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Book Launch: Exploring religion on campus

14 Feb, Kingston

A half-day event to mark the launch of the book, Religion in Higher Education in Europe and North America, co-edited by Kristin Aune and Jacqueline Stevenson and published by Routledge.
 
Programme
 
2.00 – 2.30pm: Arrival and registration
 
2.30pm: Welcome and introduction to the text
 
2.45pm: Religion & HE in Europe and North America: historical background and contemporary contexts (Professor Jacqueline Stevenson, Head of Research, Sheffield Institute of Education, Sheffield Hallam University)
 
3.10pm: Islamic Studies in UK universities: challenging curricula (Professor Alison Scott-Baumann, Chair of Society and Belief, Centre of Islamic Studies SOAS)
 
3.35pm: Break for refreshments
 
4.00pm: How religion and belief frame participation and access in UK higher education (Professor Paul Weller, Chair of Inter-Religious Relations, University of Derby)
 
4.25pm: The contested campus: Christian students in UK universities (Dr Kristin Aune, Senior Research Fellow, Coventry University)
 
4.50pm: Final remarks, comments and questions
 
5.00pm: Event closes with a glass of wine
 
Venue
Room 0001, John Galsworthy Building, Kingston University Kingston upon Thames Surrey, KT1 2EE
 
For travel directions, please see: 
 
The event is free and unticketed but please do let us know in advance if you are coming by emailing:
 
Information about this whole series of books can be found on the SRHE website: 

 
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