CANCELLED Religious Art
Mehreen Chida-Razvi, Ben Quash, Wijnia Wijnia

December 3, 2019, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Forum for Philosophy

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

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Due to strike action by UCU, this event will not be taking place. We are sorry for any inconvenience (and disappointment!) but will endeavour to reschedule the event.

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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?

Speakers
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 and Fellow, University of Groningen

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

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