TRS-UK response to the British Academy’s report on ‘Theology and Religious Studies in UK Higher Education’

TRS-UK official response to British Academy report on ‘Theology and Religious Studies Provision in UK Higher Education’:

TRS-UK (the umbrella organisation for all UK Departments of Theology & Religious Studies and the relevant subject associations) is very grateful for the recent British Academy report on ‘Theology and Religious Studies Provision in UK Higher Education‘ [download here], despite its sobering statistics. The study of religion(s) and theology is one of the most intellectually vibrant and socially relevant areas of University study, and is thriving at the level of research and public impact, in both quality and scale. At undergraduate level, recruitment is challenging, but the British Academy report was, for practical reasons, unable to pick up all those studying the subject within other degree programmes. There is, in fact, a notable increase in students studying religion and theology within other (or interdisciplinary) degrees.

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2019 BNTC Seminar Papers (Titles & Abstracts)

The 2019 seminar papers for individual seminar groups have been posted to individual seminar group pages (you may also download this information as a pdf document):

BNTC Simultaneous Short Papers for 2019

At the 2019 BNTC, the Simultaneous Short Papers programme will consist of three seminars taking place in parallel, each including 3 x 30 minute slots for paper and questions/discussion.

Below is a list of papers for each of the three seminars. Complete Short Papers programme information, with abstracts, has been posted here.

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BNTC 2019 Registration Open

Booking for the 2019 British New Testament Conference at Liverpool Hope University is now open. The Conference will begin on Thursday 5 September (registration from 3 pm; drinks reception 5.30 pm) and end with lunch on Saturday 7 September (lunch is at 12.45 pm).

You can register for the Conference via Liverpool Hope’s online store here. Booking is open until 5 August, but Early Bird rates are available only until 31 May: £190 en-suite room; £175 room with shared facilities; £115 non-residential. On 1 June all the rates will rise by £20.

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