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.
08 September 2020
The AHRC-funded Codex Zacynthius project, led by the University of Birmingham in collaboration with Cambridge University Library, has released an online edition of this important manuscript of the Greek New Testament.
07 September 2020
Lisa Bortolotti is participating in a debate on the self with philosopher Dan Zahavi and neuroscientist V.S. Ramachandran during the HowTheLightGetsIn Festival to be held in September 2020.
01 September 2020
Recording of Birmingham's Professor of Religion and Politics speaking at a webinar organised by Human Rights Media
21 August 2020
The annual conference series on Philosophy and Meaning in Life was launched at Hokkaido University in Japan in 2018
17 August 2020
Francis Davis is working with the charity catholic Voices and colleagues at Oxford to undertake a study into the current size , scope and impact of Catholic social care and advocacy in England, wales and Scotland
06 August 2020
Imagine being completely blind but still being able to see. Does that sound impossible? Dr Henry Thomas writes for The Conversation exploring Blindsight.
27 July 2020
Jocelyne Cesari is interviewed on the political relevance #HagiaSophia for Erdogan's regional policy and its rivalry with Saudi Arabia- Asia Times.
Call for Papers for edited volume.
30 June 2020
Virtual launch for Lisa Bortolotti's book published by Oxford University Press.
24 June 2020
Is religion the blind spot of populism?, European Academy of Religion, online conference took place on June 22 2020.
20 June 2020
100th volume of Studia Patristica published with papers from the Sixth British Patristics conference held in Birmingham in 2016.
09 June 2020
Jocelyne Cesari writes for Politics Today
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.