Jolyon Mitchell

Jolyon Mitchell is Professor of Communications, Arts and Religion; Acting Director of the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH); and Director of the Centre for Theology and Public Issues (CTPI) at the University of Edinburgh. He is also President of the UK's National Association for Theology and Religious Studies (TRS UK). Mitchell worked as a producer and journalist for BBC World Service and BBC Radio 4 before he was appointed to the University of Edinburgh. His most recent book is: Promoting Peace, Inciting Violence: The Role of Religion and Media (Routledge, 2012).


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"The weighty task of wrenching terrorism and martyrdom apart and policing the divide between them takes place on a daily basis in news commentary and water cooler conversation."...

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Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

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