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Religions - 21.12.2012
BBC's 'Today' programme celebrates Christmas with Mass Observation diaries
BBC’s ’Today’ programme celebrates Christmas with Mass Observation diaries
An archive of diaries and observations by ordinary people held at the University of Sussex is to be the "guest editor" of the BBC's 'Today ' programme on Boxing Day this year to celebrate Christmases past.

Religions - Art and Design - 20.12.2012
Why the world won't end tomorrow
Why the world won’t end tomorrow
The idea that the Mayan calendar predicts the end of the world on Dec. 21, which has been jangling nerves worldwide, is being questioned by a University of Alberta researcher.

Religions - Linguistics / Literature - 20.12.2012

Religions - 19.12.2012
Science helps parsnips remain a Christmas Dinner staple for years to come
University of Warwick scientists are investigating a disease affecting a Christmas Dinner traditional favourite in order to cut back on waste and reduce use of pesticides.

History / Archeology - Religions - 18.12.2012
E-Book Is Logical Next Step for Publicizing Brave New World of Cyber-Archaeology
Cover of the Bibllical Archaeology Society's new eBook depicts archaeologist Tom Levy navigating the dig site in Jordan on Calit2's TourCAVE 3D virtual-reality display system.

Religions - 18.12.2012
AI computer program develops free downloadable game for Christmas
AI computer program develops free downloadable game for Christmas
Researchers at Imperial College London have developed an Artificially Intelligent (AI) computer program that has itself designed a video game for the Christmas season, which can be downloaded for free today. The game developed by the AI computer program is called "A Puzzling Present". In the game, Santa Claus has been sucked into a Christmas present and it is the player's goal to help Santa collect gifts in the 30 Christmas-themed lands, which are filled with deadly holly and other obstacles.

Religions - 14.12.2012
Counting Christmas calories? No need to panic!
At this time of year newspaper articles will warn of over-indulgence on Christmas day. Experts from the University of Birmingham School of Sport and Exercise Sciences say there is too much focus on the calories consumed during just this one day of the year.

Religions - Environment - 13.12.2012
Plymouth University graduate competes for Christmas number one
An enterprising graduate who runs his own sustainable clothing company has turned his talents to music in a bid to beat the X-Factor singers to the Christmas number one this Christmas.

Religions - Linguistics / Literature - 12.12.2012
Ten Commandments go digital
Ten Commandments go digital
Cambridge University Library preserves works of great importance to faith traditions and communities around the world.

Religions - Philosophy - 11.12.2012
How the Hobbit will fill a hole in 21st century wellbeing
As the latest Warner Bros' fantasy blockbuster, The Hobbit, hits our cinema screens this week, a University of Nottingham writer and academic is claiming the film will fulfil deeper needs in modern society than pure entertainment.

History / Archeology - Religions - 04.12.2012
New community heritage projects announced
New community heritage projects announced
Fifteen new community projects have been awarded Heritage Lottery funding with support from the University of Sheffield.

Religions - 29.11.2012
Solving the mysteries of our pagan past
The myths and legends of paganism in pre-Christian Britain are set to be rewritten in a unique event featuring some of the UK's top experts in pagan societies at The University of Nottingham's Institute for Medieval Research next week.

Religions - Economics / Business - 28.11.2012
Treegonometry – the formula for the perfect Christmas tree
Festive maths students from the University of Sheffield have created formulas for the perfect Christmas tree.

Religions - Social Sciences - 27.11.2012
Podcast of Stanford lecture series offers a survey of religious perspectives on war and peace
Podcast of Stanford lecture series offers a survey of religious perspectives on war and peace
Stanford Report, November 27, 2012 Through a survey of the world's major religions, Stanford lecture series gives students the tools to recognize and resist arguments that foster intolerance, hatred and violence.

Religions - 27.11.2012
Giant storytelling Christmas calendar unveiled at University
Giant storytelling Christmas calendar unveiled at University
Seasonal artwork bringing together the worlds of folktales and Advent calendars will be unveiled tomorrow (Saturday 1 December 2012) at the University of Sheffield for the month of December, with each window representing a stage in a story derived from classic Russian folktales.

History / Archeology - Religions - 26.11.2012
Syria’s Muslim Brotherhood looking to return from exile
Syria’s Muslim Brotherhood looking to return from exile
—Raphael Lefevre Ashes of Hama: The Perilous History of Syria's Muslim Brotherhood, by Raphael Lefevre, is to be published in February 2013 and is the first book to explore the history of this secretive Islamic movement.

