The Cognitive Science of Religion

                                                           Event Date: 28 March 2013 Room B36 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Department of Philosophy at Birkbeck presents: Mind & Language Conference at Birkbeck College The Cognitive Science of Religion The journal Mind & Language, founded thirty years ago, has the mission of encouraging genuinely interdisciplinary work on mind and language …

Religion, Conflict, and Digital Communication in the Greater Muslim World

Event Date: 16 December 2013 Room 264 Senate House University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The New Political Communication Unit at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Religion, Conflict, and Digital Communication in the Greater Muslim World: Dialogue Among Policy Makers and Researchers While an excess amount of media attention and government resources are regularly expended on acts …

Racialization and Religion

  Event Date: 2 December 2013 Room B35 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX   The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism in partnership with the Centre for Civil Society and Citizenship, Northumbria University presents: A roundtable discussion on Racialization and Religion This collaborative event marks the publication of a new and ground-breaking …

Opening the Boundaries of Citizenship: Religion and the Political

______ Event Date: 7 February Christodoulou Meeting Room 11 Walton Hall campus Open University, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA Opening the Boundaries of Citizenship The conference addresses the performative and creative side of social movements, practices of identity negotiation and political participation questioning the meaning of citizenship. Which actors, sites and rights are constituted in contemporary power struggles redefining ‘the political’? …

Susan Conway – The Material Culture of the Tai Shan of Burma: Cosmology, Astrology and Religious Rituals

Event Date: 10 June 2010 – 6pm – 7:30pm Dr Susan Conway (School of Oriental and African Studies) The Material Culture of the Tai Shan of Burma: Cosmology, Astrology and Religious Rituals Most belief systems are built on concepts of salvation, a contest between good and evil, positive power versus negative power. People throughout the world have developed strategies for …