Digital Religion: Research and Methods Research Day (CRPL and SOCREL); 11th July 2017

11th July 2017, Liberty Building, G33, University of Leeds: ALL WELCOME, lunch included If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Dr Caroline Starkey (, stating any dietary requirements. External Speakers: Dr Abby Day, Reader of Race, Faith & Culture, Department of Sociology, Goldsmiths, University of London Dr Tim Hutchings, Postdoctoral Researcher, University... Continue Reading →

Call for Papers ISA Sociology of Religion (RC22), Toronto July 2018.

NOW OPEN - Call for Papers/Abstracts: ISA Research Committee on the Sociology of Religion (RC22) XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology Power, Violence and Justice: Reflections, Responses and Responsibilities Toronto, Canada, July 15-21, 2018   RESEARCH COMMITTEE 22: SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGION Religion, Power, and Resistance: New Ideas for a Divided World   Program Coordinators:... Continue Reading →

Religion and the Civic Good in Leeds

All are welcome for a lively public discussion in Leeds city centre on 'Religion and the Civic Good'.  This event is being planned by Dr Daniel Nilsson De Hanas, Dr Robin-Griffith Jones and Professor Maleiha Malik (Kings College London), as part of a broader project supported by Kings College London.   The aim of this project... Continue Reading →

Religion, Forced Migration and Movement: CRPL Research Day, 19th June 2017 – ALL WELCOME

All are welcome to a Centre for Religion and Public Life Research Day on Religion, Forced Migration and Movement, being held on the 19th June 2017, 9.30- 5pm, Liberty Building G33, School of Law, University of Leeds, LS29JT . Free lunch - please RSVP to Dr Caroline Starkey ( Many people who move countries, either voluntarily or via force,... Continue Reading →

Christianity, Demons and Mental Disorder

by Dr Tasia Scrutton Last Tuesday was the first day of Lent, the forty days in which Christians observe the temptation and testing of Jesus in the desert by the devil, interpreted by some Christians in literal and others in metaphorical, usually psychological, terms. On the same day, newspapers reported the story of Vilma Trujillo,... Continue Reading →

Modelling the influence of place on individual health outcomes – Sadler Seminar Series, 28th February 2-4pm

The next Religions and Public Health Sadler Seminar Series will take place on Tuesday 28th February, 2-4pm at the Leeds Humanities Research Institute (29-31 Clarendon Place) University of Leeds. Number 25 on the campus map: ) Wheelchair access is at the rear of the building. Getting to the University: All Welcome. Professor Alison... Continue Reading →

Faith in Global Health: Life Before Death (Sadler Seminar Series) Professor Jim Cochrane (Cape Town)

All welcome to the next Sadler Seminar: Religions and Public Health - Sharing and Learning Across Diverse Geographical Settings   Speaker: Professor Jim Cochrane (Cape Town)   Date: Tuesday 21st February Time: 2 - 4pm Venue: Leeds Humanities Research Institute, 29 - 31 Clarendon Place, seminar room 1   This seminar draws on evidence gathered... Continue Reading →

Community Religions Project: Be Curious

Come and find out more about research at Leeds! Saturday 25th March 10am-4pm in the Michael Sadler ground floor foyer (University of Leeds) – signs and guides available from Parkinson Court As part of the annual ‘Be Curious’ Festival, the Community Religions Project will be holding a one day interactive research exhibition. This will be a... Continue Reading →

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