“Contextualising Islam in 21st Century Britain”30 March 2016
On Wednesday 13th April 7pm Professor Grace Davie will be delivering a lecture entitled “Contextualising Islam in 21st Century Britain” in the Temple of Peace and Health, Cathays Park, CF10 3AP
This lecture is organised in partnership with the Cardiff Centre for Law and Religion, Cardiff University, the Cardiff and District branch of the United Nations Association, and the Welsh Centre for International Affairs (WCIA). The WCIA inspires people to think and act on global issues. Their vision is a Wales where everyone contributes to creating a fairer and more peaceful world.
Grace Davie is professor emeritus in the Sociology of Religion at the University of Exeter UK and a senior adviser to the Impact of Religion Research Programme at Uppsala University. She is a pastpresident of the American Association for the Sociology of Religion (2003) and of the Research Committee 22 (Sociology of Religion) of the International Sociological Association (2002-06).
In addition to numerous chapters and articles, she is the author of Religion in Britain since 1945 (Blackwell 1994), Religion in Modern Europe (OUP 2000), Europe: the Exceptional Case (DLT 2002), The Sociology of Religion (Sage 2007/2013) and Religion in Britain: A Persistent Paradox (Wiley-Blackwell 2015).
Chair: Professor Norman Doe, Centre for Law and Religion, Cardiff University.