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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 "Religion and

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 Gėzim 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'.

Religions - Astronomy / Space Science - 10.10.2018

Social Sciences - Religions - 01.10.2018

Religions - Social Sciences - 14.09.2018
Former Secretary of State for International Development named honorary professor
Research led by a senior academic from the University of Birmingham has found that the media and popular culture frequently depict Orthodox Jewish women as powerless, silent individuals who are at best naive to live a religious lifestyle, and at worst coerced into it.

Religions - Social Sciences - 29.08.2018
Burning Man’s influence in Silicon Valley
Communication Professor Fred Turner has been studying the role of art and countercultural movements - including the communal, participatory lifestyle celebrated at the annual Burning Man festival - that have had far-reaching influence in the workplace of tech firms.

Religions - 20.08.2018
Stanford scholar discusses Buddhism and its origins
Stanford religious studies Professor Paul Harrison talks about the latest research on the origin of Buddhism and the rise of Mahayana Buddhism, which has influenced most of today's Buddhist practices around the world.

Religions - Administration - 16.08.2018
Trump's assertiveness vs Rouhani's resistance
Trump’s assertiveness vs Rouhani’s resistance
President Donald Trump has acted to diminish the Iranian Islamic regime over its nuclear program, missile industry and regional influence.

Social Sciences - Religions - 15.08.2018
Muslims leaving prison talk about the layers of their lives
Muslims leaving prison talk about the layers of their lives
The Lammy Review in 2017 drew attention to inequalities among black, Asian and minority ethnic people in the criminal justice system.

Law - Religions - 10.08.2018
Boris comments legitimises Islamophobic sentiment says "burqa ban" challenge legal advisor
An expert in international human rights at the University of Sussex has criticised former foreign secretary Boris Johnson claiming his comments on women who wear burqas "legitimise Islamophobic sentiment".

Religions - Economics / Business - 30.07.2018