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Religions - History / Archeology - 21.09.2022
Opinion: King Charles, defender of faith
Opinion: King Charles, defender of faith
Writing in The Conversation, Dr Bob Morris (UCL Constitution Unit) explores how the new King's relationship with faith may differ from his mother, with him likely approaching his role as "defender of the faith" more inclusively, reflecting the diversity of religion in Britain.

Religions - Politics - 20.09.2022
Crisis of faith: Christian nationalism and the threat to U.S. democracy
Members of the hard-right Proud Boys organization, some of them armed and dressed for combat, raised a wooden cross outside of the state capitol in Lansing, Mich.

Event - Religions - 09.09.2022
Analysis: Queen Elizabeth II: Why Charles is already king & other constitutional questions answered
Analysis: Queen Elizabeth II: Why Charles is already king & other constitutional questions answered
Writing in The Conversation, Professor Robert Hazell (UCL Constitution Unit) explains the rules of succession for the Royal Family following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Career - Religions - 30.08.2022
When work becomes your religion, nothing else matters
A UC Berkeley expert on religion examines the role that spirituality plays in productivity for tech workers in Silicon Valley.

Religions - History / Archeology - 20.07.2022
The tortures of the Spanish Inquisition hold dark lessons for our time
A detail from the 19th century lithograph "The Torture of Isabel Rodriguez. The lithograph originally appeared in "El Libro Rojo” by Vicente Riva Palacio (1870).

Religions - Social Sciences - 18.07.2022
Dissecting the Pope’s upcoming visit to Canada
UdeM professor Jean-François Roussel discusses the Pope's visit within the broader context of reconciliation with Canada's Indigenous peoples.

Religions - Health - 27.06.2022
Supreme Court abortion ruling will radiate deep into American lives, scholars say
Shockwaves from the controversial U.S. Supreme Court decision on abortion rights is likely to extend deep into American life - into churches and medical offices, into our use of apps and software and into elections this fall and in 2024, UC Berkeley scholars say.

Health - Religions - 24.06.2022

Religions - Health - 20.06.2022
Post-COVID, what’s the role of religion?
International researchers in four countries of the "Global North," including Canada, are looking into how majority and majority faiths are dealing with life after the pandemic. An international research project led by Queen's University Belfast, in Northern Ireland, and involving Université de Montréal will study and compare the changing role of majority and minority religions in 'global north' contexts: Canada, Germany, Ireland/Northern Ireland (UK), and Poland, as these societies emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Social Sciences - Religions - 13.06.2022
Sexual abuse in the diocese of Münster
Team of researchers presents results of a study of the years 1945 to 2020 / Accusation of -massive failure of leadership- Between 1945 and 2020 at least 196 clerics from the diocese of Münster - speci

Campus - Religions - 25.05.2022

History / Archeology - Religions - 17.05.2022
Katherine Parr did not persuade Henry VIII to found Trinity College Cambridge, new study argues
Katherine Parr did not persuade Henry VIII to found Trinity College Cambridge, new study argues
King Henry VIII had already made up his mind to found Trinity College Cambridge and Christ Church Oxford before Cambridge lobbied his queen, a re-examination of 16th-century sources suggests.

Religions - Event - 29.04.2022

Religions - Social Sciences - 07.04.2022

Religions - Pharmacology - 22.03.2022
Vaccines: Philosophical, moral beliefs tied to religion determine acceptance
Strong philosophical and moral beliefs associated with many religions can contribute to vaccine hesitancy and reduce vaccination rates, a new study shows.

Religions - Social Sciences - 08.03.2022

Religions - Life Sciences - 06.02.2022
Showing sensitivity towards animals
At a recent Agricultural Congress, Environment Minister Steffi Lemke and Agriculture Minister Cem Özdemir (both from the Bündnis 90/Green Party) recently advocated taking a joint approach and making a new start.

Campus - Religions - 28.01.2022

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.

Social Sciences - Religions - 21.10.2021
Community under threat - Christians' contribution to Holy Land is unnoticed
Community under threat - Christians’ contribution to Holy Land is unnoticed
Christians living in the Holy Land are a community with a future more vulnerable than it needs to be - challenged by violence, migration and lack of investment, a new study reveals.

Religions - Campus - 30.08.2021

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.
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