talks & debates
talks & debates

What Happens Next?

Part of Belief and Beyond Belief

Get ready to debate what happens when we die.

Whether you believe you’re going to heaven, hell, or being reincarnated as a beetle, we’ve all wondered what happens next. Do our actions in this life echo in the hereafter? Are we on a karmic journey towards enlightenment? Or do we only get one life?

A panel of secular and religious experts debate what happens when we die.

The panel includes Sutapa Das, author and resident monk at the International Society for Krishna Consciousness UK headquarters, Bhaktivedanta Manor; the Tibetan lama Lelung Rinpoche, who founded the Lelung Dharma Trust; Canon Rosie Harper, Vicar of Great Missenden and Chaplain to the Bishop of Buckingham; and Dr Devorah Baum, Lecturer in English Literature and Critical Theory at the University of Southampton, and author of the books Feeling Jewish and The Jewish Joke.

Dates & times

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Royal Festival Hall
The Clore Ballroom, Level 2


Included in Pass
£15, £25

need to know

This event is included in both the Saturday and Weekend Passes, and is part of How Do We Live with Death? Weekend.

BSL Interpretation
This talk is British Sign Language-interpreted.

Speech-to-Text Transcription
This talk is Speech-to-Text-transcribed.

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