Department of Religion and Theology, School of Humanities Research Seminars: 2021-22

 

Time: held Tuesdays 4:00-6:00pm fortnightly
Location: Room G.H01, Arts Complex (enter via 7 Woodland Road)

(full seminar schedule to follow shortly):

Date

Chair

Speaker

28/09/2021

Gavin D’Costa

Dr Jon Balserak

(University of Bristol)

“‘A Rose by Any Other Name’: Scholarly Interpretations of Calvin and What we can Learn from them”

12/10/2021

Rita Langer

Dr Roshan de Silva-Wijeyeratne

(Liverpool Hope University)

“The Violence of Buddhist Virtue: On Myth, Politics, Territory and the State in Sri Lanka”

26/10/2021

David Leech

Harri Hudspith

(University of Bristol)

“Getting into her Habit, or Following in her Footsteps: Imitation as a Path to Mapping the Mystical”

09/11/2021

Rupert Gethin

Professor Jaś Elsner 

(Corpus Christi College, Oxford) 

“The Buddhist stūpa at Amarāvatī”

23/11/2021

Jon Balserak

Professor Gavin D’Costa

(University of Bristol)

“The Curious Emergence of Hebrew Catholics in Catholic-Jewish Dialogue and their Significance for Catholic Ecclesiology”

07/12/2021

Anne Burberry

Dr Rachel Pistol

(King’s College London)

“Jewish Refugees and Internment in the UK during the Second World War”

25/01/2022

David Leech

Professor Mark Wynn 

(Oriel College, Oxford)

“Herbert McCabe on the Eucharist”

08/02/2022

Ed Sutcliffe

Dr Elma Brenner

(Wellcome Trust)

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08/03/2022

 

STUDENTS’ CHOICE

Dr George D. Chryssides

(York St John University and University of Birmingham)

“40 Years of New Religious Movements”

22/03/2022

Benedetta Lomi

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26/04/2022

Benedetta Lomi

Wiship Zhong

(University of Bristol)

“Are Consciousnesses the Functions of Brain? – The Overlooked Significant Role of Illness and a Buddhist Approach of Minds/Body Relationship”

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