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  • Religion and Law: Interview with Frank Cranmer

    Abdul-Azim Ahmed 6 October 2017

    Abdul-Azim Ahmed interviews Frank Cranmer, who with David Pocklington, runs the popular Religion and Law blog online. AA: So why run… read more

  • Stephen Timms MP: Interview on Faith and Politics

    Abdul-Azim Ahmed 6 December 2016

    Stephen Timms has always been known as an MP strongly in favour of the role and contribution of faith in… read more

  • Karen Armstrong: An Accidental Expert

    Abdul-Azim Ahmed 6 December 2016

    It’s rare to have an opportunity to meet your heroes, and even rarer to have an opportunity to interview them.… read more

  • What is Religious Literacy? – Q&A with Adam Dinham

    Abdul-Azim Ahmed 6 December 2016

    Religious literacy has increasingly become an important term. We need greater religious literacy according to the Commission on Religion and… read more

  • Christians and Muslims in Britain: Working Together in Solidarity

    On Religion Team 20 October 2015

    Catriona Robertson recently took over as Director of the Christian Muslim Forum. We speak to her about Christian-Muslim relations here… read more

  • Interview with Gerard Russell on Heirs to Forgotten Kingdoms

    On Religion Team 15 February 2015

    Former British diplomat, Gerrard Russell, has published a work looking at the minority religions in the Middle-East. Abdul-Azim Ahmed speaks… read more

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    The Rise of a European Far-Right?

    On Religion Team 4 January 2015

    The latest EU elections led to a rise of far-right parties across the spectrum. We speak to Dr Matthew Feldman… read more

  • Understanding Radicalisation: Expert Interview with Dr Matthew Francis

    On Religion Team 18 November 2014

    Dr Matthew Francis is Senior Research Associate at Lancaster University on the Global Uncertainties: Ideology, Decision-making and Uncertainty project. This… read more

  • Understanding Radicalisation: Expert Interview with Dr Mark Sedgwick

    On Religion Team 18 November 2014

    Dr. Sedgwick is currently an associate professor of Arab history, culture and society in the Department of the Study of… read more

  • Professor Linda Woodhead

    Expert Interview: Professor Linda Woodhead

    On Religion Team 20 July 2014

    We speak to Professor Linda Woodhead about the challenges and opportunities facing religious studies in Higher Education. Linda Woodhead is… read more

  • Jeff Rose

    Religion on TV – Interview with Jeff Rose

    On Religion Team 30 June 2014

    Academics are not always the most successful at communicating their work to a wider audience. We speak to documentary maker… read more

  • Dr Matthew Feldman

    Expert Interview: The Far-Right

    On Religion Team 28 April 2014

    On Religion speaks to Dr Matthew Feldman,  expert on the contemporary far-right in the UK. Could you tell us a… read more

  • Baroness Warsi

    Faith in Politics: Interview with Baroness Warsi

    Laura Jones 30 March 2014

    Baroness Sayeeda Warsi is the first Muslim to serve in a British cabinet. Laura Jones spoke to her about her views on… read more

  • Vicky Beeching

    Interview: Faith in Feminism?

    Abdul-Azim Ahmed 11 February 2014

    We speak to Vicky Beeching about her latest project, ‘Faith in Feminism’, that seeks to explore the relationship between women,… read more

  • Interfaith

    Interview: The Women’s Interfaith Network – 10 Years On

    On Religion Team 18 November 2013

    As part of our interfaith special, we speak to Rosalind Parker from the Women’s Interfaith Network about their work over… read more

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    Interview: The Christian Muslim Forum

    On Religion Team 15 November 2013

    As part of our interfaith special, we speak to Julian Bond, Director of the Christian Muslim Forum that issued their… read more

  • TARDIS Doctor Who

    Interview – Time, Space and Faith: Religion and Doctor Who

    On Religion Team 5 November 2013

    Time, Space and Faith: Religion and Doctor Who is an academic conference that was held in the University of Manchester… read more

  • Paul Vallely

    Paul Vallely on the Pope, red loafers and Catholic tradition

    Daniel Rey 28 October 2013

    After writing my review of Pope Francis: Untying the Knots, I got a chance to catch up with the author… read more

  • Introducing Things Unseen

    Joseph Adams 17 October 2013

    Things Unseen is a new podcast being launched on 17th October 2013. Its focus is on issues of faith and… read more

  • Interview: Alom Shaha and the Apostasy Project

    Abdul-Azim Ahmed 10 August 2013

    The 2011 census results showed a marked increase in the number of people identifying themselves as ‘not religious’. 14.1 million… read more