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Talks, Debates & Lectures taking place at Conway Hall

May 2015
£0.00 - £3.00

Conway Hall Ethical Society presents:

The Decline of the Honey Bee and the End of Human Kind?

Sunday 31st May @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Conway Hall,
25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
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Man and bee have lived together in harmony and symbiotic support for millenia. But recent years have seen dramatic declines in honey bee populations around the world. Luke Dixon will discuss man’s responsibilities in the husbandry of bees and the harvesting of honey.

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£20

The School of Life presents:

Itay Talgam on Inspiring Brilliance

Sunday 31st May @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Conway Hall,
25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom

Itay Talgam, in a rare visit to the UK, tells us what the great conductors can teach us about inspiring unpredictable brilliance in ourselves and others.

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June 2015
£5.00 - £10.00

British Humanist Association presents:

CFI UK Conference: Searching for Satan: Miscarriages of memory, fractured families and Satanic panics

Saturday 6th June @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Goldsmiths College,
New Cross, London, SE14 6NW United Kingdom
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Discover how the unreliability of memory has led to grave miscarriages of justice, including panics about Satanic abuse. Can memories really be ‘recovered’ by therapists? To what extent can we rely on the memories of witnesses in historic abuse cases? Some deeply disturbing cases will be investigated.

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£0.00 - £3.00

Conway Hall Ethical Society presents:

Cults and Brainwashing: The hidden – and not so hidden – epidemic

Sunday 7th June @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Conway Hall,
25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
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Alexandra Stein will discuss cults and brainwashing, focusing on the leadership, structure, ideologies and processes involved. These attributes are common to a variety of dangerous relationships, from one-on-one cults to extremist political groups. There is an urgent need to teach young people about these phenomena at all levels of education. This talk will include suggestions about creating a culture of awareness in order to prevent recruitment to these systems and to increase accountability of the abuses that occur within them.

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£5.00 - £15.00

Conway Hall Ethical Society presents:

How to be an Effective Altruist

Monday 8th June @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Conway Hall,
25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom

Peter Singer talks about how effective altruism is built upon the simple but profound idea that living a fully ethical life involves doing the “most good you can do.”

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£18.00

NOW Live Events presents:

Vanessa King – Making the Most of Your Strengths

Tuesday 9th June @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Conway Hall,
25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
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Vanessa King teaches on… Making the Most of Your Strengths. A self-development workshop in partnership with Psychologies Magazine (www.psychologies.co.uk)

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Free

The Central London Humanist Group presents:

Should Humanists eat animals?

Wednesday 10th June @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Conway Hall,
25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
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Phil Walder on the ethics of whether Humanists should eat animals?

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£0.00 - £3.00

Conway Hall Ethical Society presents:

Art versus Genocide – Armenian Survival

Sunday 14th June @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Conway Hall,
25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
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Nouritza Matossian, a writer of seminal biographies and daughter of genocide survivors, asks the question: why did it take a hundred years for the world to recognise the Armenian Genocide of 1915 by the Young Turks in the Ottoman Empire? A million and a half citizens were uprooted, tortured, killed, robbed of goods and lands. Most countries condemn ‘the first genocide of the 20th century’, yet England and the USA support Turkey in its denial.

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£0 - £15

Action for Happiness presents:

Compassion: the Key to Happiness

Monday 15th June @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Conway Hall,
25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
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Join Action for Happiness for an inspiring evening with Thupten Jinpa as he reveals how compassion can lead to more happiness, less stress, a sense of purpose, better health and a longer life.

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£3 - £5

Tony Kearney presents:

Finding You in a Very Big Universe

Tuesday 16th June @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Conway Hall,
25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom

You probably aren’t the centre of the Universe, but you might just have a piece of the centre of the Universe in you. With Tony Kearney

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