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Department of the Study of Religions

Study of Religions Research Seminars

During term 1 of the academic year 2014/15, the Department research seminars will focus on the history and current situation of religious minorities in Iraq.

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Forthcoming Events

Following the Peacock: the Yezidis (Documentary Screening)

Dr. Eszter Spät (Central European University, Budapest)

Screening of a documentary about the ‘Standard of the Peacock’ (the most sacred object in the Yezidi religious tradition) through the settlements of Mount Sinjar.

27 October 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Djam Lecture Theatre, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Following the Peacock: the Yezidis (Seminar)

Dr. Eszter Spät (Central European University, Budapest)

Lecture to the film ‘Standard of the Peacock’ (the most sacred object in the Yezidi religious tradition) through the settlements of Mount Sinjar.

28 October 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Djam Lecture Theatre, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Minorities in the ‘Caliphate’: modern and historic dimensions

Prof. Hugh Kennedy

(provisional title)

2 December 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Djam Lecture Theatre, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The Gender ‘Minority’ in Iraq

Prof. Nadje Al-Ali

(provisional title)

9 December 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Djam Lecture Theatre, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM