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.
01 February 2022
Kirsty, BA Philosophy, Religion and Ethics student, explored the breath-taking Norwegian landscape, travelling to Oslo for her year abroad.
27 January 2022
Middle-class people are more educated, which means that – in the case of Islam – they are more miseducated too.
24 January 2022
Lisa Bortolotti has been interviewed by Shayla Love for the Vice on the differences between beliefs in conspiracy theories and delusions in psychosis.
A survey led by the University of Birmingham says people from middle and upper-class occupational groups are more likely to hold prejudiced views of Islam than people from working class occupational groups
Th report highlights the pervasiveness of Islamophobia and shows that Islamophobia comes in two varieties, racial and religious, with the 'religious' form of Islamophobia being more common among the UK's middle classes.
20 January 2022
PhD student Rosa Ritunnano has been awarded the the 2021 Wolfe Mays Essay Prize.
13 January 2022
Narges Loudi chose to confront stereotypes and venture out to St Petersburg in Russia to complete her year abroad! Visiting Siberia, sleeping in an igloo, and seeing the northern lights, Narges has plenty to share.
12 January 2022
Dr Merten Reglitz writing for The Conversation.
22 December 2021
This week sees the publication of articles in leading academic journals by two doctoral researchers on the CATENA project, Emanuele Scieri (on the Catenae on Acts) and Andrew Patton (on the Western Order of the Gospels)
20 December 2021
Professor Hugh Houghton has delivered the first Endowment Lecture of the Dr. Basudev Kar Oration in the Humanities in the Centre for Translation and Digital Humanities at Ravenshaw University in India.
10 December 2021
ITSEE researcher Dr Chiara Coppola today was awarded her degree in person at the University's Graduation Ceremony in the Great Hall.
29 November 2021
Call for papers for an international interdisciplinary academic conference focussing on the changing technoscape of religion or belief discrimination
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.