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The Queen Mary Centre for Religion and Literature in English

Seminar in Religion and Literature

The Library at the English Convent, Bruges - Photograph by Caroline Bowden
The Library at the English Convent, Bruges - Photograph by Caroline Bowden

2019-20 Programme

Seminars take place in ArtsTwo 2.18

22 January 2020, 5–7pm: Shiva Mihan (Harvard), 'An Art of Subtlety: Fingernail Works in the 19th-Century Persianate World'

Chair: Liesbeth Corens

 

18 March 2020, 5–7pm: Robin Mills (QMUL), 'Happiness and the Threat of Scepticism in the Scottish Enlightenment: John Gregory’s Therapeutic Application of the Science of Human Nature'

Chair: Tessa Whitehouse

 

13 May 2020, 5–7pm: Elsa Marmursztejn (QMUL), 'Christian Intellectuals, Hebrew Scriptures, and the Jews in the Thirteenth Century'

Chair: Miri Rubin

 

Research seminars are held at Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Campus. A campus map is available to download here: QMUL Mile End Campus Map [PDF 936KB]

Travel instructions

Take the Central Line, Hammersmith and City or District Line to Mile End. Exit tube station, turn left down Mile End Road, cross Burdett Road, go under the Mile End Green Bridge (a large yellow bridge), over the canal, cross the road.

For ArtsTwo, enter campus through the East Gate onto Westfield Way, then turn left immediately after ArtsOne and walk past the Novo Cemetery; ArtsTwo is on your left (it is 35 on the campus map).