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History / Archeology - Religions - 06.11.2014
Stability, unity and nonchalance: What does it mean to be English?
An epic new history of England offers some eye-catching conclusions on Englishness - suggesting, among other things, that a "remarkable" level of cultural unity and a relative openness to other cultures are both key components of English national identity.

Religions - Health - 05.11.2014
Crack cocaine and religion: inside Guatemala's Christian rehab centres
What happens when addiction is defined as a sin instead of a sickness? In Guatemala, it means snatching addicts off the streets and holding them against their will in "compulsory" Christian rehabilitation centres.

Religions - History / Archeology - 05.11.2014
Remember, remember: how education "beyond the seas" kept Catholicism alive
Bonfire night marks a plot in 1605 to burn down the Houses of Parliament. It's also a reminder of the ferocious divides that existed between Protestants and Roman Catholics.

Religions - Law - 03.11.2014
Extent of protection afforded for religion under Scots law to be reviewed
Related links: Prof Callum Brown Secularisation and Humanist History at Glasgow Humanist Society Scotland The first project undertaken in Scotland since the Victorian era to assess the effect to whic

Religions - Law - 27.10.2014
Spotlight on religious freedom
Spotlight on religious freedom
An influential group of academics, lawyers and religious leaders will gather at the University of Queensland this month to explore issues associated with religious freedom.

Religions - Social Sciences - 24.10.2014
Return of the new gods: Jedis, auras and online witch schools
Research by a digital anthropologist is looking at how new religious movements are harnessing online platforms.

Religions - 24.10.2014
CofE clergy concerned with protecting the welfare budget
Anglican clergy are very concerned with maintaining a high level of welfare spending, and see it as a way of protecting the weak and the poor - a left-leaning political stance out of step with most of the general population and most Anglicans.

Administration - Religions - 23.10.2014
Journalist takes audience inside Putin's war on West
Journalist takes audience inside Putin's war on West
Describing her experience writing the 2012 book "The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin," Russian-American journalist and LGBTQ activist Masha Gessen recalled feeling optimism while writing the book's epilogue during protests against Russian government corruption.

Religions - 03.10.2014
The speech that never was - Thatcher papers for 1984 open to the public
Papers opened to the public today reveal how the Brighton bombing stopped Margaret Thatcher from widening her infamous 'enemy within' rhetoric to include not only the striking miners but also the wider Labour movement and Party.

Religions - Environment - 02.10.2014
Earth’s portrait
Title Land cover 2010 Released 02/10/2014 11:52 am Copyright ESA/CCI Land Cover/Université catholique de Louvain Description This global land-cover map was created using data from the Envisat mission for the 2010 epoch (2008-12).

Religions - 24.09.2014
Opening of Year Service 2014
This lunchtime the new Principal and President, Professor Ed Byrne, was installed at the College's Opening of Year Service.

Religions - Art and Design - 19.09.2014
Thinking forward through the past
A major international research project led by the University of Leeds has attracted significant funding from the AHRC to shine new light on forgotten works by Jewish artists.

Environment - Religions - 19.09.2014
Science turns to religion for "mass mobilisation" on environmental change
Ahead of the UN summit on climate change, two leading scholars in the field make a watershed appeal to religious leaders for help in mobilising public opinion on the planet's future.

Religions - 12.09.2014
Uncovering the text of the New Testament
A £1.1m campaign by Cambridge University Library to secure one of the most important New Testament manuscripts - the seventh-century Codex Zacynthius - has been a success.

Religions - 16.08.2014
Virginity pledges for men can lead to sexual confusion -- even after the wedding day
Virginity pledges for men can lead to sexual confusion -- even after the wedding day
University of Washington Bragging of sexual conquests, suggestive jokes and innuendo, and sexual one-upmanship can all be a part of demonstrating one's manhood, especially for young men eager to exert their masculinity.

Religions - 11.08.2014
The state of Iraq
The state of Iraq
ANU experts have commented on the latest developments in Iraq and US President Barack Obama's decision to authorise air strikes against Islamic State.

Religions - 04.08.2014
Scottishness is a more inclusive national identity than Englishness
04 Aug 2014 New research on the Scottish Census data reveals that almost all minority communities in Scotland were more likely to claim a Scottish identity in Scotland, than an English identity in England. The picture is complicated, however, because many minorities in Scotland were just as likely to choose a 'British only' identity as a 'Scottish only' identity.

Religions - 04.08.2014
Scottishness is a more inclusive national identity than Englishness for many ethnic groups in Britain
New research on the Scottish Census data reveals that almost all minority communities in Scotland were more likely to claim a Scottish identity in Scotland, than an English identity in England. The picture is complicated, however, because many minorities in Scotland were just as likely to choose a 'British only' identity as a 'Scottish only' identity.

Social Sciences - Religions - 28.07.2014
’Next time we will win!’: Gaza’s cycles of violence
In this article - originally published on CRIAViews, the blog of the Cambridge Review of International Affairs - Lucy Thirkell explores some of the reasons behind the tragic and seemingly endless cycle of conflict in Gaza.

Religions - 28.07.2014

Physics - Religions - 24.07.2014
Acoustics topic of upcoming Frontiers in Science series
Acoustics topic of upcoming Frontiers in Science series
Dipen Sinha will discuss acoustics and its applications, including how it is possible to use sound to solve problems in health, national security and for industry.

Religions - 21.07.2014
Comment: Hollywood’s slew of biblical films is no return from Exodus
" Wherever you look you can find the Bible lurking. What is new in the latest offerings from Hollywood is how it's packaging the Bible - but then the Bible is constantly repackaged and retold for new audiences.

