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Religions - Social Sciences - 23.07.2019

Religions - 28.06.2019
Prophet and Loss: How the local strength of faith can impact a company’s ethical behaviour
Companies are less likely to engage in unethical accounting practices when their headquarters are in areas of high religious observance, new research by academics at the universities of Sussex and East London has revealed.

Religions - 18.03.2019
How religious reformers justified, but ultimately overthrew, the ‘empire of hell' of penal colonies
How religious reformers justified, but ultimately overthrew, the ‘empire of hell’ of penal colonies
A fascinating new book which explores, for the first time, how religion was used to justify the creation of penal colonies, attempt reforms and ultimately overthrow the transportation of British and Irish prisoners is published next month.

History / Archeology - Religions - 15.02.2019

Religions - 07.02.2019
Mother Teresa’s dark night of the soul determined all her decisions claims Birmingham study
New research carried out by the University of Birmingham's Gėzim Alpion concludes that Mother Teresa's dark night of the soul was triggered by childhood and that she had gnawing doubts about the existence of God to the end of her life.

Religions - Event - 22.01.2019

Religions - Event - 17.12.2018
Third-world workers’ rights protected by EU procurement law - study
The University of Birmingham's Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion will be co-hosting the biennial World Muslim Leadership Forum (WMLF) on the 6-7 th December at the Palace of Westminster and Lambeth Palace.

Religions - Philosophy - 11.10.2018
Exploring the rise of religious violence in society
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, left, and the Rev'd Canon Professor Richard Burridge, right, at the book launch of their new book, 'Confronting Religious Violence'.

Social Sciences - Religions - 01.10.2018

Religions - Social Sciences - 14.09.2018
Former Secretary of State for International Development named honorary professor
Research led by a senior academic from the University of Birmingham has found that the media and popular culture frequently depict Orthodox Jewish women as powerless, silent individuals who are at best naive to live a religious lifestyle, and at worst coerced into it.

Social Sciences - Religions - 15.08.2018
Muslims leaving prison talk about the layers of their lives
Muslims leaving prison talk about the layers of their lives
The Lammy Review in 2017 drew attention to inequalities among black, Asian and minority ethnic people in the criminal justice system.

Law - Religions - 10.08.2018
Boris comments legitimises Islamophobic sentiment says "burqa ban" challenge legal advisor
An expert in international human rights at the University of Sussex has criticised former foreign secretary Boris Johnson claiming his comments on women who wear burqas “legitimise Islamophobic sentiment”.

Politics - Religions - 25.06.2018

Religions - History / Archeology - 20.06.2018

Religions - History / Archeology - 20.06.2018

History / Archeology - Religions - 18.05.2018
Seventeenth Century Scottish soldiers reburied in Durham
Seventeenth Century Scottish soldiers reburied in Durham
The remains of Seventeenth Century Scottish soldiers, discovered during construction work at the University's Palace Green Library in 2013, have been reburied in Durham City.

Social Sciences - Religions - 08.05.2018
"Misleading Fantasy" that Scotland has no problem with racism
The belief that Scotland is immune to racism and ‘culturally different' to England is a ‘misleading fantasy', MSPs on the Cross-Party Group on Tackling Islamophobia will be told.

Religions - 19.04.2018
From Rags to Witches - the grim tale of children's stories
Once upon a time, fairy tales were not for children - and some were even banned by the church as a threat to faith or morality.

Health - Religions - 17.04.2018

History / Archeology - Religions - 16.04.2018

Continuing Education - Religions - 09.04.2018

History / Archeology - Religions - 04.12.2017
Pop-up mints and coins made from prayers
Pop-up mints and coins made from prayers
In the tumultuous upheaval of the English Civil War, Royalist castles under siege used 'pop-up' mints to make coins to pay their soldiers.

Religions - 13.11.2017
American and British English - it's all rather fascinating
American and British English - it’s all rather fascinating
It's pretty clear gradable adverbs - words like rather, quite and really - are on the decline on both sides of the Atlantic together with fixed phrases - such as ‘more or less', ‘two or three' and ‘for the most part'.

Linguistics / Literature - Religions - 06.11.2017
Analysing new John Donne manuscript
King's academic analyses newly discovered John Donne manuscript A handwritten manuscript of a satirical social commentary on Jacobean England by the young John Donne has been found buried amongst hundreds of fragments of documents in a tin trunk at Westminster Abbey.

