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Saffron Baty is a third-year undergraduate student in the School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science at the University of Leeds. Her degree focus is Theology & Religious Studies and as part of her final year project, decided to undertake an external placement at Leeds City Museum working on...

This photo captures members of a Kenyan LGBT church making preparations for their weekly Sunday worship service. To safeguard their anonymity, the photo only shows their back. The service takes place in a room in a commercial property, hired for a couple of hours every Sunday. The room is a...

  Emma Tomalin, Professor of Religion and Public Life – University of Leeds, reflects on her recent trip to Nanjing, China where she spoke at the first Amity-Heren International Philanthropy Forum on ‘Social Innovation and Sustainable Development’.  I have been researching the topic of religions and development for more than a decade...

Hollie Gowan is the new Research Intern for the Centre of Religion and Public Life. She is jointly supervised by Prof. Emma Tomalin (PRHS) and Dr. Caroline Fielder (EAS) and her PhD research is funded by the White Rose College of Arts and Humanities. Her research interests cover the intersections...

Leading anthropologist of religion, Professor Birgit Meyer, is visiting the University of Leeds this January. The Centre for Religion and Public Life is excited to host a research seminar with her on 25 January, co-sponsored by the Leeds University Centre for African Studies. In this seminar, Meyer will talk about...