The School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion includes the Department of Philosophy and the Department of Theology and Religion. It offers a variety of forward-thinking undergraduate and postgraduate study opportunities. It is home to a dynamic and friendly community of staff and students, pursuing original research on a wide range of topics.
20 September 2022
Professor Jocelyne Cesari writes for the LSE Religion and Global Society interdisciplinary blog
31 August 2022
In this essay, Jocelyne Cesari argues that the influence of religions on the international scene is possible under two conditions.
01 August 2022
Join us to look at the impact climate change is having on women, and innovative solutions being generated and researched into resolving this issue.
27 July 2022
Influence of fake news is undermining public trust in democratic institutions, regardless of whether people believe it or not, new research finds.
22 July 2022
Introducing "We God's People: Christianity, Islam and Hinduism in the World of Nations" by Jocelyne Cesari, Professor of Religion and Politics at Birmingham
20 June 2022
Jocelyne Cesari discusses the role of the state-religion interactions to understand the current politicisation of religion.
Andrew Patton won the Michael O’Rourke postgraduate publication prize and Gabriël Oberholzer was named People’s Choice Runner-up in the Images of Research.
06 June 2022
This public event on loneliness and mental health, was sponsored by the Royal Institute of Philosophy. Videos of the three talks are now available.
Jagbir Jhutti-Johal has been confirmed as one of the experts for the 2022-2025 OSCE/ODIHR Panel of Experts on Freedom of Religion or Belief.
31 May 2022
Are you an artist or poet interested in the philosophical problem of evil? The Global Philosophy of Religion project seeks submissions for a December exhibition
Eugenia successfully completed her PhD at Birmingham in October 2021, and has just been appointed to a postdoctoral position in Italy.
27 May 2022
Professor Hugh Houghton spoke at the inaugural Text and Manuscript conference hosted by the Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts last week.
How we are exploring issues of climate through the arts, humanities and law.
The College of Arts and Law is placed 67th in the Times Higher Education 2022 rankings, making it one of the best places for study and research in this field globally.