Podcast of Matthew Engelke’s NSRN Annual Lecture 2012 now available

In partnership with the Religious Studies Project (RSP), we are delighted to announce that a recording of the Nonreligion and Secularity Research Network’s Annual Lecture 2012 with Matthew Engelke is now available. This lecture was recorded on 8 November 2012 at Conway Hall, London on the topic “In spite of Christianity: Humanism and its others in contemporary Britain”

You can access the lecture at the following URL: http://www.religiousstudiesproject.com/2013/08/19/engelke/

This comes as part of a continuing relationship between the NSRN and the RSP – they have previously released recordings of their Annual Lecture 2011, with Jonathan Lanman, and the four keynote lectures from the NSRN Biennial Conference, July 2012. These recordings are available here.

The full text of this lecture is available to download here.

The stuff of funerals: Material culture and commemoration for the non-religious of London

UCL anthropology department run a weekly Material, Visual and Digital Culture Research Seminar Series

Details: Mondays 5 pm- 6.30 pm, followed by drinks Daryll Forde Seminar Room, 2nd floor, 14 Taviton St.

The whole series looks great, but of particular interest is Dr. Matthew Engelke’s seminar on non-religious funerals, commemoration and funerals in London:

February 27: Mathew Engelke (LSE)
The stuff of funerals: Material culture and commemoration for the non-religious of London

More details on the UCL seminar site