School of Divinity

Science and Religion

Mondays, 4:10pm, in the Martin Hall unless otherwise stated

All welcome. For enquiries, please contact Dr Bethany Sollereder:

Semester 1: Autumn 2023

Date Speaker Topic

Wednesday 20 September

Professor Jeremy Carrette

Whole-School Research Event

"The Concept of Faith"

2 October

Professor Wilson Poon, Professor of Condensed Matter Physics, University of Edinburgh

"Death: Where Science Meets Theology?"

Followed by Drinks Reception

16 October

Dr Bethany Sollereder, Lecturer in Science and Religion, University of Edinburgh

"Is there Progress in Science or Theology?"

30 October

Carolina de Sanz, Doctoral Candidate, University of Ediburgh

"The transhumanist's AI in conversation with the Radical Othordoxy"

13 November

Ach Fatayillah Mursyidi, Doctoral Candidate, University of Edinburgh

"Islamic Reconciliation of Darwinian Evolution in Contemporary Indonesia"

Tuesday 14 November

Dr Zahra Ayubi, Associate Professor of Religion, Dartmouth University

Gunning Lecture

"Islam, Medical Ethics, and Gender"

This event is a joint event with the Institute of Christian and Muslim Relation

27 November

Dr Emily Qureshi-Hurst, Stipendiary Lecturer in Philosophy at Oriel College


Followed by Drinks Reception