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Programme for the Study of Religion and Non-Religion
London School of Economics
Department of Anthropology
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE

Coordinator: Matthew Engelke  

Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 6775

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The Forum on Religion is pleased to announce the establishment of a new Programme for the Study of Religion and Non-Religion| at the London School of Economics.

The Programme, based in the Department of Anthropology|, aims to bring together staff and research students from across LSE, and within the wider academic and policy communities, working on issues to do with religion, secularism, and “non-religious” practices, beliefs, and traditions.

The Forum on Religion has become part of the new Programme for the Study of Religion and Non-Religion and will host public lectures and an interdisciplinary seminar series.

Recent Events

Public lectures

At the Origins of Modern Atheism

Speaker: Rev Dr Giles Fraser
Discussant: Prof John Gray (London School of Economics)
Chair: Dr Matthew Engelke (London School of Economics)

6 June 2012, 18.30-20.00

Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building

This event will be followed by a reception and marks the public launch of the Programme for the Study of Religion and Non-Religion

Ethics as Piety

Speaker: Webb Keane (University of Michigan)
Discussant: Dr Faisal Devji (Oxford University)

27 June 2012, 18.00-19.30

New Academic Building LG.09



Religion and Non-Religion: A Roundtable Discussion

With Dr Amanda van Eck (LSE INFORM), Dr Matthew Engelke (LSE Anthropology), Dr Simon Glendenning (LSE European Institute), Dr John Madeley (LSE Government), Rev James Walters (LSE Chaplaincy)

9 May 2012, 16.30-18.00

Seligman Library, Department of Anthropology, Old Building, LSE


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