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Religious Studies: insight4me Religious Studies – Religion, Gender & Sexuality With Dr Tim Hutchings From University of Nottingham

3rd May 2022 @ 13:00 - 13:45



insight4me is a series of subject specific webinars for Year 12 & 13 students, and equivalent. The sessions directly support students’ current studies by giving an insight into particular curriculum areas whilst affording an understanding of how these subjects continue beyond A-levels, T-levels, IB, BTEC and equivalent qualifications, and how they vary between universities.

In this session we are joined by Dr Tim Hutchings, Assistant Professor of Religious Ethics in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at University of Nottingham.

Tim will explore the following questions:

  • What are gender and sexuality, and what have they got to do with religion?
  • Is religion anti-feminist, or hostile to LGBT+ identity?

This mini-talk will introduce some of the ways in which a theology and religious studies degree can help you to explore the study of gender and sexuality, using a range of examples from the ancient and contemporary world.

Lecturer Profile (Please Click): Dr Tim Hutchings



Our events are designed so that a group of students can take part from a classroom or students and teachers can take part as individuals, either from school or from home. This means that sessions will continue irrespective of possible school closures.

As a live, participative event, this session will not be recorded but slides and other resources will be shared after the event, where available.


Suitable for: Year 12 & 13 students (and equivalent) studying, or with a possible interest in studying, Religious Studies and related disciplines. Student groups, and individual students and teachers are very welcome to join us.

Preparation/Pre-Reading: Students may wish to consider the topic and discuss some of the key elements in advance. Students can also think about questions they have about studying Religious Studies at university level.

The IT Setup: The event will be run on Bluejeans (similar to Zoom) and participants will be able to join using laptops, tablets, and mobile devices. If you are joining as a school group, we recommend connecting with one device and projecting on to a whiteboard. You will be able to interact with the university via a microphone and/or typed comments and questions. Full details will be sent to those who have registered (see below) prior to the event.

Booking a Place: This is free for schools and colleges. If you would like to take part in this event, please register your interest using the link to the registration form below:



3rd May 2022
13:00 - 13:45
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