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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

Conference: Christianity and LGBT+

Saturday 8 February 2020

Martin Hall

The LGBT+ and Allies Group of New College is pleased to celebrate LGBT+ History month by providing a one-day conference with a variety of speakers – LGBT+ and Allies, New College and outwith – to reflect on stances of LGBT advocacy within the Christian tradition.


9-9.30am – Welcome and coffee

9.30am – Prof Paul Middleton (University of Chester)
10.10am – Dr Anja Klein (University of Edinburgh)

10.50-11am – Coffee

11am – Rev Dr Harriet Harris (University of Edinburgh)
11am – Prof Heather Walton (University of Glasgow)
12noon-12.30pm – Trish Worster (University of Edinburgh)

12.30-1.30pm – Lunch

1.30-2pm – Dr Sarah Lane Ritchie (University of Edinburgh)
2-3pm – Dr Leah Robinson (Pfeiffer University)
3-3.15pm – Closing words


Free tickets are available through Eventbrite.

This project was supported by alumni and friends of the University of Edinburgh through the University’s Student Experience Grants scheme. Co-sponsored by the Centre for Theology and Public Issues (CTPI).


LGBT History Month

February is LGBT+ History Month. The University of Edinburgh network for LGBT+ colleagues and allies and PrideSoc, the University’s LGBTQ+ Society, have also organised a fantastic range of events to mark this month-long celebration of LGBT+ history and culture. All staff and students are invited. Find out more at:


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