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Religious freedom on agenda for biennial Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting - Andrew Davies talks to BBC Radio Wales

Religious freedom on agenda for biennial Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting - Andrew Davies talks to BBC Radio Wales

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Dr Andrew Davies was interviewed for BBC Radio Wales about religious freedom and belief in the Commonwealth ahead of this week's biennial Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, 16-18 April 2018.
Date:
19/04/2018
What is political Islam? Professor Jocelyne Cesari introduces her latest book

What is political Islam? Professor Jocelyne Cesari introduces her latest book

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Professor Jocelyne Cesari discusses her latest book, 'What is political Islam?', for Georgetown University's Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs YouTube channel.
Date:
19/04/2018
PhD success for Troy Griffitts

PhD success for Troy Griffitts

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Troy Griffitts has qualified for the award of PhD for his thesis on Software for the Collaborative Editing of the Greek New Testament.
Date:
17/04/2018
Sikh women are often absent from debates and activism around issues that impact them

Sikh women are often absent from debates and activism around issues that impact them

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Dr Jagbir Jhutti-Johal, Senior Lecturer in Sikh Studies, spoke on the expert panel on Sikhism, gender and sexuality at Aston University's Contemporary Sikhism Symposium in early March.
Date:
16/04/2018
How Muslim war widows are redefining marriage

How Muslim war widows are redefining marriage

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A University of Birmingham research project is looking at how Iraqi and Syrian war-widows who have sought refuge in the UK and Germany are redefining the concept of being married.
Date:
13/04/2018
Are we getting too hung up on making our data secure? Jeremy Kidwell poses some ethical questions around data security

Are we getting too hung up on making our data secure? Jeremy Kidwell poses some ethical questions around data security

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Dr Jeremy Kidwell, Lecturer in Theological Ethics, spoke at the IT Services 'Digital Research Conversations' seminar on conducting digital research and data security.
Date:
13/04/2018
Islamic State duo say they won't get a fair trial - Katherine Brown speaks to the BBC

Islamic State duo say they won't get a fair trial - Katherine Brown speaks to the BBC

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Listen to Dr Katherine Brown, Lecturer in Islamic Studies, speak to the BBC World News Service about the two British men accused of being Islamic State members, and whether they would get a fair trial (Katherine starts speaking at 09:05).
Date:
13/04/2018
Christian-Muslim relations from Iceland to Algiers

Christian-Muslim relations from Iceland to Algiers

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Professor David Thomas, Director of the Christian-Muslim Relations project at the University of Birmingham, reflects on an incredible story of Christian-Muslim relations from 17th century Iceland.
Date:
12/04/2018

What happened next? Stories of the resurrection

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Dr Hugh Houghton discusses his research on The Codex Sinaiticus – which is the earliest surviving manuscript of the whole of the Greek New Testament, produced around the end of the fourth century.The Codex Sinaiticus Project is an international collaboration to reunite the entire manuscript in digital form and make it accessible to a global audience for the first time. Drawing on the expertise of leading scholars, conservators and curators, the Project gives everyone the opportunity to connect directly with this famous manuscript.
Date:
29/03/2018

What happened next? Stories of the resurrection

Description
Dr Hugh Houghton discusses his research on The Codex Sinaiticus – which is the earliest surviving manuscript of the whole of the Greek New Testament, produced around the end of the fourth century.The Codex Sinaiticus Project is an international collaboration to reunite the entire manuscript in digital form and make it accessible to a global audience for the first time. Drawing on the expertise of leading scholars, conservators and curators, the Project gives everyone the opportunity to connect directly with this famous manuscript.
Date:
29/03/2018
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