Category - social theory

  • 18 Dec 2012

    What are some of the implications of the discussion of critical religion for feminist and gender theory making? The gendered binaries of spiritual/material or spirit/flesh still haunt us, says Dr Alison Jasper, in the tendency to regard women and the female as better fitted for certain roles that tend to be less well rewarded in terms of money and influence.

  • 17 Mar 2011

    In different ways, Religious Studies and theology, says Professor Richard H. Roberts, have the capacity to make intelligently accessible ways of doing things that are as ancient and as important to humankind as the making of music.

  • 25 Sep 2008

    This event brings together leading social and political thinkers to debate the contemporary meaning and relevance of Marx's legacy on the occasion of the republication of The Communist Manifesto, with

  • 8 Sep 2008

    Professor Bruno Latour, the influential sociologist of science and social theorist, explores the impact of ecological crises on theology and spirituality.

  • 3 Apr 2008

    The lecture presents a contextualised criticism of first and second order myths of secularisms and of the conflation of liberal-democratic institutions with secular ones, and argues for the priority o

  • 2 Nov 2007

    Building on the introduction evening to Dr King’s philosophy and methodology in June this second taster evening will explore particular aspects of Kingian philosophy in more depth.