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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.

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Gifford Lectures 2020-21

Gifford Lectures 2020/21
Professor David Hempton, Senior Professor at Harvard University and Dean of Harvard Divinity School, will give a series of lectures titled Networks, Nodes, and Nuclei in the History of Christianity, c. 1500-2020.

‘Unforgettable, Unforgotten? Continuing the recovery of Scottish women writers, c.1880-1940’ Day Seminar and Roundtable.

The Scottish Network for Religion and Literature held a Day Seminar and Roundtable discussion about overlooked and neglected Scottish women writers, active between 1880 and 1940. Watch the recording online now!

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.

In conversation with… Alison Mukherjee

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Tuesday, 23rd March, 1pm on Zoom

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." Watch the event on YouTube and Facebook now!

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