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Discover Religions and Theology Day - 23 November 2010

The Discover Religions and Theology Day enabled students to explore and experience the study of Religions and Theology at The University of Manchester.

The day consisted of an overview of the wide range of courses available, a careers presentation on opportunities following graduation, a mini-lecture by an active academic from the department, a tour of the facilities, and a choice of workshops from across a variety of topics in Religions and Theology.

In addition, there were plenty of opportunities to ask current staff and students about studying at Manchester and life after graduation. This day provided a real understanding of what it is like to study Religions and Theology here.


9.45am Arrival, registration and refreshments
9.55am Welcome and introduction
10am Overview of Religions and Theology courses
10.15am Careers prospects talk
10.45am Break and workshop sign-up
11am Lecture: The Darwin Wars: Religion and the Theory of Evolution
Dr Daniel Langton
11.30am Campus and departmental tour with current undergraduate students
12.15pm Lunch
1pm Choice of workshops:
a) Tolerance and Intolerance in Society
b) The Role of Religion and Faith in Peace-Building
2.25pm Question-and-answer sessions with Religions and Theology staff and students
2.45pm Evaluation and close

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