Category - Culture

  • 2 Dec 2012

    Eighty people came to Glasgow University Chapel for the launch of two important new books on religion on 21 November 2012.

  • 8 Nov 2012

    The Public Religion Research Institute, which looks at religion, values and public life, will be releasing a new report in the aftermath of the US presidential election.

  • 4 Nov 2012

    A powerful new documentary film about the work of international charity Mary’s Meals, 'Child 31', had its British public premiere today.

  • 4 Nov 2012

    Describing another personal Armenian-Turkish encounter, Dr Harry Hagopian feels that "it is important for us Armenians nearing the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide in 2015 to start distinguishing ordinary Turkish men and women from Turkish officialdom or many of its politicised institutions let alone from Turkey and Azerbaijan."

  • 22 Aug 2012

    As government becomes more technocratic and anonymous, and as recession and financial chaos makes people angry and suspicious towards the political class, the need to be seen to be “where people are” and to shape public mood through cultural activity large and small is here to stay, says Simon Barrow.

  • 18 Aug 2012

    Aizzah Fatima recently brought her controversial and stimulating one-woman play 'Dirty Paki Lingerie' to these islands for the first time, following a highly successful run in the United States. Katie MacFadyen reflects.

  • 11 Jul 2012

    The UN's World Heritage Committee has condemned the destruction of mausoleums sacred to the Sufi strain of Islam in the African nation of Mali.

  • 17 May 2012

    The question for us today is how, in the many Os we might draw, and in the many circles we form on a daily basis, we negotiate our way across the empty spaces and the deep chasms they inevitably bring into our view, says Dr Andrew Hass. Yet Giotto’s legacy is not all lost: he at least tells us that something, even if that something is a “nothing”, remains there for our creation.

  • 28 Mar 2012

    A one day conference is taking place on Wednesday 28 March 2012 in Kingston, west London, from 9am to 5.30pm. Some 80 people, including academics and researchers, are participating.

  • 20 Sep 2011

    Though their leaders may be at political odds with each other, a group of Israeli and Palestinian students learned that they can communicate through art.