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Philosophy - Religions
17.10.2017
Christian Perspectives on Death and Dying
End-of-life decision-making is becoming more complex with advances in medical technologies - and many of us will die without the ability to make those decisions for ourselves at the time.
Religions
17.10.2017
Gift from Joyce Z. Greenberg, AB’52, supports Jewish Studies at UChicago
A gift from Joyce Z. Greenberg, AB'52, will support the expansion of Jewish Studies at the University of Chicago through the newly named Joyce Z. and Jacob Greenberg Center for Jewish Studies.
Law/Forensics - Religions
17.10.2017
New Hate Crime Act is needed to address vast 'justice gap', says major Sussex study
New Hate Crime Act is needed to address vast ’justice gap’, says major Sussex study
New Hate Crime Act is needed to address vast 'justice gap', says major Sussex study The law on hate crime needs to change, say academics at the University of Sussex, following the publication of a 24-month empirical study. Only four percent of an estimated 110,000 hate crime offences reported to the police result in a conviction and a declared ‘sentence uplift' under hate crime legislation.
Administration/Government - Religions
15.10.2017
Some basic truths and ways to think about ’free speech’
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Religions - History/Archeology
11.10.2017
A window into convent life in early modern Europe
A window into convent life in early modern Europe
In 1598, the first English convent was established in Brussels by a group of women who chose to flee an increasingly anti-Catholic England to follow the religious life.
Administration/Government - Religions
29.09.2017
Excellence Strategy: Threefold success for the University of Münster: Experts select three applications from Münster for the final round / Rector Johannes Wessels: "A very pleasing result"
A threefold success for the University of MŁnster in the Excellence Strategy: in a preliminary decision, an international committee of experts has assessed three of the four draft proposals submitted by the University for Clusters of Excellence as being promising.
Religions - History/Archeology
22.09.2017
Exhibit illustrates magical powers of Book of the Dead in ancient Egypt
An upcoming exhibition at the Oriental Institute will give visitors the unique opportunity to peruse copies of the Book of the Dead and other Egyptian artifacts.
Physics/Materials Science - Religions
22.09.2017
Revealing the personal side of the atomic scientist who changed the world
Revealing the personal side of the atomic scientist who changed the world
War diaries, scrapbooks, letters and photographs belonging to Sir John Cockroft, Nobel Prize winner and one of the most influential scientists of the modern era, will today be placed in the care of the Churchill Archives Centre.
Religions - Pedagogy/Education Science
21.09.2017
18 - 23 September: European Herpetologists' Congress 2017
18 - 23 September: European Herpetologists’ Congress 2017
Every two years, researchers and conservationists from the field of Amphibian and Reptile conservation (Herpetology) meet to present new insights, to discuss measures, and to exchange ideas.
Religions
07.09.2017
What the words you use say about your religion
Do you use words like "happy" and "family" in your social media posts' Or are you more likely to use words like "angry" and "death"- Why does it matter? Because the words you use may be a clue to your religious beliefs, among other characteristics, according to a new study co-authored by Dr Peggy Kern from the Centre for Positive Psychology at the University of Melbourne.
Religions
05.09.2017
Book of essays considers how religions view other faiths
Book of essays considers how religions view other faiths
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Followers of a particular religion may believe its teachings are indisputable.
Religions - Literature/Linguistics
23.08.2017
Chancellor Christ: Free speech is who we are
Chancellor Christ: Free speech is who we are
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Administration/Government - Religions
21.08.2017
Confronting radical extremism
Radicalisation and terrorism are key issues of our time. In the first episode of the Open for Discussion podcast's second season, Hussain Nadim discusses the latest research on confronting radical extremism.
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 Thesenanschlang, 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.
Social Sciences - Religions
24.07.2017
We Must Support More "Charlottesviles" in the Future
The City of Charlottesville resembles the best of a rural college town despite its problems. Economically, the town depends on balancing the relationships and interests of students with its residents.
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 20th‚‘and 21st‚'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 ‚?- the most popular religious denomination in the country ‚?- 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 Universitšt 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.
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