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School of Divinity: Equality and Diversity

School of Divinity: Equality and Diversity

News and events supporting and promoting equality, diversity and respect at the School of Divinity, New College, University of Edinburgh

Month: May 2019

As part of the School’s commitment to Athena SWAN, every annual staff awayday includes a session on equality and diversity. On Monday 27 May, this took the form of a presentation and workshop on bullying and harassment, underlining the University’s Dignity and Respect Policy. What constitutes harassment? External speaker Richard Boardman said that ‘harassment’ is defined […]

There is a workshop on ‘Heritage and interreligious coexistence in the city’ taking place at IASH 9.30am-4.30pm this Friday, 17 May 2019. Several colleagues are speaking in what looks like will be a stimulating event. There is no charge but you will need to sign up here:

International Conference, 12 – 13 September 2019 University of Edinburgh and Staff Pride Network at the University of Edinburgh Call for Abstracts Abstracts are invited for a conference: ’50 Years After Stonewall.’ 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots – one of the turning points in LGBT+ history and a milestone in the […]

The May bring-your-own (BYO) Lunch will take place on 29 May 2019 (12.30-1.30pm) in the Sanctuary in New College. This event is a space for LGBT+ and Allies in the School of Divinity to come together and explore experiences of studying and working in the School. Conversation will run along Chatham House Rules. There is […]

Any UKRI GCRF or Newton Fund calls announced after 1 April 2019 will now require applicants to submit a Gender Equality Statement as part of their proposal. This is to ensure all projects are compliant with the International Development (Gender Equality) Act 2014. More information can be found of UKRI’s website. The RSO is actively working to […]


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