Hook Lecture – ‘Working for the Peace of the City: cities, environment and the future’

12th September 2018 // 7.30pm - 9.30pm - Leeds Minster, 2-6 Kirkgate, Leeds, LS2 7DJ The Hook Lecture is an annual event, which aims to stimulate debate around an issue of faith in the context of the city, shaping discussion and dialogue throughout the coming year. High profile speakers launch the conversation, drawing different communities... Continue Reading →

Postgraduate Study in Religion at the University of Leeds

  "What we offer at Leeds is quite unique: the study of religion in relation to contemporary political, ethical, social issues, informed by research from lived religion in various parts of the world." Dr Stefan Skrimshire Why do postgraduate study in Religion at Leeds University? This brief introduction video brings together views of students and... Continue Reading →

Research workshop on studying religion in Africa

Theory from the South: Africa as a Site for Understanding Contemporary Religion   Research workshop with Professor Birgit Meyer, Utrecht University Dr Marloes Janson, SOAS University of London Dr Adriaan van Klinken, University of Leeds hosted by Leeds University Centre for African Studies (LUCAS) and the Leeds Centre for Religion and Public Life (CRPL) 25-26 January... Continue Reading →

Inaugural Lecture Professor Emma Tomalin

Religion, Poverty Reduction and Global Development Institutions Inaugural Lecture by Emma Tomalin, Professor of Religion and Public Life at the University of Leeds Thursday 30 November at 16:15h in the Nathan Bodington Chamber (Parkinson Building level 1) There will be a drinks reception afterwards in the Ante Chamber, 17:30-18:30h If you plan to attend the drinks... Continue Reading →

Religion and Mental Health

By Dr Tasia Scrutton, University of Leeds What has religion got to do with mental health and mental illness? One way of answering this question is to look at the ways in which different interpretations of mental illness influence people’s experiences of it. This is not only true of religious interpretations but also of other... Continue Reading →

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