Dear Social Sciences Students, 

We invite you to a lecture by Prof. Julian Stern (Bishop Grosseteste University, UK) on Care and Curiosity as Personal and Professional Ethics.  The lecture will take place on the 10th of November (Thursday) at 1.30 pm (room 247). 

 Julian Stern is Professor of Education and Religion at Bishop Grosseteste University, President of the ISRS: the International Society for Research on Solitude, General Secretary of ISREV: the International Seminar on Religious Education and Values (@ISREV1978 #ISREV), and Editor of the British Journal of Religious Education.  He was a school teacher for fourteen years, and has worked in universities for thirty years, for four years of which, he was doing both.  Julian is widely published, with seventeen books (plus five second or subsequent editions), contributions to twenty-two other books, and over thirty peer-reviewed articles.  Books include The Bloomsbury Handbook of Solitude, Silence and Loneliness (edited with Christopher A Sink, Małgorzata Wałejko and Wong Ping Ho, 2022), Mastering Primary Religious Education (with Maria James, 2019), A Philosophy of Schooling: Care and Curiosity in Community (2018, @2018Care), Teaching Religious Education: Researchers in the Classroom: Second Edition (2018), Can I Tell You About Loneliness (2017), Virtuous Educational Research: Conversations on Ethical Practice (2016), Loneliness and Solitude in Schools: How to Value Individuality and Create an Enstatic School (2014), The Spirit of the School (2009), Schools and Religions: Imagining the Real (2007), and Involving Parents (2003).  He can be contacted by phone on 07422 688964, by email on, and at Amazon on