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Inter Faith Week 2017 Event

Inter Faith Week 2017
Date:
13 - 19 November 2017
Venue:
Various sites across Southampton (please see individual event details for locations)

For more information regarding this event, please email The Parkes Institute at parkes@soton.ac.uk .

Event details

Inter-Faith Week is an annual event hosted by the University of Southampton and Solent University. A celebration of diversity and understanding it brings together students and staff, faith societies, the chaplaincy, the Parkes Institute for Jewish/non-Jewish relations, and city-wide organisations. This year’s programme runs from 13th-19th November. All are welcome. Full details on the events are below.

Monday 13 November

'Jews, Christians and Muslims. What do they think about each other?'

18:00 - 19:00 - Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus
Speakers: Professor Tony Kushner
Organised by the Parkes Institute for the Study of Jewish/non-Jewish Relations, University of Southampton.

 

Wednesday 15 November

Interfaith Service

13:10 - 14:00 - University Faith and Reflection Centre, Highfield Campus
Interfaith Service - all welcome.

 

Information Session about City Sanctuary

14:00 - 15:00 - University Faith and Reflection Centre, Highfield Campus

 

Thursday 16 November

Wilberforce Dialogue: 'Doubting Dawkins' Can the Scientific claims for atheism be believed?

17:30 - 20:00 - Palmerston Theatre, Spark Building, Southampton Solent University
Speakers: Professor Keith Ward, Professor of the Philosophy of Religion at Roehampton University
                Martin Buckley, Senior Lecturer in Journalism at Southampton Solent University
Refreshments available.

 

Saturday 18 November

United Flags of Inspiration - Celebrating Unity via Art

14:00 - 16:00 - University Faith and Reflection Centre, Highfield Campus
With Dr. Gil Dekel, University of Southampton.

 

Sunday 19 November

Peace Walk

12:15 - 17:00 - The Queen's Peace Fountain, East Park, Southampton
Organised by Southampton Council of Faiths.

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