Talks, Debates & Lectures taking place at Conway Hall
The sixth (!) The Story conference will be on Friday, February 19th, at Conway Hall in London. Last year you told us it was the best event yet, with brilliant speakers including Nelly Ben-Hayoun, James Bridle, Alexa Clay, Kati London, Gary Carter, Lucy Perman and Simon Munnery. This year we’re getting an even more eclectic, challenging and inspiring list of speakers together, so get your tickets now!Find out more »
This talk will look at how we challenge the Western canon of contemporary art, ensuring that UK institutions have dialogues around diversity and the representation of artists from across the world alongside British minority artists, whilst thinking about how we mediate these differences.Find out more »
Speaker Derek Bates will argue that we should be able to properly engage with our elected representatives using modern communication and internet technology, have a “live” influence on our futures and express our opinions – effectively crowd-sourcing innovative policy and direction.Find out more »
With budget cuts and the more-for-less culture, public and voluntary sector leaders and staff struggle to meet increasing demands on dwindling resources. This lecture presents practical approaches found to be effective in supporting leaders and staff alike.Find out more »
Is Obi Wan Kenobi a benign spirit guide or a radical preacher recruiting vulnerable teens to join a terrorist movement that blows up government Death Stars? And is Han Solo really a humanist?
These and other questions will be answered by our panel of experts, including: Anglican priest, Rev. Giles Fraser, Professor Francesca Stavrakopoulou and chief executive of the British Humanist Association and Sci Fi supremo, Andrew Copson.Find out more »