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World Congress of Faiths: Annual Conference 2017

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8 Lewisham Way

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FAMILIARITY AND ALIENATION: interfaith encounter under a different spotlight

Thursday 7 September 2017, 9.30am to 4.30pm

Goldsmiths University of London, UK

A cross-disciplinary conference exploring the difficult questions and seeking fresh answers

It is no longer unusual for different faiths to find common purpose, and to enjoy dialogue. But what are the difficult questions in such encounters in the light of the human tendency to create insider and outsider groups? What is the relevance for current life and integration policy? This cross-disciplinary day conference promises new perspectives for interfaith relations.

Morning theme: Facets of alienation

Dr Keon West, Lecturer in Psychology, Goldsmiths University of London

Dr Chetna Kang, Consultant Psychiatrist, Broadcaster and Vaisnava Priest

Canon Dr Sarah Snyder, Director of Reconciliation for the Archbishop of Canterbury

Afternoon theme: Interfaith practice meeting the challenges

Dr Peter Kevern, Associate Professor in Values in Care, Staffordshire University

Jenny Kartupelis, World Congress of Faiths

Dr Sughra Ahmed, Yale Greenberg World Fellow

Dilwar Hussain, New Horizons in British Islam; Coventry University

Conference fee including buffet lunch

  • Full cost: £60.00

  • Concessionary cost for members of WCF and full time students: £40.00

  • A limited number of free student places are available on request (you will need to contact us via jenny@worldfaiths.org or Telephone 01223 781781 to apply)

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