The Cadbury Lectures 2018: Global religious and secular dynamics and trends

aw-dome-cropped14 - 18 May 2018

The Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion at the University of Birmingham warmly invites you to its annual public lecture series, which will be delivered by Professor Jose Casanova, Georgetown University. The theme of the lectures will be 'Global religious and secular dynamics and trends'. The lectures will take place at venues in Birmingham city centre and at the University of Birmingham. 

Programme and videos of lectures jose-casanova


  • Tuesday 15 May: The internal European road of secularization: confessionalization and deconfessionalization
  • Thursday 17 May: The external road of colonial encounters and the formation of a world system of religious pluralism
  • Friday 18 May: The intertwinement of religious and secular dynamics in our global age: global denominationalism and the globalization of the secular immanent frame

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