Re-imagining a True Social Order: how the First World War shaped Quaker social action

By Dr Rachel Muers In May 1918, Quakers in Britain gathered in London for their annual meeting. The times were turbulent. The death toll from the war continued to mount, it was the aftermath of the Russian Revolution, and many people and organisations in Britain were discussing radical social, political and religious change. Quakers themselves... Continue Reading →

Building Minority Faith Heritage : Research, Innovation, and Opportunities in Britain and Beyond – A Research Day

We are holding a research day, on Monday 4th July 2016, that may be of interest to many of you who read our blog. The details are below! We hope to see you there (please RSVP to Dr Caroline Starkey, c.starkey@leeds.ac.uk). Building Minority Faith Heritage : Research, Innovation, and Opportunities in Britain and Beyond 4th... Continue Reading →

The Buddha and the Foxes: What Leicester City FC might tell us about Buddhism in Britain

By Dr Caroline Starkey Whilst the world (or at least, some of it) waits with baited breath for the Chelsea v Tottenham score to see whether Leicester City FC top the Premiership, an interesting side-story has been doing the media rounds. Can the meteoric rise of 'the Foxes', as Leicester are known, be attributed to more than footballing prowess?... Continue Reading →

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