SOAS University of London

Department of Religions & Philosophies, School of History, Religions & Philosophies

Religions and Philosophies Research Seminars

Lectures 5.00-7.00 on Tuesdays.
Previous Events in this series

Religion and Politics as Modern Fictions

Dr Timothy Fitzgerald (School of Languages, Cultures and Religions, University of Stirling, Scotland)
10 November 2015, Brunei Gallery, B 102, 5:00 PM - 6:30 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

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

Perspectives on Iraqi Minorities: Jews, Mandaeans and Christians

Dr Erica Hunter

Brief survey of Christian, Mandean, and Jewish communities in Iraq, tracing patterns in the persecutions that have taken place over the last 50 years, and raising the question of the vulnerability of religious ‘minorities’ in the face of political majorities.

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

Max Weber’s Sociology of Jainism

PETER FLÜGEL

Discussant: Sam Whimster (Global Policy Institute, London)

10 December 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Aspects of Zoroastrian Monotheism

ALMUT HINTZE

Discussant: François de Blois (UCL and SOAS)

15 October 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Research Student Seminar

Jonathon O’Donnell
29 January 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, L67, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Dr Benedetta Lomi, Department of the Study of Religions, SOAS, University of London
11 December 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, LG67, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Sarah Stewart
24 April 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, L67, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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Mark Faulkner
20 March 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, L67, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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Tullio Lobetti
31 January 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, L67, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Welcome Seminar

18 October 2011, Brunei Gallery, Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM