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Religion, Science and the Humanities Seminar Series

 A range of experts will open up a sequence of conversations on various issues during the course of this series.  All seminars will be delivered via MS Teams Live Events. 

 

"Teaching without God: The Retreat of Religion and the Rise of the Humanities in American Liberal Education"

James Turner

(Cavanaugh Professor of Humanities and Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame)

Thursday, 25 February 2021, 4.00pm

https://www.qub.ac.uk/Research/shaping-better-world-2020-beyond/religion-science-humanities-lecture/

 

"Exoplanets and Extraterrestrials in the Light of the Christian Creation and Salvation Stories"

Karin Őberg

(Professor of Astronomy at Harvard University and leader of the Őberg Astrochemistry Group at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)

Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 4.00 pm

https://www.qub.ac.uk/Research/shaping-better-world-2020-beyond/exoplanets-extraterrestrials-lecture/

  

McCosh Lecture 2021

The speaker for this year's lecture is Sarah Coakley (until recently Norris-Hulse Professor of Divinity at Cambridge and formerly Mallinckrodt Professor of Divinity at Harvard University).  She will be speaking on the general theme of theology and race. 

It will be held via podcast on Wednesday, 5 May 2021.