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Paper descriptions

Paper descriptions overview

Below are the papers for 2016/17. The papers on offer may vary from year to year, depending on the availability of staff to teach them. By varying the content of the programme you will have the opportunity to studying new and interesting papers, taught by leading researchers in their field. 

Brief paper descriptions

Below, and from the menu on the left, you will find a brief introduction to each paper, divided into years (called Parts).

Detailed paper descriptions for 2016-2017

For a more in-depth look at each paper, please see the detailed paper descriptions:

Prescribed topics and set texts

Many of the set texts are available electronically in the Faculty's VLE, CamTools (login required), along with reading lists, lecture notes, and other course information.

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Festival of Ideas

Sep 29, 2016

Booking now open.

Faculty of Divinity Moodle

Sep 26, 2016

Moodle has now replaced CamTools in the Faculty of Divinity.

Dr Jesse Zink Awarded Audrey Richards Prize

Sep 23, 2016

The Rev Dr Jesse Zink has been awarded the Audrey Richards Prize by the African Studies Association of the UK for his dissertation, “Christianity and Catastrophe: Sudan’s Civil Wars and Religious Change among the Dinka.” The prize recognizes the best doctoral dissertation in African studies examined in the UK in 2014 or 2015.

LibrarySearch will be switched off - save items and lists

Sep 16, 2016

On 28 September 2016, iDiscover - the new resource discovery system - will replace LibrarySearch. Please export saved items or lists from My Discoveries before the switch off of LibrarySearch.

Divinity Library changes to borrowing for non-current members of the University/external researchers

Sep 06, 2016

Since 1 September 2016, the policy for borrowing for non-current members of the University/external researchers has changed: unless you have a blue University card you will not be able to borrow from Divinity Library any more.

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