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History/Archeology - Religions
15.08.2017
Luther’s posting of the 95 Theses - did it actually happen?
Martin Luther's posting of the 95 Theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg on 31 October 1517, what the Germans call the Thesenanschlag, is one of the most famous events of Western history.
Religions - History/Archeology
10.08.2017
August: early Portuguese churches | News | University of Bristol
August: early Portuguese churches | News | University of Bristol
A team of archaeologists from the University of Bristol and Zayed University (Abu Dhabi) have uncovered the foundations of two seventeenth century Portuguese churches on the East African island of Zanzibar. The Portuguese controlled the East African coast between 1500 and 1698. Information about Portuguese missionary activity in the region is limited, and these findings will help understand the long period of conflict between Christians and Muslims in the Western Indian Ocean during this period.
Arts and Design - Religions
31.07.2017
Chamber singers, laughter and schnitzel with music: A few of my favorite things
Chamber singers, laughter and schnitzel with music: A few of my favorite things
VIENNA, Austria - I wake up for a full day of music making in beautiful, sunny Vienna. I am one of 26 performers here with the University of Illinois Chamber Singers.
Arts and Design - Religions
31.07.2017
Loss, trials and compassion: music of Australia’s Jewish refugees
After the Nazi invasion of Austria in 1938, Jewish refugee applications to Australia soared to over 10,000.
Philosophy - Religions
24.07.2017
Richard B. Miller
Professor Miller's research interests include religion and public life, political and social ethics, theory and method in religious thought and ethics, and practical ethics.
Religions - Law/Forensics
06.07.2017
Jeffrey Stackert
Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible and in the Department of Classics, the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and the College Jeffrey Stackert is a biblical scholar who situates the Hebrew Bible in the context of the larger ancient Near Eastern world in which it was composed.
Religions - History/Archeology
29.06.2017
‘France's Samuel Pepys' is elevated from the footnotes of history
‘France’s Samuel Pepys’ is elevated from the footnotes of history
The journals and scrapbooks of Pierre de L'Estoile have for generations provided a vivid picture of France in a time of religious upheaval.
Religions
23.06.2017
The religious lives of international seafarers
The religious and spiritual experiences of seafarers, and ministry amongst port chaplains, will be explored in a new project by Cardiff University's Seafarers International Research Centre (SIRC).
Literature/Linguistics - Religions
23.06.2017
One young Republican's pursuit of the 'Freedom to Marry'
One young Republican’s pursuit of the ’Freedom to Marry’
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Religions
21.06.2017
Responses to terror attacks helping to fuel Islamophobia
The recent string of terrorist attacks across Europe has led to a spike in Islamophobic acts, from daily harassment to the horrific event this week in Finsbury Park. Yet while extreme acts of Islamophobia are generally denounced by political actors and the media, a new study suggests that more insidious forms of Islamophobia, couched in liberal terms, are helping normalise such forms of racism in society.
Religions
20.06.2017
Responses to terror attacks helping to fuel Islamophobia in society
The recent string of terrorist attacks across Europe has led to a spike in Islamophobic acts, from daily harassment to the horrific event this week in Finsbury Park. Yet while extreme acts of Islamophobia are generally denounced by political actors and the media, a new study suggests that more insidious forms of Islamophobia, couched in liberal terms, are helping normalise such forms of racism in society.
Religions - Medicine/Pharmacology
14.06.2017
Enhancing Life Project links scholars across diverse fields of study
With the advancement of technology and biological breakthroughs, life expectancy for human beings has dramatically increased in the 20thâ‘and 21stâ'centuries.
Religions - History/Archeology
13.06.2017
The Longing of Belonging: African photography on show at MAA
The Longing of Belonging: African photography on show at MAA
A photography exhibition capturing the black South African Zionist community â?- the most popular religious denomination in the country â?- opens at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (MAA) today.
Religions
24.05.2017
Lund alumnus Anders Arborelius to become Sweden's first cardinal
Lund alumnus Anders Arborelius to become Sweden’s first cardinal
‘I was somewhat shocked when I received the message', says Bishop Anders Arborelius who, in addition to his degree in theology from Rome, has a Master's degree in modern languages from Lund University.
Religions
24.05.2017
Manchester: The newest terrorism, and the future of terrorism
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Religions - History/Archeology
18.05.2017
Antisemitism and Religion: A Symposium
Antisemitism and Religion: A Symposium
On May 24, 2017 scholars from New York, Tel Aviv, and Vienna will present papers on religious anti-Semitism at a symposium.
