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Religion and Society Talks 2021

University and Cathedral Inspire Discussions on Religion in Modern Society

  • Academics at the University of Worcester and Worcester Cathedral have joined forces for a new series of talks addressing religion in modern life.
  • The online sessions will take issues of general interest and relate them to themes in the study of religion. 
  • All presentations are free and the talks begin at 5pm.
  • To join the talk find out more here.

28 April – Prof Maggi Savin-Baden, University of Worcester, "Postdigital Afterlife and the Spiritual Realm"

27 May – Rev’d Dr James Woodward, Sarum College, "The Aging Agenda: Theological and Social Perspectives"

23 June – Prof John Parham, University of Worcester, "Searching for God in the Air that We Breathe: A Talk about Religion, Photosynthesis, and Climate Change"

22 September – Dr Lucy Peacock, Coventry University, "The Effectiveness of the Faith and Belief Forum’s School Linking Programme"

13/14th October – The Rev’d Canon Dr Rachel Mann, Manchester Cathedral, "The Body, Queerness, and Hope"

10 November – Dr Lynn Nichol and Dr Catherine Ross, University of Worcester, "The Career Profile of Women Bishops"