Religion, Security and Global Uncertainties

Religion, Security and Global Uncertainties
1.00pm – 4.00pm – 15th January 2015 – The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

With Professor Adam Dinham (Goldsmiths, University of London), Professor Marie Gillespie (Department of Sociology, The Open University) and Professor John Wolffe (Department of Religious Studies, The Open University).

This afternoon event will provide an opportunity to discuss the implications of our recently published ‘Religion, Security, and Global Uncertainties’ report, which summarises other recent academic work in the field. This event is intended to complement our other event on 6th January in London – which is targeted at the media, policy makers and practitioners – by providing an opportunity for more specifically academic reflection on the project and the potential for future related research.

1.00 – 1.45pm: Lunch
1.45 – 2.30pm: Professor John Wolffe – The ‘Religion, Security and Global Uncertainties’ report: Reflections and applications
2.30 – 3.15pm: Responses – Professor Adam Dinham (Professor of Faith and Public Policy at Goldsmiths, University of London) and Professor Marie Gillespie (Professor of Sociology at The Open University)
3.15 – 4.00pm: Questions and Answers/Open Discussion
4.00: Close

Please respond to gavin.moorhead@open.ac.uk by Wednesday 7th January 2015. Please also provide details of any dietary requirements or additional needs, including for example, prayer facilities or objections to being filmed or photographed.

Copies of the ‘Religion, Security and Global Uncertainties report’ and executive summary will be available on the day and can also be found on our project report website page www.open.ac.uk/arts/research/religion-martyrdom-global-uncertainties/reports

Venue address: Michael Young Building (Room 2), The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

Map and directions: www.open.ac.uk/about/main/faculties-centres/milton-keynes-campus

Campus map: www.open.ac.uk/courses/Courses/media/Courses/High%20level%20pages/Contact%20us/wh-campus.png

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