Past Events

LSE Religion and Global Society

Archive of previous events


Autumn Term Religion and Global Society Seminar Series

Thursday 26 October
Religion, theology and climate change in the UK
Professor Peter Scott, Manchester University

Thursday 16 November
When religion and geography collide, which has the greater power to inform climate beliefs? A Latter-Say Saint case study
Madeleine Ary Hahne, University of Cambridge

Thursday 7 December 
Three stories of Noah: Navigating religious climate change narratives in the Pacific Island region
Dr Hannah Fair, University of Oxford


Lent Term Religion and Global Society Seminar Series

Wednesday 8 February
Sunni and Shi’i Dynamics in Indonesia: Between Sectarian Tensions and Ambiguity
Dr Sarah Muwahidah, University of Edinburgh

Tuesday 7 March
Neither ‘atheist’ nor ‘unbeliever’ but ‘negligent’: Negative theology in posthuman politics
Professor Michael W. Scott, LSE Anthropology

Thursday 9 March
The Treaty of Küçük Kaynarca, the Capitulations, and the Christian Origins of ‘Pan-Islam’ in the Long Nineteenth Century
Professor John Sidel, LSE International Relations


Summer Term Religion and Global Society Seminar Series

Thursday 18 May
How Does an Israeli, Haredi, Feminist Film Look? Fill the Void and the Female Gaze
Dr Karen Skinazi, University of Bristol

Thursday 1 June
Religious Citizenship: A Conceptual Discussion and Empirical Applications

Professor Line Nyhagen, Loughborough University

Wednesday 7 June
Unholy Catholic Ireland: Ex-Catholicism as Anti-Nostalgic Moralised Authenticity
Dr Hugh Turpin

Thursday 8 June
The Role of Women in Haredi Social and Political Futures in Israel
Dr Heather Munro


Religion and Global Society Seminar Series: Religion, Conflict & Connection

Thursday 6 October
Neoliberal Religion: Faith and Power in the Twenty-First Century
Professor Mathew Guest, Durham University

Tuesday 18 October
Us and Them: What Makes us Social
Professors Uta and Chris Frith, University College London

Tuesday 8 November
The Universal Church of the Kingdom of God: A Worldwide Motivational Apparatus
Professor David Lehmann, University of Cambridge

Tuesday 29 November
Coexistence in Post-Secular Public Spaces: Introducing the Idea of Trans-Liminal Space
Dr Marietta van der Tol, University of Oxford



January - The Future of Interfaith: An Intergenerational Conference | Blog

February - Global Religious Pluralities: Living Peacefully in a World of Religious Difference | Video

March - LSE Festival: How Can We Shape a More Inslusive Future? | Video | Blog

June - International Religious Freedom Under the Biden Administration | Video | Podcast | Blog

July - Interfaith Beyond the Pandemic: From Local Communities to Global Identities | Video | Report | Blog

October - Religion and Global Society Unit Launch Event | Video


June - Religious Communities under COVID-19: The First Pandemic of the Post-Secular Age | Video

August - Alumni Webinar: Living Out the Meaningful Work Mindset | Video

September - Making Use of Moral and Social Capital: Faith Communities and Climate Finance | Video

November - Faith and Environmentalism | Video

December - Women's Leadership for Social Impact: Early Career Reflections from our Alumni | Video

December - COVID-19: Faith Groups and Everyday Interfaith | Video


March - Beecken Faith and Leadership: Lecture from Lord Ahmad

November - Public Lecture: Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III



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