US
Muslims, atheists more likely to face religious discrimination in US
A University of Washington-led study found that religious discrimination is more common toward people who identify as Muslim or atheist, rather than Catholic or Protestant. Myriam Zilles Muslims and atheists in the United States are more likely than those of Christian faiths to experience religious discrimination, according to new research led by the University of Washington.

History / Archeology - Religions - 09.09.2020
Paul de Lagarde (1827-1891) - scholar and anti-Semite
Paul de Lagarde (1827-1891) - scholar and anti-Semite
Research team from Göttingen and Potsdam examines the intellectual legacy of the Göttingen Orientalist Who was Paul de Lagarde?
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