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What does it take to be a brain disorder?

What does it take to be a brain disorder?

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Anneli Jefferson summarises her paper on the nature of brain disorder, recently published in Synthese.
Date:
Tuesday 13 November 2018
Three faiths, one question: why do good people do bad things?

Three faiths, one question: why do good people do bad things?

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Join Dr Jeremy Kidwell (Department of Theology & Religion) as speakers from three religions (Christianity, Islam, Sikhism) explore concepts and assumptions that underlie each and how these lead to differing worldviews. The starting point will be the question, 'Why good people do bad things?'
Date:
Friday 9 November 2018
Dr Yafa Shanneik to hold workshop on displacement at DaDa Festival

Dr Yafa Shanneik to hold workshop on displacement at DaDa Festival

Description
Join Dr Yafa Shanneik (Department of Theology & Religion) and visual and performance artist Rachel Gadsden as they explore cultural identity, displacement, migration and empowerment in an interactive workshop and exhibition tour, part of DaDa (Disability and Deaf Arts) Festival in Liverpool.
Date:
Friday 9 November 2018
PERFECT talks: October to December 2018

PERFECT talks: October to December 2018

Description
Researchers from Project PERFECT will be giving a series of talks from October to December 2018.
Date:
Thursday 8 November 2018
New blog looking at the philosophy, history and popular image of time travel

New blog looking at the philosophy, history and popular image of time travel

Description
Dr Nikk Effingham (Department of Philosophy) has started a new blog exploring the philosophy, history, and popular perception and portrayal of time travel. The blog will also dip into some speculative physics, for example, how might we time travel if it were physically possible?
Date:
Monday 5 November 2018
10 place rise in THE World University Rankings 2019

10 place rise in THE World University Rankings 2019

Description
We are now ranked 70 in the subject ranking for arts and humanities, which covers art, performing arts, design, languages, literature, linguistics, history, philosophy, theology, architecture and archaeology.
Date:
Thursday 1 November 2018
Having faith in Faith

Having faith in Faith

Description
´╗┐Dr Andrew Davies explains why politicians and policy-makers must bring religious groups into the fold in an article for Bright Blue, an independent UK liberal conservative think tank and pressure group.
Date:
Wednesday 31 October 2018
Unexpected convergences: religious nationalism in Israel and Turkey

Unexpected convergences: religious nationalism in Israel and Turkey

Description
In a new article published in a special issue of the Religions Journal, Professor Jocelyne Cesari compares Israel and Turkey to demonstrate how religious nationalism can be analysed by a combination of historical institutionalism and conceptual history of religious ideas and doctrines.
Date:
Tuesday 30 October 2018
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