Liverpool Workshop: Full Programme

The Humanities and Lived Religion: Philosophy, Religious Studies and the Impact Agenda

A One-Day Workshop at the University of Liverpool

Thursday 9th May 2013

Venue: School of the Arts Library, 19 Abercromby Square, University of Liverpool (map)


A full set of abstracts for all the papers are available here.

A full version of Daniel Whistler’s introduction is available here.



10.45 – 11.00 Registration

11.00 – 11.15

The Philosopher and the Practitioner: An Introduction

Daniel Whistler (University of Liverpool)

11.15 – 12.00

Research on Religion and Public Theology

Jolyon Mitchell (Centre for Theology and Public Issues, University of Edinburgh)

12.00 – 12.45

Break-out Discussions I: ‘What do the Humanities have to offer religion?’

12.45 – 13.30: Lunch (provided)

13.30 – 14.30 Perspectives on Research on Religion

Parallel Panel I

Parallel Panel II

 Research on Religion and Public PolicyRebecca Catto (University of Coventry)  Research on Religion and the ArtsChris Hewson (University of Manchester) and Andrew Crompton (University of Liverpool)
 Research on Religion and Philosophy of ReligionMikel Burley (University of Leeds)  Research on Religion and Religious StudiesGraham Harvey (Open University)

14.30 – 14.50 Coffee

14.50 – 15.30 Position Papers

Parallel Panel III

Parallel Panel IV

Lived Experience and Categorisation in the Creationism WarsFern Elsdon-Baker (University of Coventry) Capturing the Impact of Philosophy on ReligionKatharine Sarah Moody (University of Liverpool)
Lived Religion from an Embodied PerspectiveElena Kalmykova (University of Birmingham) Plasticity and the Materiality of Lived ReligionLiam Jones (Independent)
Entangled Fidelities: Continental Philosophy of Religion and Material Religious PracticesJohn Reader (Ironstone Benefice/William Temple Foundation) Research into Pentecostalism in the UKMathew Clark (Regents Theological College)

15.30 – 16.15

Break-out Discussions II: ‘What contribution can philosophy make to thinking about religious practices?’

16.15 – 16.30 Closing Discussion

16.30 – 16.45 Coffee

16.45 – 17.30 Public Lecture

The Privatization of Religion – Is Philosophy of Religion to Blame?

Roger Trigg (University of Oxford)


One response

2 04 2013
Humanities and Lived Religion. – anotherphiloblog

[…] full programme for this one day workshop at University of Liverpool has been posted here. I’m looking forward to it. Not only because I haven’t been back to the Uni since I […]

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