Education and Culture

  • 13 Jan 2014

    A new book from Christian Fuchs, 'Social Media: A Critical Introduction', discusses the relationship between social media and power structures in contemporary society. Simon Barrow examines the issues.

  • 8 Jan 2014

    The Mennonite Trust and the Anabaptist Network, partners of Ekklesia in the Anabaptist Network of Organisations, are holding a day workshop on Saturday 18 January 2014 on the theme of 'multi-voiced church'.

  • 6 Jan 2014

    Professor Tina Beattie, Director of the Digby Stuart Research Centre for Religion, Society and Human Flourishing, is notifying her contacts that the University of Roehampton is currently advertising for PhD applicants, since they have been awarded a number of Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) scholarships.

  • 5 Jan 2014

    The Big Questions returned for its seventh series live from Queen Mary University of London in Mile End on Sunday 5 January 2014 - showing on BBC1 at 10am, and now available for viewing via the iPlayer.

  • 3 Jan 2014

    Glasgow is looking forward to celebrating the life and work of its city’s patron saint once more in 2014.

  • 1 Jan 2014

    After a thoroughly enjoyable New Year's Eve in Edinburgh (a ceilidh at St James' Leith, and then a view of the city's fine fireworks celebrations), connecting with the broadcast, digital and print media this morning was a thoroughly depressing experience.

  • 30 Dec 2013

    In his first major statement on animal welfare, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has urged justice and protection for all creatures.

  • 25 Dec 2013

    Ekklesia's voluntary staff and associates would like to extend the warmest greetings to our many friends, collaborators and co-conspirators in these islands and across the world at Christmastide 2013.

  • 19 Dec 2013

    'Songs from Soweto: an a cappella journey' is a short music documentary depicting life stories of five musicians from the Soweto township.

  • 19 Dec 2013

    The Edinburgh-based Just Festival has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise £25,000 in support of artists from Soweto.