Events

On this page you will find listings of upcoming religion, theology and related events in the United Kingdom.

If you would like us to include your event details on this page, drop us an email at info@onreligion.co.uk.

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Christian Muslim Encounters: Research Symposium

Wednesday 7th May 2014 at Lancaster University.

Key Note lecture will be delivered by Prof Hugh Goddard, director of the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Centre for the Study of Islam in the Contemporary World.

Registration is essential https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/christian-muslim-encounters-research-symposium-registration-11144689065

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Westminster faith Debates 2014: Global Religious Trends

In our increasingly globalised world, religion is changing fast. Policy needs to keep pace. Leading experts and public figures come together in the 2014 series of WFDs to analyse the major trends and discuss their implications.

All debates are free of charge and take place between 5.30 pm and 7.00 pm  (followed by drinks reception) at the RUSI, 61 Whitehall, London,  SW1A 2ET

Thursday 1st May
Do the benefits of engaging religion for development outweigh the dangers?

Speakers: Rt Hon Douglas Alexander MP, Robert Calderisi, Dr Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, Loretta Minghella

Weds 14th May
How has religion become an agent in peace-building in conflict areas of the world?

Speakers: Prof John Brewer, Dr Keith Kahn-Harris, John Powell, Prof Ian Reader

The Westminster Faith Debates are organised by Charles Clarke and Linda Woodhead, and funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Lancaster University.

They take place in central London every spring, and are open to the public free of charge, bringing together leading academics and public figures to debate the latest research on religion and values.

You can register for a place by visiting the website or contact p.ainsworth@lancaster.ac.uk with the name, institution (if applicable) and email address of each person you wish to register, or tel. 01524 510826. Please also let Peta know which category you come under, e.g. Academic, Policy, FBO/voluntary organisation, religious group, media or other.