Religions - History/Archeology
18.05.2017
The last Muslim King in Spain
The last Muslim King in Spain
The history, myths and legends surrounding the last Muslim ruler in Spain - whose surrender ended seven centuries of Islam at the heart of Western Europe - is the subject of a new book and Hay Festival appearance by Cambridge academic Elizabeth Drayson.
Astronomy - Religions
16.05.2017
Astronomer explores interaction of life and faith
Pursuing a life of science and a life of faith is not incompatible, said astronomer Jonathan Lunine at the St. Albert the Great Forum on Science and Religion April 26.
History/Archeology - Religions
01.05.2017
Stanford expert analyzes Russia’s past
Stanford history professor Nancy Kollmann discusses the establishment of the Russian Empire and how Russia's past shapes its present.
Religions
28.04.2017
Gender, Knowledge, and Sufism: An Islamic Feminist Approach
Public Lecture by Professor Sa'diyya Shaikh from University of Cape Town on May 2, 2017, at Freie Universität Berlin ‘ 099/2017 from Apr 28, 2017 On May 2, 2017, religious studies scholar Sa'di
History/Archeology - Religions
27.04.2017
Discarded History exhibition lifts the lid on 1,000 years of medieval history
Treasures from the world's largest and most important collection of medieval Jewish manuscripts - chronicling 1,000 years of history in Old Cairo - have gone on display in Cambridge today for a six-month-long exhibition at Cambridge University Library.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Religions
21.04.2017
Senior salsa brings home the power of staying active
Senior salsa brings home the power of staying active
University of Queensland physiotherapy student Daniel Innes can list salsa dancing as one of his skills when he graduates next year.
Religions - Politics
19.04.2017
Is democracy on the wane in Turkey?
Is democracy on the wane in Turkey?
Once hailed as a model for Islamic democracy,Turkey plays a key role in both the Syrian refugee crisis and the U.S.-led fight against the Islamic State.
Religions - Physics/Materials Science
18.04.2017
24 April: Panorama: Uni
24 April: Panorama: Uni "Earth Observation for Humanitarian Aid"
How many people have settled in a refugee camp; what dynamics prevail there? The Earth Observation is used as a basis for the deployment of relief organizations, such as MSF.
Religions - Media
11.04.2017
Islamophobia is Racism: Syllabus to initiate discussion, learning
FACULTY Q&A Evelyn Alsultany In response to anti-Muslim racism, a group of interdisciplinary scholars across the country have come together to create the #IslamophobiaIsRacism syllabus to provide resources for teaching and learning.
Religions - History/Archeology
06.04.2017
Unique glimpse into world of Japanese mafia tattoos
Unique glimpse into world of Japanese mafia tattoos
A chance meeting in a Yokohama pub led Lund University researcher Andreas Johansson straight to the heart of the Japanese Yakuza mafia.
Religions - Philosophy
28.03.2017
Laurie Zoloth appointed dean of University of Chicago Divinity School
Laurie Zoloth, a leader in the field of religious studies with particular scholarly interest in bioethics and Jewish studies, has been appointed dean of the University of Chicago Divinity School.
Religions
23.03.2017
Christian Lawmakers, Keep This in Mind
Many political leaders who support the U.S. House of Representatives or U.S. Senates' version of a new health care bill proudly identify themselves as Christian, pro-life and pro-family.
Business/Economics - Religions
22.03.2017
Opinion: A rattled Saudi Arabia pivots for support to South-East Asia
Opinion: A rattled Saudi Arabia pivots for support to South-East Asia
Saudi Arabia is seeking to strengthen its commercial links with South-east's fast-growing economies. What makes this such an attractive offer - and are there any downsides' asks Babak Mohammadzadeh (Politics and International Studies) writing for The Conversation.
Religions - History/Archeology
03.03.2017
Viceroy's House is very watchable - but its account of Indian independence is limited
Viceroy’s House is very watchable - but its account of Indian independence is limited
Dr Ashvin Immanuel Devasundaram, Lecturer in World Cinema, Queen Mary University of London, reviews Gurinder Chadha's latest film: Viceroy's House.
Event - Religions
03.03.2017
Let’s Recognize the True Role Immigrants Play in Our Country
Approximately 1,200 people from 80 different countries recently took part in a large naturalization ceremony in Austin where I was asked to speak.
Life Sciences - Religions
23.02.2017
President Tessier-Lavigne outlines what is important
Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne speaks about "What Matters to Me and Why," with Jane Shaw, dean for religious life.