Religions - 06.07.2014
Mitrokhin’s KGB archive opens to public
KGB files from the famous Mitrokhin Archive - described by the FBI as 'the most complete and extensive intelligence ever received from any source' - will today open to the public for the first time.

Event - Religions - 24.06.2014

Religions - Administration - 12.06.2014
Hate crime: Lancashire gets results but doubts persist among some victims
Hate crime: Lancashire gets results but doubts persist among some victims
While there are positive outcomes for many victims who report hate crimes to the police in Lancashire, many victims of religiously aggravated verbal abuse are unsure about whether they can be dealt with effectively.

Religions - 06.06.2014
D-Day’s ’forgotten man’
Seventy years after Allied soldiers stormed the beaches of Normandy, the Churchill Archives Centre has released a short film commemorating the 'forgotten architect' of D-Day.

Religions - Art and Design - 29.05.2014
High-stepping through life
High-stepping through life Dancer and scholar Rossi Lamont Walter Jr. '14 aims to help others dream This is one in a series of profiles showcasing some of Harvard's stellar graduates.

Religions - Art and Design - 28.05.2014
Vatican gives rare volume to University Special Collections
28 May 2014 The University has been chosen to receive a copy of a very rare book, printed by the Vatican, concerning Hildegard of Bingen.

Religions - Social Sciences - 27.05.2014
What drives far right and radical Islamist movements?
A new report, 'Integration, Disadvantage and Extremism', produced by researchers from the University of Oxford and Birkbeck, University of London, for the All-Party Parliamentary Group Against Antisemitism, examines what drives extremism in British society.

Religions - Art and Design - 23.05.2014
Richard Dawkins makes operatic debut
23 May 2014 The voice of one of the country's best known atheists is to be part of an opera based on a controversial unfinished novel by Mark Twain on 24 May.

Religions - Event - 22.05.2014

Event - Religions - 15.05.2014
From halal to hip-hop: Muslim life in the UK and Europe comes under the microscope
Halal meat, the representation of Islam in the British press, and female, Muslim hip-hop artists will all be topics of discussion at a three-day symposium held by Cambridge University's Centre of Islamic Studies.

Religions - Earth Sciences - 02.05.2014
"And the girl he immersed in the font he took out as a boy"
A conference taking place today in the Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic is the first step in an ambitious graduate-led project to create an online database of the diverse and often confound

Religions - Linguistics / Literature - 01.05.2014
Forschungsfelder Jüdischer Kulturgeschichte
Tagung anlässlich des 10-jährigen Bestehens des Zentrums für Jüdische Kulturgeschichte: 9.-10. Mai 2014, ab 10 Uhr Europasaal (Edmundsburg, Mönchsberg 2, Salzburg).

Religions - History / Archeology - 18.04.2014
Imagined Jewish Homeland in New York
Researchers Share How Augmented Reality Technology Animates Unrealized Plans for a City of Refuge for the Jews.

Religions - 11.04.2014
Comment: Noah film is more accurate than most children’s Bible stories
" Perhaps what makes the film unpalatable is that it's so different from the re-tellings of the biblical flood story with which we're familiar " Dr Katie Edwards, Lecturer in the Bible in Contemporar

Religions - History / Archeology - 09.04.2014
The afterlives of Joseph of Arimathea
Press release issued: 9 April 2014 In his new book, Dr William John Lyons, Senior Lecturer in Biblical Interpretation at the University of Bristol, explores the reception history of Joseph of Arimathea from the Bible to the present day.

History / Archeology - Religions - 07.04.2014
Q&A: how archives make history
The early modern period (1500-1800) saw a surge in the keeping of records. A conference later this week (9-10 April 2014) at the British Academy will look at the origins of the archives that shape our understanding of history.  We asked ten of the speakers to tackle some fundamental questions.

History / Archeology - Religions - 02.04.2014
First World War 100 year anniversary – Durham University expertise
First World War 100 year anniversary – Durham University expertise
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Religions - Law - 28.03.2014
Why a small change makes a Big Day
It's time to revamp the photos and sharpen the footage of gay celebrities, writes Dr Leanne Smith from Cardiff Law School .

Linguistics / Literature - Religions - 26.03.2014
From text to texting: 10th century Greek manuscript is brought into the digital age
A tenth century Greek manuscript, one of the latest additions to the Digital Library, shows how the transmission and reinterpretation of written knowledge over the centuries still continues in today's digital age.

History / Archeology - Religions - 21.03.2014
Simon Schama Documents 3,000 Years of Jewish History in New PBS Series
After a distinguished career that has spawned numerous books and television series on everything from the French Revolution to the slave trade, Columbia Professor of Art History and History Simon Sch

Sport - Religions - 18.03.2014
DeProspo reconciles faith, sports and being gay
DeProspo reconciles faith, sports and being gay
What is it like to be a conservative, evangelical Christian and collegiate soccer player - and be gay? Ask Atticus DeProspo '15, who described his journey of self-acceptance to reconcile these aspects of his identity at Soup and Hope, March 13 in Sage Chapel.

Religions - 04.03.2014
Divided by faith: Scottish researchers to put religion under the microscope
Theology and religion researchers from across Scotland are cooperating on a major initiative to analyse the importance of religion within modern within Scottish culture and society.

Religions - Administration - 28.02.2014
Modern Catholic Schools serve local communities well
Professor Anthony Finn St Andrew's Foundation Cardinal Winning Lecture Former General Teaching Council for Scotland Chief Executive Anthony Finn will tomorrow (1 March) give the 2014 Cardinal Winning Lecture.
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