RELIGION BITES PODCAST (RB025 — SEASON 2, EPISODE 1)

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This is the first episode of season 2, which is on the general theme of religion, race, and coloniality. The episodes for this season are recordings from lectures that I presented at the University of Stirling in autumn 2018

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draft paper presented to a panel on the Religion and Worldviews Report, 2018, at the annual meeting of the British Association for the Study of Religion, 7 September 2020 (online conference, hosted by the Dept of Religious Studies, Open University)

First, I want to highlight the significance of the ‘Religion and Worldviews’ report (Commission on Religious Education 2018)⁠ — for what is a very timely and important intervention in the teaching of religion in English and Welsh schools. As the authors make note in the report, the social and cultural environment has changed very considerably since 1988, when the last major reform of RE happened. It is hard even to imagine ourselves back to that late-Thatcher and post-Scarman and Falklands world, and the immense changes that have happened across the UK in the decades since.

And as a note to…


(mostly open access links)

Decolonizing the Study of Religion. 2019

an open-access (no paywall) copy of this paper can be obtained here (the journal Open Library of Humanities is open access):

Race and Religion: Postcolonial Formations of Power and Whiteness. 2019

an open-access (no paywall) copy of this paper can be obtained here:

On deconstructing the deconstruction of the deconstruction of the category of religion. 2017.

  • Nye, M. (2017). ‘On deconstructing the deconstruction of the deconstruction of the category of religion (tl;dr: historicisation does not require reconstruction)’, Implicit Religion. …

RELIGION BITES PODCAST (RB024)

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This podcast is based on a blog article that I first wrote a couple of years ago, and was recorded at the end of 2018 (soon before I fell ill). Although in reflection on issues raised last year and in 2020, I would probably add more discussion to my reflections here. …


RELIGION BITES PODCAST (RB023)

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A text version of this episode, together with the links mentioned, can be found here. (The episode was recorded a while ago, when I was still teaching at the University of Glasgow — that explains why I talk about teaching a class, when of course at present such face to face teaching is not possible due to the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020!)

The paper I wrote on the idea of ‘religioning’:

Ian Cuthbertson’s paper on religionization has been published in the following book:

My open access syllabus…

Malory Nye

writer, prof: culture, religion, race, decolonisation & history. Religion Bites & History’s Ink podcasts. Univ of Glasgow.

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