Featured Events and Projects

Faith and Finance Fair – Save the Date!

The Faith and Finance Fair, hosted by the University of Bristol, Public Spirit and FaithAction will bring together faith-based and community organisations, researchers and others to share information that can help boost social action and shape local delivery. 11 July 2016, Woburn House Conference Centre, London, WC1H 9HQ

Counter-Extremism Strategy – Save the Date!

The Counter-Extremism Strategy Discussion Tuesday, 22 March, 3.00-4.30, Jubilee Room, House of Commons What are the responses and concerns of faith groups to the Counter-Extremism strategy and should people of faith be more concerned? FaithAction and the All-Party Parliamentary Faith and Society Group invite you to a discussion on the Counter-Extremism Strategy. Speakers include:   Liam Byrne, MP – ‘The conveyor belt versus the fork in the road: towards a new theory on radicalisation’ Fiona … Continued

Discussion on the Commission on Religion and Belief in British Public Life

Together with the All-Party Parliamentary Interfaith Group, we invite you to a discussion on the Commission on Religion and Belief in British Public Life which will take place on: Monday 7 March at 4 p.m. in Committee Room 2a in the House of Lords. The Commission was convened in 2013 by the Woolf Institute, and was chaired by Baroness Butler-Sloss. It considered the place and role of religion and belief in contemporary … Continued

MONEY MATTERS CONFERENCE 2015

A conference to build understanding of financial exclusion, reflect theologically and explore a variety of projects and efforts to build financial inclusion in local communities…

New Post: Research Assistant, Public Faith and Finance, University of Bristol

A Research Assistant position is available in the Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship, in the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies, at the University of Bristol, to join a research team working on the project ‘Public Faith and Finance, funded by the Barrow Cadbury Trust, led by Dr Therese O’Toole and Dr Stephen Jones.

Westminster Faith Debates

“Diversity – what kind of unity is appropriate nationally and internationally? How can diversity become a strength?”

Inspiring Muslim Women

On September 23rd 2014, the University of Bristol hosted the event Inspiring Muslim Women, featuring reflections by three inspirational and pioneering women who have made major contributions to British public life: Baroness Sayeeda Warsi (House of Lords and former govt minister), Sughra Ahmed (President of the Islamic Society of Britain) and Fahma Mohamed (FGM activist and trustee of Integrate Bristol).