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Upcoming and past events in the School of Divinity or led by our academics.

2021 is the 175th Anniversary of the day when Dr Thomas Chalmers laid the foundation stone of New College on the Mound. To celebrate we are holding a variety of different events throughout the year. For full details on the 175th Anniversary events, make sure to check out our 175 events page.

Hartford Seminary - Willem A. Bijlefeld Lecture

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Professor Mona Siddiqui delivers this year’s Willem A. Bijlefeld Lecture at Hartford Seminary.

Live Webinar - Global Gurus

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The Leverhulme Research Project on Gurus, anti-gurus, and media in North India, and the Religious Studies Seminar series welcome you to an international panel on Global Gurus.

Mosul, inter-religious co-existence, and Pope Francis' Visit to Iraq

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On his visit to Iraq in early March, Pope Francis spoke in the rubble of a church in Mosul about how "fraternity is more durable than fratricide, that hope is more powerful than death, that peace more powerful than war."

In conversation with… Alison Mukherjee

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Tuesday, 23rd March, 1pm on Zoom

New College Christmas Carol Service 2020

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Friday, 4th December, 4pm, online on Teams

Act of Remembrance at New College

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Wednesday, 11 November, 10.50am on Microsoft Teams

Reimagining Mission during and after Covid

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Online, Wednesday 18 November, 1-2.30pm, on Zoom

Virtual postgraduate open days

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From 9-13 November 2020, The University of Edinburgh are running a series of virtual postgraduate open days.

Short courses for Church people

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The School of Divinity offers two short courses for Church people, lay or ordained.

In Conversation with Anne Donovan

Anne Donovan discusses religious themes in her fiction in this online event hosted by the Scottish Network for Religion and Literature, School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh.

Biblical Resources for RCL Year B - Online CPD Day for Ministers and Worship Leaders

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Online CPD Day for Minister & Worship Leaders organised by School of Divinity, Univ of Edinburgh with Trinity College, Univ of Glasgow

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