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In 2014, Thinking on Sunday was launched as a new series of events. These interesting and stimulating sessions have a talk or presentation followed by Q&A, debate and discussion. The speakers are experts in their field, and/or have a passion for subject. Especially popular with our ethical society members, Thinking on Sunday is open to the public and promises to motivate and nourish the mind!

March 2017
£2 - £3

Conway Hall Ethical Society presents:

One Nation, Under Trump?

Sunday 5th March @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday 5th March @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
American Flag in front of The White House in Washington D.C. Background out of focus. Photomontage.

Professor Sarah Churchwell, America-born and educated offers some thoughts on Trumps administration, reflecting on some of the issues arising from such unprecedented and disturbing times.

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£2 - £3

Conway Hall Ethical Society presents:

How Should the West Handle North Korea? 

Sunday 12th March @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday 12th March @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
Map of North Korea. Selective Focus.

North Korea is probably the most isolated country on the planet. So what’s it really like there? Leader Kim Jong Un has recently successfully tested nuclear weapons and made clear he is very willing to use them if the United States does not back away from his interests on the Korean peninsular. At the same time, new US President Trump has not sounded terribly diplomatic. So how should the West handle North Korea?

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£3 - £2

Conway Hall Ethical Society presents:

East West Street: Genocide in WWII

Sunday 19th March @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday 19th March @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
East West Street

A uniquely personal exploration from Philippe Sands QC, of the origin of ‘crimes against humanity’ in international law, centring on the Nuremberg trials of 1945-49.

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April 2017
£3 - £2

Conway Hall Ethical Society presents:

Mensheviks and Bolsheviks 1917 – 1923

Sunday 2nd April @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday 2nd April @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
Fist with seals in stencil look over aged paper, with ribbon .

Why did the Russian revolution turn out the way it did? How did Russian revolutionaries themselves perceive their revolution? What were the alternative visions of revolution, socialism and the future of the Russian empire propounded in 1917? This talk focuses on the Menshevik wing of Russian social-democracy – the losing faction in 1917 – and explores how their preconceived schemas of revolution locked them into a political course which proved disastrous.

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May 2017
£2 - £3

Conway Hall Ethical Society presents:

Morality as Cooperation: How Evolution Explains Ethics

Sunday 14th May @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday 14th May @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
A sign that says "Doing The Right Thing."

What is morality and where does it come from? With Dr Oliver Scott Curry.

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