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We are pleased to announce that Philip Mellor, Professor of Religion and Social Theory at the University of Leeds, and member of the CRPL, has just published a new book. Entitled Uncovering Social Life: Critical Perspectives from Sociology, he co-authored the book together with Chris Shilling from the University of...

  “What we offer at Leeds is quite unique: the study of religion in relation to contemporary political, ethical, social issues, informed by research from lived religion in various parts of the world.” Dr Stefan Skrimshire Why do postgraduate study in Religion at Leeds University? This brief introduction video brings...

CRPL researcher Dr Jasjit Singh writes about the findings of his recently completed research project on Sikh radicalisation in Britain, the report of which was published last week. He found very little evidence of religious radicalisation but did find that Sikh activism in Britain actually contributes positively to integration and...

The 2017 hook lecture will be given on 14 November by Prof. Linda Woodhead, Professor of Sociology of Religion in the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion at Lancaster University. She is best known for her work on religious change since the 1980s, and for initiating public debates about faith....

Theory from the South: Africa as a Site for Understanding Contemporary Religion   Research workshop with Professor Birgit Meyer, Utrecht University Dr Marloes Janson, SOAS University of London Dr Adriaan van Klinken, University of Leeds hosted by Leeds University Centre for African Studies (LUCAS) and the Leeds Centre for Religion and...

Religion, Poverty Reduction and Global Development Institutions Inaugural Lecture by Emma Tomalin, Professor of Religion and Public Life at the University of Leeds Thursday 30 November 2017 at 16:15h in the Nathan Bodington Chamber (Parkinson Building level 1) There will be a drinks reception afterwards in the Ante Chamber, 17:30-18:30h If...

11th July 2017, Liberty Building, G33, University of Leeds: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/campusmap?location=5112 ALL WELCOME, lunch included If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Dr Caroline Starkey (c.starkey@leeds.ac.uk), stating any dietary requirements. External Speakers: Dr Abby Day, Reader of Race, Faith & Culture, Department of Sociology, Goldsmiths, University of London Dr...