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Forum on Religion Seminar Series

Summer Term Events

Thursday 7 May 2009, 17.30-19.00, J116, Cowdray House 
Forum on Religion Seminar Series
Lenka Nahodilova (University College London)
'Religious Identities, Resistance and Migration. Experiences of Muslim Pomaks in Bulgaria, 1970-2005'
Katerina Dalacoura (LSE)
'Religion and International Relations'

Thursday 21 May 2009, 17.30-19.00, J116, Cowdray House
Forum on Religion Seminar Series
Shahidha Bari (Queen Mary College)
'Believing in Theory: Religion and Continental Philosophy'
Michael Scott (LSE)
'Divine Plan and Democratic Process in a Pacific Islands Nation-State'

Lent Term Events

Thursday 12 February 2009, 17.30-19.00, J116, Cowdray House
Forum on Religion Seminar Series
Richard Irvine (Cambridge University)
'Learning to read in an English Benedictine monastery'
Paul Dimmock (King's College, London)
'The Use of a Mosaic Typology in the Gospel of Matthew in Order to Fulfil the Torah'

Thursday 26 February 2009, 17.30-19.00, J116, Cowdray House
Forum on Religion Seminar Series
Alexandre Christoyannopoulos (University of Kent)
'Christian anarchist theory'
Eileen Barker (LSE)
'Spiritual but not religious: What does this mean?'

Thursday 12 March 2009, 17.30-19.00, J116, Cowdray House
Forum on Religion Seminar Series
Liza Filby (Warwick University)
'From Protestant England to Multi-faith Britain? Conceptions of the religious nation in 1980s Britain'
Abby Day (University of Sussex)
'Everyday ghosts: relocating the power and significance of supernatural experience'

Michaelmas Term Events

Thursday 16 October 2008, J116, Cowdray House
Forum on Religion Seminar Series
Cassandra Patrick
'Blasphemy, freedom of expression and human rights'
Hugo Whatley
'Isaiah Berlin's value pluralism and multi-faith religious education'

Thursday 30 October 2008, J116, Cowdray House
Forum on Religion Seminar Series
Nathan Alfred
Hadrian: from a Jewish Perspective
Mia Rodriguez-Salgado
'Learning from history? The failure to assimilate Muslims in sixteenth-century Spain'

Tuesday 11 November 2008, J116, Cowdray House
Forum on Religion Public Lecture
Peter Berger (Boston University)
John Micklethwait (The Economist)
Chair: Grace Davie (Exeter University)
'Did Religion make a difference? The American elections and beyond'

Thursday 13 November 2008, J116, Cowdray House
Forum on Religion Seminar Series
Amanda van Eck
''Sectarian socialization' - experiences of those raised in sectarian movements'
Matthew Engelke
'
Bible Society: Engaging the public in contemporary England'

Thursday 27 November 2008, J116, Cowdray House
Forum on Religion Seminar Series
Reginald Nalugala
'Faith-Based Organisations and the challenges of achieving Millennium Development Goals in Kenya'
Carolyn Heitmeyer
'The anomaly of Hindu-Muslim 'syncretism' in a divided Gujarat: An analysis of religious identities in a local Sufi shrine'

Thursday 11 December 2008, J116, Cowdray House
Forum on Religion Seminar Series
Rebecca Catto
'The Empire Strikes Back? Mission in the Worldwide Anglican Communion'
Jean La-Fontaine
'Accusations of Demon Possession and witchcraft against children in the UK African diaspora'

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