Previous events

 

2014

6th-7th August - In the unjust meantime

11th-13th July - Joint Session 2014

4th July - Emergencies and affected peoples: philosophy, policy and practice

2nd July - Becoming a Sacred Text: postgraduate Biblical Studies conference 2014

16th-17th June - New Directions in Public Reason

13th June - Philosophy of Religion one-day workshop

10th June - Centre for Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies research seminars

9th June - Are some Qumran caves more special than others?

6th June - Royal Institute of Philosophy Workshop: time and well-being

4th June - Scholars of Islam workshop

3rd June - Philosophical progress and reasonable optimism

2nd June - Women in Genesis

30th May - The ethics of humanitarian intervention

27th May - Wise choices

24th May - Perfect me! at the Hay Festival

22nd May-1st June - Hay Festival

20th May - Centre for Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies research seminars

19th May - The comparative badness for animals of death and suffering

16th May - Birmingham Workshops in Philosophy: Metaethics

12th May - Aesthetic adjectives

8th-9th May - Costs and Benefits of Imperfect Cognitions Workshop

6th May - What abilities are not

29th April - Centre for Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies research seminars

29th April - The Torah of Moses in the light of the Dead Sea scrolls

28th April - CAL interdisciplinary workshop: talking research

31st March - Urban Theology Forum guest lecture

27th March - Why things look different in the shade

24th March - Advaita Vedanta and British Idealism

21st March - Birmingham Workshops in Philosophy: Capacities

21st March - 366 Days of Kindness – A Talk

18th March - Save the Children Fund Film

17th March - Mental Illness: Philosophy, Ethics and Society

17th March - Predictive Coding

17th-21st March - What is it to be human? (event cancelled)

13th March - Heaven and Hell

12th March - Birmingham Workshops in Philosophy: Belief

3rd March - TBA

3rd March - A Painful Legacy: Martin Luther and the Jews

28th February - Philosophy of Religion one day workshop

26th February - Birmingham Workshops in Philosophy: Truth and Vagueness

24th February - Structure and Quasi-Structure of Objects

24th February - Jewish Survival in early-modern Catholic Europe: Inquisition, Ghettoisation and Community

19th February - Commemoration & conflict workshop - 'challenges for HE practitioners in history, area studies & philosophical and religious studies

11th February - Reincarnation

10th February - Naming, Saying and Structure

4th February - Said Nursi's notion of sacred science: Its function and application in Hizmet High School education

3rd February - Could a Jew Be a Gentleman in Victorian England?

29th January - Writing the History of the Jews of Poland and Russia

27th January - Vague Desire: the Sorites and the Money Pump

22nd January - Birmingham Workshops in Philosophy: Non-Standard Logic

21st January - How can we research Islam properly in the current climate?

20th January - Human dignity: a useful concept?

2013

11th December - Birmingham Workshops in Philosophy: Understanding and the A Priori

10th December - The Arabic-Afrikaans manuscript tradition: Its material production and theological impact on South Africa's Muslims

9th December - History and Non-Identity

7th December - Workshop: perfecting your PhD application

4th December - The Kindertransport in History and Memory

3rd December - Living without why. A Muslim's attempt to authenticity

28th November - Alba Fedeli, Early Qur'anic Manuscripts in the Mingana Collection

28th November - Text Seminar, Autumn 2013

27th November - British memory and representation of the Kindertransport

25th November - Impossible Worlds

22nd November - Birmingham Workshops in Philosophy: Semantics and Pragmatics

18th November - Poor Heuristics

18th November - The Kindertransport in Retrospect

14th November - Text Seminar, Autumn 2013

13th November - Tolstoy's question: the ecological preconditions of global justice

1st-2nd November - Consent: A capacious and contentious concept in feminist, legal, philosophical, and queer contexts

29th October - The World's Oldest Bible

28th October - Why virtue ethics does not have a problem with right action

21st October - The Morality of Private War

16th October - West Midlands Remembers

11th-12th October - Birmingham Workshops in Philosophy: Fundamentality

7th October - Taking Morality Mathematically: Enoch's Indispensability Argument

3rd July - Unity and Diversity in Text and Tradition

27th June - Collaborative partnerships between universities and Muslim institutions: dismantling the roadblocks

22nd June - Undergraduate open day

21st June - Undergraduate open day

20th June - Undergraduate open day

13th June - Workshop: Interpersonal Narratives and Mental Health

11th June - Testing prayer: why Pentecostal healing should be studied empirically

10th June - "'O beastly Jews': Jewish Responses to that Venerable Tradition"

7th-8th June - My night with philosophers

6th June - Public engagement in health care priority setting

31st May - Human enhancement: three perspectives

29th May - David Parker at the Hay Festival of Literature and Arts

29th May - The World's Oldest Bible: How technology shapes belief

15th May - Postgraduate workshop: Improving your writing skills

15th May - Subjective well-being: when, and why, it matters

13th May - Actions, reasons, and presuppositions

10th May - Professor Thomas Pogge (Yale)

