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Conference: Between Metaphysics, Aesthetics, and Religion

BETWEEN METAPHYSICS, AESTHETICS AND RELIGION International Symposium in honour of William Desmond April 19-20, 2017 KU Leuven (University of Leuven) Metaphysics has gotten a bad rep throughout the last decades. This ancient practice is thought to be not simply archaic as the systematic interrelationship of concepts that fails to understand the twists and turns of […]

Lumen Christi Institute 2017 Summer Seminars

Now in their ninth year, the Lumen Christi Institute’s Summer Seminars in the Catholic Intellectual Tradition are open to graduate students in the humanities, social sciences, and other relevant areas of study. Room, board, and a travel stipend are included for those whose applications are accepted. Each seminar  includes five days of intensive discussion based on […]

Conference CFP: Polis, Ontology, Ecclesial Event: Engaging with Christos Yannaras’ Thought

International conference: POLIS, ONTOLOGY, ECCLESIAL EVENT Engaging with Christos Yannaras’ Thought A Conference on Modern Orthodox Theology 27-28 March 2017, Eastwood Room (Office of Post-Doctoral Affairs, University of Cambridge, 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1RX) More information: tinyurl.com/yann17 CALL FOR PAPERS We welcome paper proposals (20mins) on Christos Yannaras’ thought, work and relevance to areas […]

The End of Religious Freedom and the Return of Religious Influence

The End of Religious Freedom and the Return of Religious Influence Tuesday 07 February 2017 6:30PM to 8:00PM HONG KONG THEATRE, CLEMENT HOUSE Speaker: John Milbank Chair: Matthew Engelke Hosted by the LSE Religion and the Public Sphere Lecture Series After the collapse of modern quasi-religions, religions themselves have been ideologised, while at the same […]

CFP: 5th International Summer School and Conference – Beyond Secular Faith – ”Politics as Theology”

Call for Applications and Call for Papers 5th  International Summer School and Conference – Beyond Secular Faith “Politics as Theology” 25th June–1st July,  2017, Granada (Spain) Organizing Institutions Institute of Philosophy Edith Stein, Granada Faculty of Philosophy – The Pontifical University of John Paul II , Krakow International Center for the Study of the Christian […]

Event: The Politics of Fear and the Shift to the Right

The Politics of Fear and the Shift to the Right Location: Hemsley Building B7 Date: Wednesday 1st February 2017 (16:00-18:00) Contact: King-Ho Leung The Centre of Theology and Philosophy presents a teach-in with staff and students. Following recent sessions by History and Philosophy departments, this session offers a chance to discuss and debate the fundamental […]

The Politics of Virtue: Panel Discussion

At 6.30pm on 22nd November, join an expert panel as they discuss The Politics of Virtue by John Milbank and Adrian Pabst: the fullest account so far of the post-liberal alternative in Western politics. [Obtain book from: Publisher | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.com] Contemporary politics is dominated by a liberal creed that champions ‘negative liberty’ and […]

Conference: Convergence and Divergence: Responses to Involuntary Migration in Jeremiah and Ezekiel

The University of Nottingham Centre for the Bible, Ethics and Theology Convergence and Divergence: Responses to Involuntary Migration in Jeremiah and Ezekiel Saturday 25 June 2016 10.00-18.00 The Diamond, Sheffield Co-hosted with the Sheffield Institute for Interdisciplinary Biblical Studies www.nottingham.ac.uk/cbet Speakers: Mark Leuchter (Temple University): ‘A Resident Alien in Transit: Exile, Adaptation and Geomythology in […]

The Europe Question: Theology and International Relations

The Europe Question: Theology and International Relations Location: The Hemsley (Room B2) Date: Wednesday 22nd June 2016 (10:30-17:00) On the day before the momentous referendum, the CoTP is holding a study day with the Theology Department of the University of Fribourg to consider the account of Europe and International Relations given by John Milbank and […]

CSRES International Conference on “Wonder & the Natural World”

CSRES International Conference on “Wonder & the Natural World” June 20-23, 2016 Indiana University Conference Information and registration: www.go.iu.edu/R9a Visit the website of the Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society: www.indiana.edu/~csres/home.php KEYNOTE SPEAKER: DAVID ABRAM Plenary speakers: Michael Northcott / University of Edinburgh Whitney Bauman / Florida International University Gretel Van Wieren […]

International Interdisciplinary Conference: The Role of Church in a Pluralist Society: Good Riddance or Good Influence?

