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.
Dr Johanna Stiebert has recently been awarded an AHRC research network grant for a project on religion and rape culture.
Research day on Public, Political and Religious Engagement in the Study of Religion.
A day seminar on "Gender and Muslim Spaces" organised by the Muslims in Britain Research Network (MBRN) will be held at the University of Leeds on Wednesday 29 March 2017.
Professor Emma Tomalin has received a new AHRC network grant under the Global Challenges Research Fund.
On 13 January 2017 the Centre for Religion and Public Life hosted a focus group for organising research and events on the topic of rape culture, religion and the Bible.
Johanna has been awarded a Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award through the Humboldt Fellowship Scheme and will be spending a year at the University of Bamberg.
Dr Adriaan van Klinken, Associate Professor of Religion and African Studies, recently contributed to a BBC Radio 4 programme about homosexuality and religion in Africa.
On 10-11 November 2016, an exciting international research workshop took place at the University of Leeds, on the theme ‘Pentecostalism, Sexuality and Citizenship in Africa’.