9th May - Three puzzles about spatial experience

8th May - Philosophy of Religion one-day workshop

1st May - Workshop: Metaphysics of Time

30th April - The origins of Anglo Jewry in Birmingham

29th April - Conceptual Cosmopolitanism: What conceptual relativity might be and could do

22nd April - Interpreting what Achilles said to the tortoise

21st March - Moral Responsibility and Psychopathology Workshop

21st March - Objective Faith? the Spiritual Object Studio Portrait Series

21st March - Homeric commentaries and paraphrases: Eustathius of Thessalonica in search of Demosthenes Thrax

20th March - Faith Schools - blessing or curse?

19th March - The Fifth Annual Rabbi Tann Memorial Lecture

19th March - Online chat: Postgraduate programmes in Philosophy

18th March - Online chat: Postgraduate programmes in Philosophy

18th March - Introducing Christian-Muslim Relations: a bibliographical history

18th March - Ecocritical readings of Modern Hebrew literature and recent Israeli fiction

11th March - Nature as metaphor in Modern Hebrew literature

7th March - Meleager rides the rails: Kenneth Rexroth's Greek Anthology

5th March - Public lecture: Al-Ghazali and the construction of reality in Islamic culture

5th-7th March - The Eighth Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament

4th March - Philosophy Society: Bart Streumer

4th-6th March - Birmingham Colloquium 2013

21st February - Romespeak: Why de Lingua Latina?

19th February - Sufism Islamic mysticism or is it just an essential aspect of Islam?

15th-16th February - Britain Tortures Too Conference

7th February - The Optical Neume Recognition Project

5th February - Islamism and the empowerment of women in Syria

5th February - UG Philosophy Society: John Broome

4th February - Maimonides Versus Nahmanides On Fighting for the Land of Israel: Some Reflections on Jewish Theology

1st February - Annual Philosophy of Religion Workshop

28th January - How reliable is the story of the Nag Hammadi discoveries?

28th January - Philosophy Society: Ben Colburn

28th January - Postgraduate student workshop

24th January - The Book of the Dead in Nineteenth-Century Britain

22nd January-19th March - The Cadbury Lectures 2013 - Department of Theology and Religion

16th January - Online chat: College of Arts and Law Scholarships 2013

15th January - Kitab al-Majdal in the 11th century Historical setting

10th January - Will the real Poseidonios stand up? The History and its recyclage

2012

5th December - Postgraduate Research Seminar

5th December - College of Arts and Law Scholarships 2013

4th December - Islamic Studies seminar

29th November - Text seminar series

28th November - Postgraduate Research Seminar

27th November - Islamic Studies seminar

27th November - MOSAIC Research Seminar

22nd November - Text seminar series

21st November - Postgraduate Research Seminar

20th November - Islamic Studies seminar

19th November-3rd December - Global Ethics Talks Autumn 2012

14th November - Postgraduate Research Seminar

13th November - Islamic Studies seminar

13th November - MOSAIC Research Seminar

8th November - Text seminar series

7th November - Postgraduate Research Seminar

6th-13th November - Islamic Studies seminar

29th October - Biblical Studies Research Day

24th October-5th November - Postgraduate Research Seminar

23rd October - Islamic Studies seminar

22nd October - The Fourth Annual Rabbi Tann Memorial Lecture

17th October-5th November - Postgraduate Research Seminar

17th October-5th November - Postgraduate Research Seminar

16th October - Islamic Studies seminar

9th October - Islamic Studies seminar

9th October - Islamic Studies seminar

8th October - The Mingana Collection and the Ancient Qur'anic Fragments

4th October - Theology, Faith and the City Network: Urban Shifts

4th-15th October - Text Seminar Series

26th September-5th November - Postgraduate Research Seminar

10th June - How The Light Gets In

8th June - The Good Life: Theory and Practice

6th June - Biblical Texts and Reception History: retrospect and prospects

6th June - Professor Geza Vermes

25th April - Women in Philosophy

25th April - Substance Dualism: Public lecture

20th March - Kippur

19th March - Philosophy Society: Ann Whittle

14th March - Applicant Visit Day

12th March - Philosophy Society: Christian Piller

7th March - The Meaning of Life: Public Lecture

6th-8th March - Lemon Tree

6th-16th March - The Cadbury Lectures 2012

27th February - Philosophy Society: John Bigelow

27th February - Philosophy Society: Stephan Torre

24th February - Middle East Symposium

22nd February - Applicant Visit Day

21st February - Biblical Studies Research Day

20th February - Philosophy Society: Andrew Sepielli

13th-18th February - University community project to help young adults express their dreams

8th February - Applicant Visit Day: Philosophy, Religion and Ethics VV56

30th January - On Preferring Gods Non-existence: Seminar