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Exciting new staff appointments

Exciting new staff appointments
Description
The Department of Philosophy is building on recent successes in the Research Excellence Framework exercise.
Date:
17/06/2016

Programme announced for The Sixth British Patristics Conference

Programme announced  for The Sixth British Patristics Conference
Description
The programme has been announced for the Sixth British Patristics Conference to be held at the University of Birmingham from 5-7 September 2016.
Date:
15/06/2016

Perceptions of a 'normal' body image distorted by media and trends in beauty practices

Description
A team of researchers led by the University of Birmingham say that the demands of beauty routines particularly for women are increasing, with perceptions of a 'normal' body image changing fast.
Date:
09/06/2016

POSTnote: addressing Islamic extremism

POSTnote: addressing Islamic extremism
Description
Dr Katherine Brown contributes to a recent public policy briefing from the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST).
Date:
07/06/2016

Women and ISIS

Women and ISIS
Description
Katherine Brown opens up the conversation on women and ISIS in a series of panels, talks, and lectures.
Date:
06/06/2016

New publication: Judging YHWH in the Book of Judges

New publication: Judging YHWH in the Book of Judges
Description
The latest publication from Dr Deryn Guest, Senior Lecturer in Biblical Hermeneutics, is now available as a contribution to The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Narrative.
Date:
02/06/2016

Success in the Guardian University League Table

Success in the Guardian University League Table
Description
2017 Guardian league table results for the College of Arts and Law.
Date:
01/06/2016

Agency without rationality

Agency without rationality
Description
Inaugural lecture given by Professor Lisa Bortolotti.
Date:
01/06/2016

Dr Alba Fedeli delivers Ibn Rushd Lecture at the Muslim Institute

Dr Alba Fedeli delivers Ibn Rushd Lecture at the Muslim Institute
Description
Dr Alba Fedeli, an Honorary Fellow of ITSEE, has been invited to deliver the 4th Annual Ibn Rushd Lecture at the Muslim Institute in London about the rediscovery of the Birmingham Qur'an.
Date:
01/06/2016

New Theology and Religion blog

New Theology and Religion blog
Description
A new blog dedicated to following the Department of Theology and Religion's activities has been launched, why not follow us at https://theologyreligionuob.wordpress.com/ to stay up to date with news, events, op-eds from our staff and more.
Date:
27/05/2016
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