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  • New incoming PhD student awarded WRoCAH AHRC Competition Studentship

    Congratulations to our new incoming PhD student, Emma Nagouse, who has been awarded a WRoCAH AHRC Competition Studentship for a PhD researching the Bible and rape culture.

  • Dr Casey Strine to deliver one of the 2017 Ebor Lectures

    Our Dr Casey Strine will be giving one of the 2017 Ebor Lectures, put on by York Minster and York St John, on 24 May.

  • Dr Mark Finney to be interviewed by BBC Radio Shefffield

    Dr Mark Finney will speaks to BBC Radio Shefffield about afterlife and the resurrection of Jesus on Sunday 9th April (Palm Sunday) between 8.30-9am.

  • Hidden Perspectives in collaboration

    Here at SIIBS we are delighted to be able to celebrate the launch of the University of Auckland’s Hidden Perspectives (HPNZ) project. Launched in March it is the sibling to our own Hidden Perspectives (HPUK), and co-director Jo Henderson-Merrygold went out to Auckland to work with HPNZ project leads Caroline Blyth and Chip Matthews.

  • Festival of Arts and Humanities: Roman Feast

    On 18 May 2017, as part of the Festival of Arts and Humanities, our Dr Meredith Warren will be hosting an event - the ‘Roman Fest’ which is a feast on a Roman inspired four-course menu specially prepared by Inox Dine Head Chef Joe Berry and be entertained by poetry, philosophy and stories performed by researchers from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

  • SIIBS Members and Students Nominated and Shortlisted for this Year's Academic Awards

    Congratulations to our SIIBS members and students nominated and shortlisted for this the Academic Awards 2017!

  • Migration – A pressing theological and ethical issue

     Dr Casey Strine will be giving a talk this Wednesday, 5 April, at All Saints Ecclesall in Sheffield about the Bible and Migration.

  • MA Scholarship Applications are closing today!

    The deadline to apply for the Faculty of Arts and Humanities Masters Scholarships is today - 31 March 5pm! Don't miss out as late applications will not be accepted.

  • 'No why with Faith’: Playwright Howard Barker’s Imagined Bible

    Come along to today's SIIBS research seminar where Prof. Stephen J Nicholson (University of Sheffield) will deliver his talk entitled: ' No why with Faith’: Playwright Howard Barker’s Imagined Bible.

  • SIIBS Outreach Day

    On Friday the 27th of January, PhD candidate Jo Henderson-Merrygold and Admissions tutor Minna Shkul organised an outreach day for nine sixth form students . Our undergraduate ambassadors, Hannah Coleman and Catherine Kennedy, put together a blog post about the event.

  • Research seminar delivered by our SIIBS student

    Today's research seminar will be delivered by our MA student, Marie Flanagan. Marie will deliver her talk entitled 'Exploring the Oft-Cited Gender Parallels in a New Context.'

  • Sheffield Gender History Discussion Group

    The Gender History Discussion Group, run by PhD student Aysha W. Musa and Religion Theology and the Bible student Catherine Kennedy, will take place on Wednesday, March 22 .

  • Showcase event: 11 March 2017

    Would like to know more about our Hidden Perspectives or The Gothic Bible projects activities? Or perhaps you are interested in The Shiloh Project: Rape Culture, Religion & the Bible?

    Come and see our display at the Arts & Humanities 2017 showcase event tomorrow, Saturday 11 March 2017.

  • International Women's Day

    The 8th March marks International Women's Day (IWD). SIIBS Professor Emerita J. Cheryl Exum is being celebrated as one of the University of Sheffield's Inspirational Women.

  • Special lecture by Dr. Mark Garcia

    SIIBS will be hosting a special lecture today, 14 March, at 5.30pm in the Diamond, Lecture Theatre 2.
    Dr Mark Garcia of Greystone Theological Institute will be delivering his talk entitled: 'A Matter of Safety and Life: The Levitical Woman, the Samaritan, and the Church in Christ'.