St Matthias Lecture 2017 - Justice: our hope in a divided world

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Date: 10 October 2017
Venue: Bristol Cathedral, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TJ
Time: Arrival from 18:30

Justice: our hope in a divided world

UWE Bristol will welcome Professor Mona Siddiqui to give the St Matthias Lecture 2017 on Tuesday 10 October at 19:00 in Bristol Cathedral.

This year, the Lecture takes place in partnership with Bristol Cathedral, UWE Bristol's ceremonial home, and the Journey to Justice exhibition and programme taking place in the city.

Professor Siddiqui's may be a familiar voice from BBC Radio 4's Thought for the Day or The Moral Maze. She is Professor of Islamic and Interreligious Studies at Edinburgh University where she is also Assistant Principal for Religion and Society and Dean International for the Middle-East. Her research areas are primarily in the field of Islamic jurisprudence and ethics and Christian-Muslim relations.

It will be a great honour to welcome such an inspirational female Muslim speaker to the city of Bristol.

Read a brief history of St Matthias Campus. The St Matthias Lecture is the lasting legacy of the relationship between St Matthias College and UWE Bristol and brings together the subjects of faith and education in a way that continues to have meaning for the present University community.


  • 18:30 - Registration opens
  • 19:00 - Lecture and 'question and answer'
  • 20:00 - Networking reception

Registration details

The event is free to attend and is open to members of the public as well as students and staff, however pre-registration is required. Register here.


If you are planning to attend this event and have any access requirements or would like details on venue accessibility, please email the Events Team at or contact us on the number below. UWE Bristol aims to ensure, as much as possible, that all our public events are fully accessible. Early notice of access requirements is much appreciated.

Cost: Free
Telephone: +44 (0)117 32 82334

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