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 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.
10 May 2022
Professor Lisa Bortolotti interviewed in episode 15 of the Sassi Talks podcast.
09 May 2022
Professor Andrew Davies and Dr Maryyum Mehmood, presented their sustainable, faith-based perspectives to addressing ecological social challenges.
07 April 2022
Lisa Bortolotti has been interviewed by Owen Bennett-Jones on her research exploring delusions for the New Books Network.
06 April 2022
The College of Arts and Law remains amongst the best performing research-intensive universities in the world, according to the 2022 QS World Rankings.
16 March 2022
A team of doctoral students convened by Georgi Parpulov has produced a catalogue of Greek manuscripts at the University of Birmingham and Woodbrooke College.
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.