Hugo Shakeshaft, a PhD student in Classics and member of Talking Religion, writes about his latest trip to Thailand and what encounters with the image of the Buddha might tell us about perceptions of this most important of figures.
Philippa Adrych gives us an overview of the 7th June colloquium, Talking Religion: discussing religious materiality hosted by TORCH and the Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, Oxford, that was a celebration of our latest publication, Images of Mithra.
Stefanie Lenk, a co-founder of Talking Religion, and Sylvia Alvares-Correa, one of the participants, discuss the proceedings of the research group’s third workshop hosted by the Ashmolean museum that focused on what a religious object is.
Philippa Adrych, a co-founder of Talking Religion, discusses the proceedings of the research group’s second workshop focusing on comparative techniques for the study of religion through material culture.
Rachel Wood recounts the discussions held at a workshop on Artefact Imaging: Aims, Methods, and Access, 23rd May 2017, at Wolfson College, Oxford, organised by Kathryn Kelley and Rachel Wood, and funded by the Digital Research Cluster at Wolfson College.