The Cadbury Lectures

The Edward Cadbury Lectures come from an endowment from the Cadbury Family to the University of Birmingham for an annual series of lectures open to the public on the history, theology and culture of Christianity.

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The first Cadbury Lectures were delivered in 1948 by the historian Arnold Toynbee, followed by a succession of eminent scholars from around the world. 

Cadbury Lectures 2018: Global religious and secular dynamics and trends

14 - 18 May 2018

The Department of Theology and Religion at the University of Birmingham is delighted to invite you to the 2018 Edward Cadbury Lectures, 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 from Monday 14 to Friday 18 May, at venues in Birmingham city centre and at the University of Birmingham. Lectures will be held in the evenings, from 17:30 - 19:00 (exact schedule TBC).

Previous Cadbury lecture series (including videos of lectures)