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.
25 June 2021
Valeria Motta, who works on loneliness and solitude, got a Society for Applied Philosophy post-doctoral grant; Federico Bongiorno, who works on delusion formation, got an Analysis Trust and Mind Association studentship.
08 June 2021
Two researchers in the College of Arts and Law have been awarded a Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship. Each fellowship will commence in early 2022, and take place over three years.
31 May 2021
Dr Georgi Parpulov has published the first-ever catalogue of Greek New Testament catena manuscripts on behalf of the ERC-funded CATENA project. The underlying data has also been released in an online database.
11 May 2021
This textbook explores the ways in which the interaction and collaboration between psychologists and philosophers contribute to a better understanding of the human mind, cognition, and behaviour.
10 May 2021
Five skills you will develop on a postgraduate research course in the College of Arts and Law
26 April 2021
The Department mourns the passing of Dr Sigvard von Sicard, a pioneer in Christian-Muslim relations.
22 April 2021
John Onelum introduces his research on the meal motif in Revelation 3:20.
13 April 2021
Three of our PhD students have recently blogged about their research on delusions and their posts have attracted several hundreds of unique views
08 April 2021
Three new papers have been published by Philosophy PhD students
30 March 2021
Amelia Bailey is an undergraduate BA Philosophy student at the University. Amelia tells us what she loves about studying philosophy and why everyone should study the subject at least once.
Lauren Novelli is a third year undergraduate BA History and Theology student. Here she shares the reasons why she chose to study at the University of Birmingham for her degree.
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.