Talks & debates

Shocking, revealing, exploratory but always stimulating, our talks and debates set brilliant minds free on big issues.

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7 Apr 2017

Urban
Talks & Topics
4:30 pm, 7 Apr 2017
Join us at our monthly series giving young creatives access to to leading artists.

8 Apr 2017

Talks & Topics
Business & Economics
11:30 am, 8 Apr 2017
Share your thoughts on whether religion and politics can exist separately in this talk
Talks & Topics
Artists & Thinkers
1:00 pm, 8 Apr 2017
Discover the prophets, preachers and religious thinkers who have radically reshaped society
Talks & Topics
Global Culture & Ethnicity
1:00 pm, 8 Apr 2017
Explore the link between the rise of nationalism and the desire for religious belief
Talks & Topics
Gender Politics & Equality
2:30 pm, 8 Apr 2017
Hear a range of speakers tackle the topic of women in religion
Talks & Topics
Global Culture & Ethnicity
2:30 pm, 8 Apr 2017
Debate the struggles of British Islam with our panel of experts
Talks & Topics
Global Culture & Ethnicity
4:00 pm, 8 Apr 2017
Novelist Elif Safak delivers a keynote address on the intersections of politics and faith
Talks & Topics
Religion & Beliefs
4:00 pm, 8 Apr 2017
Delve into the sacred text at the heart of Hinduism, the Bhagavat Gita

10 Apr 2017

Free

Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
6:30 pm, 10 Apr 2017
Hear a specially commissioned group of poets present new discoveries in expanded translation

29 Apr 2017

Classical music
Chamber & Recital
12:00 pm, 29 Apr 2017
Explore two masterworks from Steve Reich, which were inspired by human rituals
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
12:00 pm, 29 Apr 2017
Explore two masterworks from Steve Reich, which were inspired by human rituals

6 May 2017

Literature
Religion & Beliefs
11:30 am, 6 May 2017
A weekend of talks and debates on religion, spirituality, belief and the world
Literature
Religion & Beliefs
11:30 am, 6 May 2017 - 7 May 2017
A weekend of talks and events exploring religion, spirituality, belief and the world
Talks & Topics
Global Culture & Ethnicity
11:30 am, 6 May 2017
Come along to this discussion on religion’s contribution to human progress
Talks & Topics
Global Culture & Ethnicity
1:00 pm, 6 May 2017
Discuss how we can unite to make positive change in society
Talks & Topics
Disability & Inclusivity
1:00 pm, 6 May 2017
Discuss whether we are all equal in the eyes of God in this panel discussion
Talks & Topics
Gender Politics & Equality
2:30 pm, 6 May 2017
Hear a range of speakers tackle all kinds of topics from Belief & Beyond Belief
Talks & Topics
Politics & History
2:30 pm, 6 May 2017
Find out how religion functions behind bars
Talks & Topics
Business & Economics
4:00 pm, 6 May 2017
We look into how religion affects political life in one of the world’s most powerful countries

7 May 2017

Literature
Religion & Beliefs
12:00 pm, 7 May 2017
Join talks and debates on religion, spirituality, belief and the world
Literature
Religion & Beliefs
11:30 am, 6 May 2017 - 7 May 2017
A weekend of talks and events exploring religion, spirituality, belief and the world
Talks & Topics
Health & Wellbeing
1:30 pm, 7 May 2017
We discuss the intersections between clothing and religion
Talks & Topics
Artists & Thinkers
1:30 pm, 7 May 2017
Take a tour through the history of Christianity in this conversation with experts
Talks & Topics
Politics & History
3:00 pm, 7 May 2017
Discuss whether the actions of some is affecting the belief of others in an illuminating discussion
Talks & Topics
Children & Young people
3:00 pm, 7 May 2017
We hear from a range of faith leaders and educators about religion in the classroom