Monthly Archives: March 2015

UK Parliamentors in Manchester

Terry Biddington

Last week I was honoured to be asked to join an expert panel for a public discussion organised by the UK Parliamentors and hosted by Manchester University.

The theme was Religion on Trial and the panel comprised our local MEP, lecturers in politics and philosophy, a student leader and yours truly. The large international audience included a cross section of the general public – and was very vocal!

The UK Parliamentors operate in just a handful of selected universities whereby a group of students interested in religion and politics are mentored by a local MP, in our case John Leech MP.

I was struck by the quality of the discussion. Not the usual ‘religion bashing’ you might expect (although I did some of that myself, as it turned out!), but some very thoughtful nuanced debate from a broad range of perspectives all of which were keen to explore ideas around…

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Afghanistan Winter Crisis Fundraising Event, London



We would like to invite you to join us in an important event to remember, talk about and support the victims of recent winter avalanches and natural disasters in Afghanistan on 14 March 2015 at King’s College Waterloo Campus, London.

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Please get your tickes for the event. We greatly appreciate your support and will look forward to seeing you on the 14th of March, Saturday at 5pm.