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CANCELLED Religious Art

3 December 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Due to strike action by UCU, this event has been cancelled. We are sorry for any inconvenience (and disappointment!) but will endeavour to reschedule the event.A statement from UCU about why university workers are taking strike action can be found here



The relationship between religion and art is ancient and complex, varying across religious traditions and cultures. In this event, we will consider how these traditions of religious art differ and what role art plays in religion today. How should we display religious art? Might art be a way of opening interfaith dialogue? And has art itself become a kind of religion?


Mehreen Chida-Razvi
Research Associate in the History of Art, SOAS

Ben Quash
Professor of Christianity and the Arts, KCL

Lieke Wijnia 
Curator, Museum Catharijneconvent
Fellow, University of Groningen

Danielle Sands 
Fellow, Forum for Philosophy
Lecturer in Comparative Literature and Thought, RHUL


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“jesus is my homeboy” by *bambola* is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0


3 December 2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
54 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London, WC2A 3LJ United Kingdom
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