Continuing Education - Religions - 17.11.2012
Cambridge Labour Party: the first 100 years
Cambridge Labour Party: the first 100 years
—Hugh Dalton, Labour Chancellor of the Exchequer (1945-1947) On a chilly March day in 1912 a group of a dozen people sat down in the White Ribbon restaurant on Cambridge's East Road to form the city's Labour Party.

Religions - Art and Design - 16.11.2012
Documents that Changed the World: Gutenberg indulgence, 1454
Documents that Changed the World: Gutenberg indulgence, 1454
Joe Janes goes back to the fifteenth century and the work of Johannes Gutenberg for the latest installment in his series of podcasts, Documents that Changed the World.

Religions - 16.11.2012
Q&A: Assoc. Prof. Christopher Berry discusses rise of women in Congress
One of the most notable outcomes of the Nov. 6 election was the record number of women voted into Congress, including 20 women who will occupy seats in the U.S. Senate.

Philosophy - Religions - 12.11.2012
High profile debate to discuss our moral future
High profile debate to discuss our moral future
The University of Sheffield's Professor of the Public Understanding of Philosophy, Angie Hobbs, will join high profile guests and speakers to discuss the moral resourcing of the nation at Westminster Abbey this week (Wednesday 14 November 2012).

Health - Religions - 08.11.2012
Body, soul and gold: quests for perfection in English alchemy
Body, soul and gold: quests for perfection in English alchemy
"A lot of the alchemists' rhetoric is about protecting the secret: knowledge that is too dangerous to fall into the hands of the ignorant or rapacious."" —Jennifer Rampling We are often told that 'balance' is the key to life - work/family balance, a balanced diet, and so on.

Religions - Linguistics / Literature - 05.11.2012
Stanford University Libraries acquires large Bahá'í collection
Stanford University Libraries acquires large Bahá’í collection
Stanford Report, November 6, 2012 The donation of one of the most extensive Bahá'í libraries in private hands preserves a history that might otherwise be lost.

Religions - History / Archeology - 05.11.2012
The unspoken problem of the unmanned drone, from a Stanford humanities perspective
The unspoken problem of the unmanned drone, from a Stanford humanities perspective
Stanford Report, November 6, 2012 As the ongoing use of unmanned drones in the Middle East prompts protests in Pakistan, Stanford scholars urge politicians and citizens to reconsider the detrimental impact of these eyes in the sky.

Religions - Economics / Business - 20.09.2012
Columbia Ink
Stretching from ancient times to the late medieval period, this abridged volume presents key examples of Japanese poetry, drama, fiction and essays.

Religions - 21.12.2011
UT Austin Professors Discover Copy of Jesus’ Secret Teaching
Geoffrey Smith (left) and Brent Landau take a closer look at the Greek fragment identified as the First Apocalypse of James.

Politics - Religions - 25.01.2010
Befürworter wollten ein symbolisches Zeichen setzen
Bern - Universität Bern Mit dem Ja zur Minarettverbots-Initiative wollten die Stimmbürger ein symbolisches Zeichen gegen die Verbreitung des Islams in der Schweiz setzen.

Economics / Business - Religions - 08.01.2010
Banken ohne moralischen Kompass
Zurich - University of Zurich Das moderne Finanzwesen hat sich von religiösen und moralischen Grundsätzen gelöst. Nicht so das «Islamic Banking».

Economics / Business - Religions - 08.01.2010
Muhammad als formidabler Risikomanager
Zurich - University of Zurich «Islamic Banking» ist kein Nischenprodukt mehr. Auch Schweizer Banken wie UBS und CS verfügen heute über Scharia-konforme Anlagemöglichkeiten.

Religions - Social Sciences - 21.07.2009
Wenn der Imam Deutsch spricht
Zurich - University of Zurich Sollen Imame und islamische Religionslehrer künftig in der Schweiz ausgebildet werden können? Ja, sagen viele Muslime und Schweizer Institutionen in einer neuen Studie der Universität Zürich.

Religions - Social Sciences - 21.07.2009
Broad consensus in favour of imam training in Switzerland
21. Bern - SNF Should imams and Muslim religious teachers be allowed to train at Swiss universities in future? The majority of Muslims living in Switzerland advocate the idea, as do Swiss authorities, universities and legal experts.
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