Religions - Administration - 31.10.2017
New initiative by religious groups provides safe passage to vulnerable refugees
New initiative by religious groups provides safe passage to vulnerable refugees
New initiative by religious groups provides safe passage to vulnerable refugees Academics at the University of Sussex today release a policy briefing on Humanitarian Corridors - a new way of helping vulnerable refugees that is gaining momentum in Europe.

Astronomy / Space Science - Religions - 30.10.2017
Oldest recorded solar eclipse helps date the Egyptian pharaohs
Oldest recorded solar eclipse helps date the Egyptian pharaohs
Researchers have pinpointed the date of what could be the oldest solar eclipse yet recorded.

Religions - Linguistics / Literature - 27.10.2017
The Reformation is remembered
The Reformation is remembered
The Reformation is famously traced to an event that took place in Germany 500 years ago and reverberated across Europe.

Religions - History / Archeology - 24.10.2017
Animating objects: what material culture can tell us about domestic devotions
Animating objects: what material culture can tell us about domestic devotions
Rustic figurines of a resigned-looking Virgin clutching her child may have no obvious literary or artistic merit to us today.

Religions - 23.10.2017
How to ensure volunteers fill the holiday hunger gap
How to ensure volunteers fill the holiday hunger gap
With up to 3.2 million children facing the prospect of not having enough food to eat during half term, new research has highlighted the importance of volunteers in filling the 'holiday hunger' gap. Stephanie Denning, a researcher at the University of Bristol, joined forces with the charity MakeLunch to understand how Christian church groups are responding to the growing problem, and how best to ensure volunteers remain engaged.

Philosophy - Religions - 17.10.2017
Christian Perspectives on Death and Dying
End-of-life decision-making is becoming more complex with advances in medical technologies - and many of us will die without the ability to make those decisions for ourselves at the time.

Law - Religions - 17.10.2017
New Hate Crime Act is needed to address vast 'justice gap', says major Sussex study
New Hate Crime Act is needed to address vast ’justice gap’, says major Sussex study
New Hate Crime Act is needed to address vast 'justice gap', says major Sussex study The law on hate crime needs to change, say academics at the University of Sussex, following the publication of a 24-month empirical study. Only four percent of an estimated 110,000 hate crime offences reported to the police result in a conviction and a declared ‘sentence uplift' under hate crime legislation.

Religions - History / Archeology - 11.10.2017
A window into convent life in early modern Europe
A window into convent life in early modern Europe
In 1598, the first English convent was established in Brussels by a group of women who chose to flee an increasingly anti-Catholic England to follow the religious life.

Administration - Religions - 28.09.2017
The Opening of Year Service 2017
The Opening of Year Service took place, yesterday, Wednesday 27 September 2017 at 13.10 in the university's Chapel on the Strand Campus.

Linguistics / Literature - Religions - 26.09.2017
Guided walks through literary London
Guided walks through literary London
London's literature has been shaped by generations of migrant writers. This autumn, join literary historian Dr Nadia Valman of Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), for a series of new guided walks

Physics - Religions - 22.09.2017
Revealing the personal side of the atomic scientist who changed the world
Revealing the personal side of the atomic scientist who changed the world
War diaries, scrapbooks, letters and photographs belonging to Sir John Cockroft, Nobel Prize winner and one of the most influential scientists of the modern era, will today be placed in the care of the Churchill Archives Centre.

History / Archeology - Religions - 15.08.2017
Luther’s posting of the 95 Theses - did it actually happen?
Martin Luther's posting of the 95 Theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg on 31 October 1517, what the Germans call the Thesenanschlang, is one of the most famous events of Western history.

Religions - History / Archeology - 10.08.2017
August: early Portuguese churches | News | University of Bristol
August: early Portuguese churches | News | University of Bristol
A team of archaeologists from the University of Bristol and Zayed University (Abu Dhabi) have uncovered the foundations of two seventeenth century Portuguese churches on the East African island of Zanzibar. The Portuguese controlled the East African coast between 1500 and 1698. Information about Portuguese missionary activity in the region is limited, and these findings will help understand the long period of conflict between Christians and Muslims in the Western Indian Ocean during this period.
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