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Inaugural lecture Professor Emma Tomalin

On 30 November 2017, Dr Emma Tomalin will give her inaugural lecture as Professor of Religion and Public Life at the University of Leeds. Starts at 4:15 pm.

Research seminar with Prof Birgit Meyer

The Centre for Religion and Public Life and the Centre for African Studies host a joint research seminar with Professor Birgit Meyer (Utrecht University) on “Studying Religion in and from Africa". Starts at 5:00 pm.

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Understanding Sikh activism in Britain

Research sparked by media reports citing Sikh “radicalisation” in Britain has found little evidence of the country's Sikhs being radicalised to join international terrorist groups.

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Staff profile

Philip Mellor

Religion in social and cultural theory; embodiment, Christian theology and sociology; Durkheimian studies; problems of theory and method in the study of religion.

Student profile

Jamys Carter

Having completed a Masters by Research on the topic of Women in ministry in a UK Pentecostal movement, I am exploring this further with a PhD, especially considering Pentecostal hermeneutics.