Sophie Gilliat-Ray

 

 


 

Professor in Religious and Theological Studies, Director for the Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK (Islam-UK).

Education and Qualifications:

1994 Ph.D. in Religious Studies, University of Wales, Lampeter

1992 M.A. in Interfaith Studies, University of Wales, Lampeter (with Distinction)

1991 B.A. (Joint Hons) Theology & Religious Studies, University of Wales, Lampeter, (First Class)

Career Overview:

2010 – present, Cardiff University, Reader in Religious & Theological Studies

2007 – 2010, Cardiff University, Senior Lecturer in Religious & Theological Studies

2005 – present, Cardiff University, Director, Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK

2004 – 2007, Cardiff University, Lecturer in Religious & Theological Studies

1999 – 2004, Cardiff University, School of Religious and Theological Studies, Cardiff Research Fellow

1998 – University of Exeter, Research Fellow in Sociology

1994 – 1997, University of Warwick, Research Fellow, Department of Sociology and part-time tutor, Institute of Education

More info: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/share/contactsandpeople/academicstaff/F-J/gilli...




Customize your search:

E.g., 2017-06-12
E.g., 2017-06-12
E.g., 2017-06-12
Feb 20th 2017

Develop your understanding of Muslims and their faith through an exploration of communities in Britain. Islam is the second largest religion in the world today and dominates much of the current geopolitical discourse. People are increasingly bombarded by dramatic and at times disturbing headlines. Yet general knowledge of Muslims and their faith can be poor. There is consequently a need for a balanced and well-informed understanding of the current debates around this internationally significant topic.

Average: 3.7 (3 votes)