Forthcoming events

he Place of Sacred Art: A symposium exploring the interpretation of sacred art in secular and faith contexts

he Place of Sacred Art: A symposium exploring the interpretation of sacred art in secular and faith contexts

Date
09/05/2017
Description
Canon Dr Andrew Smith, who is also Honorary Fellow of The Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion, is organizing a symposium that explores the interpretation of sacred art in secular and faith contexts. Dr David Cheetham, Head of the School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion, will also be speaking at the symposium.
The Dead Sea Scrolls, Austerity, and the Role of Elites

The Dead Sea Scrolls, Austerity, and the Role of Elites

Date
10/05/2017
Description
Professor Charlotte Hempel delivers her University of Birmingham inaugural lecture.
United for Peace - Unity through Poetry

United for Peace - Unity through Poetry

Date
10/05/2017
Description
United for Peace-Unity through Poetry is an event hosted by the Oxford Foundation, in partnership with The Edward Cadbury Centre at the University of Birmingham.
Religion and foreign policy: a Brussels perspective

Religion and foreign policy: a Brussels perspective

Date
16/05/2017
Description
Merete Bilde, policy advisor at the European External Action Service (EEAS) of the European Union in Brussels, speaks about the role religion plays within the foreign policy branch of the European Union.
Pamphlet by Professor Francis Davis influencing government policy will be launched on 17 May 2017

Pamphlet by Professor Francis Davis influencing government policy will be launched on 17 May 2017

Date
17/05/2017
Description
The University of Birmingham and the think tank Localis are publishing a pamphlet, authored by Professor Francis Davis, that will influence government policy in its own right. The report will be launched on 17 May and Penny Mourdant, Minister of State for Department for Work and Pensions, will deliver the keynote speech.
Moral responsibility – hard cases

Moral responsibility – hard cases

Date
18/05/2017
Description
A one day workshop is dedicated to looking at different circumstances and conditions which may impair responsibility.
Optimism and success

Optimism and success

Date
25/05/2017
Description
Lisa Bortolotti speaking at the 2017 Hay Festival.
Humanitarian ethics and action

Humanitarian ethics and action

Date
01 - 02/06/2017
Description
The Centre for the Study of Global Ethics is pleased to announce its next annual conference, on the theme of humanitarian ethics and action (broadly construed).
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