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Event - Religions - 09.04.2020

Environment - Religions - 08.04.2020

Religions - 30.03.2020
"Every pilgrim cries at some point - for joy"
Prof. Traugott Roser from the Faculty of Protestant Theology spent four and a half weeks hiking across Northern Spain on the "Camino Francés", following the old pilgrim's route of St. James.

Religions - 12.03.2020

Religions - 24.02.2020
Historian's high school research paper transformed her life
Historian’s high school research paper transformed her life
Joel Cabrita's research explores the politics of memory and the question of who gets remembered and who gets forgotten by history.

Religions - 06.02.2020

Religions - 04.02.2020
Elders in Rwanda need leaders’ support to face old age - study
Rwanda's Government should investigate how leaders can honour and support older people who - despite making a valuable contribution to society across their lifetimes - face intense poverty in old age due to lack of water, food and health care, according to a new report.

Religions - History / Archeology - 04.12.2019
On show - and specially conserved
On show - and specially conserved
The walls, the floor, the ceiling - everything is black. The light is dimmed to such an extent that visitors' eyes first have to become accustomed to it when they enter the room.

Religions - Social Sciences - 22.11.2019
UCL announces action against racism, antisemitism and Islamophobia
As part of its commitment to drive race equality and tackle discrimination, UCL has agreed three key actions that will support its work to raise awareness and understanding of different forms of racism.

History / Archeology - Religions - 25.10.2019
Obituary: David William Miller Was an Acclaimed Scholar of Irish and Religious History
David William Miller, an internationally recognized scholar of Irish and religious history at Carnegie Mellon University, died Sunday, Oct.

Event - Religions - 23.10.2019

Music - Religions - 24.09.2019
’Triptych’ is a meditation on provocative photographer’s life and work
When korde arrington tuttle was growing up in North Carolina in the 1990s, he felt like he had to live in a world with strict boundaries drawn around what he could do, and how he could act.

Religions - Social Sciences - 23.07.2019

Religions - 28.06.2019
Prophet and Loss: How the local strength of faith can impact a company’s ethical behaviour
Companies are less likely to engage in unethical accounting practices when their headquarters are in areas of high religious observance, new research by academics at the universities of Sussex and East London has revealed.

Religions - History / Archeology - 20.06.2019
Ogren to explore Jewish thought in early America thanks to humanities grant
Ogren to explore Jewish thought in early America thanks to humanities grant
Precious few Jewish people lived in early Colonial America. Historians surmise that Jews in North America during that time accounted for less than a tenth of a percent of the entire population.

Religions - Philosophy - 12.06.2019

Music - Religions - 11.06.2019

Religions - Politics - 02.05.2019
NBA legend visits campus
In a discussion Wednesday at Memorial Auditorium, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar discussed the intersections of race, religion and politics.

Linguistics / Literature - Religions - 26.04.2019

Religions - Career - 16.04.2019
Chancellor Carol Christ and Professor Emerita Carol Clover on women in the academy, then and now
When Chancellor Carol Christ joined the faculty at UC Berkeley in 1970 as an assistant professor in the English department, she was the fourth woman to join the department, which had 84 faculty members at the time.

History / Archeology - Religions - 15.04.2019
Notre Dame fire like the burning of the Library of Alexandria, historian says
Flames eat away at the inside of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris Monday (Photo by Remi Mathis via WikiCommons) UC Berkeley history professor Peter Sahlins grew up near Paris and returns there often.

Religions - Music - 01.04.2019
"I can reach young Muslims in Germany and other countries"
It is sometimes enough to drive one to despair. For twenty years, Islam scholar Thomas Bauer has been working hard to create a nuanced image of Islamic culture, writing books and articles, giving interviews, and speaking with politicians.

Religions - 27.03.2019
Candidates may have a point in trying to scrap the Electoral College
Candidates may have a point in trying to scrap the Electoral College
Increasingly, Democratic candidates hoping to run against Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election have suggested it's time to change or scrap the electoral college.

Law - Religions - 21.03.2019
"I would never otherwise have asked how important religion is in law."
Anyone entering the office of law scholar Nils Jansen can see at a glance: hard work is done here. The director of the Department of Legal History at the University of Münster has books, journals, and a notebook spread around his desk in a semicircle and stacked up in piles.

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.