Events

On 22 June 2021, the Centre for Religion and Public Life, University of Leeds, held a research day about “Religious Engagement and the COVID Response”. Please find here the first panel of speakers, focused on “Religious Responses to COVID in Global Contexts”. Speakers below are in order of delivery. Please...

On the 28th March 2019, Kristi Boone will present their paper on ‘Divine Ambition – Tracing the Power of America Civil Religion through Presidential Campaign Rhetoric’ for the Centre of Religion and Public at the University of Leeds. Kristi Boone is a PhD student in the School of Philosophy, Religion...

On the 14th March 2019, Dr. Dawn Llewellyn will present her paper, ‘Narrating Choice, Narrating Vocation: Motherhood, Voluntary Childlessness and Christianity’ for the Centre for Religion and Public Life at the University of Leeds. Dr Llewellyn is Senior Lecturer in Christian Studies and Deputy Director of the Institute of Gender Studies...

On the 14th February 2019, Dr Katie Edwards will present their paper ‘Bad Romance? Representations of David and Bathsheba in Popular Culture and the Erasure of Sexual Violence’ for the Centre of Religion and Public at the University of Leeds. Dr Katie Edwards is Director of the Sheffield Institute for Interdisciplinary Biblical Studies and Lecturer...

On the 31st January 2019, Dr. Jonathon O’Donnell will present his paper, ‘The Deliverance of the Administrative State: Political Demonology in Trump’s America’ for the Centre for Religion and Public Life at the University of Leeds.   Over eighty percent of white evangelicals voted for Donald Trump, and amongst his...

Keeping Faith in 2030: Religions and the Sustainable Development Goals in Ethiopia, India and the UK    SOAS University of London Russell Square London WC1H OXG February 12th-13th 2019 Religion is a major cultural, social, political, and economic factor in many ODA recipient countries, which is why understanding the local religious dynamics...