International Interdisciplinary Conference: The Role of Church in a Pluralist Society: Good Riddance or Good Influence? Has the Church a distinctive role in the public square? Is the Catholic Church, along with other Christian churches, just another group fighting for a place in society, seeking to further their own interests? Or do Christian churches have a different […]

HowtheLightGetsIn2016: Philosophy and Music Festival at Hay

HowTheLightGetsIn2016 The Philosophy & Music Festival at Hay 26th May to 5th June Set on the edge of the Black Mountains alongside the Wye in the famed book town of Hay, HowTheLightGetsIn has a magical location. But that is the backdrop for the real magic to come. “There’s a crack in everything, that’s how the […]

Conference: Political Demonology: The Logic of Evil in Contemporary Literature and Theology

Political Demonology: The Logic of Evil in Contemporary Literature and Theology 20 May 2016 · Worcester College · Oxford KEYNOTES: Conor Cunningham (University of Nottingham, Associate Professor in Theology and Philosophy): on Evil and Nihilism Elizabeth Frazer (University of Oxford, Head of the Department of Politics and International Relations): on Shakespeare and Machiavelli further paper topics include: demonic repetition, Modernism, original sin, totalitarianism, literary […]

IV International Summer School – Beyond Secular Faith – “Marriage and Family – Human Relationships Facing the New Millenium”

IV INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL – Beyond Secular Faith GRANADA 29 MAY – 4 JUNE 2016 “Marriage and Family – Human Relationships Facing the New Millenium” The title of our annual summer school, Beyond Secular Faith, stems from our conviction that only a faith liberated from the conceptual restraints and ideological presuppositions imposed by secular culture […]

CoTP Workshop – Metaphysics: First Philosophy after the Analytic-Continental Divide

CoTP Workshop – Metaphysics: First Philosophy after the Analytic-Continental Divide Location: Lenton Grove, University Park Date(s): Saturday 7th May 2016 (10:30-17:00) Contact: Please contact King-Ho Leung with any queries. For a while in the history of both the analytic and continental traditions, ‘metaphysics’ was regarded as an outdated or even forbidden philosophical discipline. In recent […]

Rowan Williams gives the 2016 Firth Lectures at the University of Nottingham

Firth Memorial Lectures 2016, hosted by the Department of Theology & Religious Studies at the University of Nottingham, welcomes: The Most Reverend Rowan Williams. The Anglican prelate, theologian and poet, who was Archbishop of Canterbury from 2002 to 2012, will deliver the 2016 Firth Lectures: ‘Imagining Faith: perceptions of religious belief in modern writing’ Lecture […]

Theology in the Pub – Grill a Theologian: Conor Cunningham

Tuesday 23 February – 8pm Grill a theologian – Your chance to ask a Theologian about absolutely anything! Dr Conor Cunningham is an Associate Professor of Theology and Philiosophy at the University of Nottingham, and the Co-Director of the Centre of Theology and Philosophy. He’s the Author of Genealogy of Nihilism: Philosophies of Nothing and […]

Social Media and Human Flourishing: Call for Papers

Social Media and Human Flourishing: Call for Papers Interdisciplinary Colloquium: September 16-18, 2016, Montreal, Canada Keynote by Dr. Eric McLuhan Author of The Sensus Communis, Synesthesia, and the Soul: An Odyssey (2015) and with Marshal McLuhan Media and Formal Cause (2011) It has now been nearly twenty years since the internet became a defining part of […]

CFP: At Oxford: “Political Demonology: The Logic of Evil in Contemporary Literature and Theology”

Call for Papers Political Demonology: The Logic of Evil in Contemporary Literature and Theology Day Conference – Friday, 20 May 2016 Worcester College, Oxford This conference is intended to bring theologians, philosophers of religion, and literary scholars together to frame approaches to the problem of political evil—a project one might call ‘political demonology’—for our contemporary […]

Lecture: Muslims in Europe – Opportunities and Challenges, by Professor Akbar Ahmed

Lecture: Muslims in Europe – Opportunities and Challenges Location: Keighton Auditorium, University Park Campus Date: Tuesday 24th May 2016 (19:00-20:30) Contact: Jon Hoover Associate Professor of Islamic Studies, University of Nottingham Karimia Institute t: 0115 841 5806 or 07519 535 802 Public lecture at the UoN, Tuesday, 24 May 2016: “Muslims in Europe: Opportunities and Challenges” […]

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