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Speech, script and social media: How communication technology has changed religion

This event was part of the British Academy's season on Revolutions.

Join our panel as they discuss whether developments in communication technology – from the invention of the printing press to the rise of social media – are catalysts for religious change.

Speakers:
Rabiha Hannan - Co-founder of New Horizons in British Islam
Rev Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch FBA - Professor of the History of the Church, University of Oxford; Fellow, St Cross College, Oxford
Dr John Maiden - Lecturer in Religious Studies, The Open University
Professor Jolyon Mitchell - Professor of Communications, Arts and Religion, University of Edinburgh

Chair:
Tracey Byrne - Chief Executive, OneBodyOneFaith

Organised in partnership with the St Philip's Centre and Leicester Cathedral