HRP News and Events

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Beyond the Vote Festival

A Festival of Women's Words and Deeds
6,7,8 July 2018

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York St John is proud to host this major weekend festival featuring exciting talks, workshops and opportunities to learn more about women's history. Come and watch some footage from the Yorkshire Film Archive, take a selfie with a Suffragette, and learn more about the very first female students at York St John University. 

Most of the events are FREE and there are a range of activities for the whole family.

More details about this event, how to register and full programme of the activities can be found here.

Follow us on Twitter @beyond_votefest.


Professor Pauline Kollontai

York St John University Professor joins Resident Research Seminar on Religion & Violence at the Centre Of Theological Inquiry, Princeton

Professor Pauline Kollontai has been offered and accepted a resident scholar membership of the Spring Research Seminar at the Centre of Theological Inquiry (CTI), Princeton, which will take place from mid-January to mid-May 2019. The theme of the Seminar is on ‘Religion and Violence,’ which runs across the whole academic year and involves two teams of international scholars from various global locations, who represent a variety of various academic disciplines and religious perspectives or none. Each scholar will participate in the collaborative inquiry on the theme of ‘Religion and Violence,’ informed by their own individual own research project. Pauline’s research is focusing on minority rights in contemporary Israel through a critique of the praxis of the Jewish values of Ve’ahabhath le-Re’akha (love of neighbour) and Va’ahavtem et ha-Ger (love of stranger).

CTI have been running resident seminars for several years on global issues that concern all regions and religions of the world, and not only scholars working in theology but also in the humanities and sciences. The key aim is to generate fresh thinking on global concerns through the power of interdisciplinary inquiry and disseminate this thinking through various platforms and at various levels of societies.

Further information can be found at CTI’s web-site

HRP School Research Seminars

School of Humanities, Religion & Philosophy holds free research seminars throughout the academic year. The seminars are free to attend and are an opportunity for researchers to present their work, discuss their ideas and explore the links between the different disciplines from the School.

Further details on the seminars and the upcoming events can be found on our Research Events page.

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