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.
10 November 2020
Professor Cesari argues that the excess of French laicite on the visibility of Religion in France has a boomerang effect on violent extremism
29 October 2020
Professor Jocelyne Cesari speaks to Aljazeera on the context of French laicite to the killing of Samuel Paty.
23 October 2020
Introducing the new postgraduate degree at the University of Birmingham - the MPA Faith Based Leadership, available to study part-time by distance learning in December 2020 within the Department of Theology and Religion
15 October 2020
Dr Will Mason-Wilkes, Dr James Riley and Dr Rachael Shillitoe are hosting a new series of podcasts talking all things science and belief in society – episode one launches 20 October.
14 October 2020
Professor Lisa Bortolotti guest blogs at The Brains Blog discussing themes from her new book, The Epistemic Innocence of Irrational Beliefs (OUP, 2020).
08 October 2020
The Call for Papers is issued for the Twelfth Birmingham Colloquium, which will run online in early 2021.
07 October 2020
In October, Jocelyne Cesari and Jose Casanova hosted Tariq Modood to discuss multicultural citizenship and how minority identities can be incorporated into national identities.
01 October 2020
Lisa Bortolotti was interviewed on unrealistic optimism by BBC's David Edmonds in this episode of The Big Idea, The Truth about Marriage.
28 September 2020
Latest newsletter from the Science, Knowledge and Belief in Society Research Group.
23 September 2020
A new video series of Instagram Lives taking place this autumn as part of the #everydaylookism campaign which asks us to take looks-based discrimination (lookism) seriously and specifically to put an end to body shaming.
08 September 2020
Professor Hugh Houghton gave the Stanton Lecture 2020 as part of the online British New Testament conference.
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.
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.