Religions - Business/Economics
18.02.2017
Shrinking territory contributes to significant drop in ISIS funding
Islamic State's income has more than halved since 2014, due to its shrinking territory in Syria and Iraq and subsequent losses of significant sources of revenue, according to a collaborative new study by the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR) at King's College London and EY.
Religions - Medicine/Pharmacology
16.02.2017
Research probes role of media and religion in anti-vax views
Research probes role of media and religion in anti-vax views
The influence of media and religion on anti-vaccine attitudes in Australia will be the focus of University of Queensland research enabled by a Westpac Bicentennial Foundation fellowship.
History/Archeology - Religions
14.02.2017
Valentines Day 2017: Why we give chocolates on 14 February
Food historian Professor Rebecca Earle of the University of Warwick History department maps how chocolate became a Valentine's Day staple.
Religions - Social Sciences
08.02.2017
The Bible as a weapon of war
The Bible as a weapon of war
How do former Lord's Resistance Army soldiers - men, women and children who have used the Bible as a weapon of war - learn to reread the scriptures once they return home? This is the puzzle facing researchers from Uganda and Cambridge.
Religions - Literature/Linguistics
03.02.2017
Hearing voices and spirituality
Hearing voices and spirituality
Although voice-hearing is often associated with severe mental illness, it can be an important aspect of people's religious or spiritual life.
Religions - Media
02.02.2017
New Vice-Rector Elected
New Vice-Rector Elected
Media releases, information for representatives of the media Media Relations (E) The State Council of the Canton of Bern has elected a new Vice-Rector to the Executive Board of the University.
Religions
02.02.2017
American ISIS fighters likely to be U.S. born, engaged in society
A new study from the Chicago Project on Security and Threats at the University of Chicago and the Australian Strategic Policy Institute's Counter-Terrorism Policy Center finds striking patterns among
Religions - Law/Forensics
30.01.2017
Letter to the community: Update regarding Executive Order, thoughts on moving forward
The following email was sent today to the MIT community by President L. Rafael Reif. To the members of the MIT community, First, an update: I was hoping to write to you today with some uplifting news.
Social Sciences - Religions
28.01.2017
President’s comments on immigration issues at Faculty Senate
Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne made the following comments at the Faculty Senate meeting on Thursday, January 26, 2017.
History/Archeology - Religions
26.01.2017
Dr Michael Scott presents Sicily: Wonder of the Mediterranean
Hot on the heels of his latest BBC series Invisible Cities Dr Michael Scott Associate Professor in Classics and Ancient History at the University of Warwick presents Sicily: Wonder of the Mediterranean starting on BBC Two at 9pm from the 31 January 2017.
Astronomy - Religions
22.12.2016
The truth about Galileo and his conflict with the Catholic Church
The truth about Galileo and his conflict with the Catholic Church
This year marks the 400th anniversary of the beginning of the investigation into the Italian astronomer Jessica Wolf Today virtually every child grows up learning that the earth orbits the sun.
History/Archeology - Religions
20.12.2016
Meet Our Faculty
Scholarship is at its best when it draws upon a diverse community. When individuals are exposed to novel perspectives from a broader group, their thoughts become more creative, and they generate innovative solutions they might not have otherwise considered.
History/Archeology - Religions
05.12.2016
Govan’s Viking history comes to life for a group of local P4 pupils
Take a group of Primary 4 pupils from Govan, many of whom know little about its history, and immerse them in tales of Viking invasions and ancient Briton kingdoms.
Religions - Politics
22.11.2016
Opinion: Urban activists are forging diverse communities in a divided Europe - here's how
Opinion: Urban activists are forging diverse communities in a divided Europe - here’s how
Shana Cohen and colleagues from the Woolf Institute argue that the political left in Europe should look to the local cooperation across religious and cultural divisions that is already going on across the continent.
Literature/Linguistics - Religions
17.11.2016
Valmiki Ramayana Translation Project's final volume
Valmiki Ramayana Translation Project’s final volume
Berkeley - Robert Goldman was a graduate student spending several years in India in the late 1960s, when just for fun he and a friend read the epic Sanskrit poem, the Valmiki Ramayana .
Religions - History/Archeology
04.11.2016
Scans locate historic secret room in walls of Gunpowder plot house
Concealed inside a key building in the Gunpowder Plot of 1605, researchers from The University of Nottingham have used the latest scanning technology to reveal in 3D a hiding-hole used by 17th-Century Catholic priests escaping religious persecution.
Religions - History/Archeology
04.11.2016
A very hairy story
Beards are back in fashion. But today's hipster styles convey rather different  messages to the hair men cultivated in the early modern period.
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