Centre members are engaged in research in many areas of law and religion.
Over the years, the Centre has been particularly fortunate to have received financial support from a great many bodies, including the Ecclesiastical Law Society, Arts and Humanities Research Council, Nuffield Foundation, Church of England, Church in Wales, Isla Johnston Trust, Christendom Trust, Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cardiff, and Welsh Parliament.
Centre Membership of Editorial Boards
Centre Fellows are also on several editorial boards. For example:
- Norman Doe is Series Editor of the Routledge book series in Law and Religion
- Russell Sandberg is an Editor of the International Consortium for Law and Religion Studies (ICLARS) series Law and Religion (also published by Routledge)
- Norman Doe is Editor-in-Chief of the book series Brill Research Perspectives in Law and Religion
- Fellows Frank Cranmer and David Pocklington maintain the well-known blog Law and Religion UK
Doctoral research is currently being carried out by Centre Fellows:
- Charlotte Wright – the regulation of music in the Church of England
- Mark Emerton – the courts and tribunals of the Church of England
- Rebecca Riedel – the Prevent Strategy, radicalisation, and religion
- Stephen Coleman – the legal history of patronage in the Church of England
- Dimitrios (Aetios) Nikiforos – the principle of economy in Orthodox Canon Law
Past doctoral students have been Noel Dias (canon law and international fair trial standards), Paul Colton (the sources of law of the Church of Ireland), Eithne D’Auria (the use of experts in Roman Catholic canon law), Russell Sandberg (law, religion and sociology), and Helen Hall (clergy and civil liability).