To mark the publication of the report “Public Faith and Finance: Faith responses to the financial crisis”, a policy roundtable discussion was held on 14 July with the APPG on Faith and Society, chaired by the Rt Hon Stephen Timms MP, with a response from Steve Double MP.
The Faith and Finance Fair, hosted by the University of Bristol, Public Spirit and FaithAction will bring together faith-based and community organisations, researchers and others to share information that can help boost social action and shape local delivery. 11 July 2016, Woburn House Conference Centre, London, WC1H 9HQ
The Counter-Extremism Strategy Discussion Tuesday, 22 March, 3.00-4.30, Jubilee Room, House of Commons What are the responses and concerns of faith groups to the Counter-Extremism strategy and should people of faith be more concerned? FaithAction and the All-Party Parliamentary Faith and Society Group invite you to a discussion on the Counter-Extremism Strategy. Speakers include: Liam Byrne, MP – ‘The conveyor belt versus the fork in the road: towards a new theory on radicalisation’ Fiona … Continued
Together with the All-Party Parliamentary Interfaith Group, we invite you to a discussion on the Commission on Religion and Belief in British Public Life which will take place on: Monday 7 March at 4 p.m. in Committee Room 2a in the House of Lords. The Commission was convened in 2013 by the Woolf Institute, and was chaired by Baroness Butler-Sloss. It considered the place and role of religion and belief in contemporary … Continued
Call for Evidence: What role do faith organisations play in creating ethical financial services and reducing debt?
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A conference to build understanding of financial exclusion, reflect theologically and explore a variety of projects and efforts to build financial inclusion in local communities…
A Research Assistant position is available in the Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship, in the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies, at the University of Bristol, to join a research team working on the project ‘Public Faith and Finance, funded by the Barrow Cadbury Trust, led by Dr Therese O’Toole and Dr Stephen Jones.
28 January 2015, Goldsmiths, University of London, RHB 137, 5:30-7pm.
“Diversity – what kind of unity is appropriate nationally and internationally? How can diversity become a strength?”
On September 23rd 2014, the University of Bristol hosted the event Inspiring Muslim Women, featuring reflections by three inspirational and pioneering women who have made major contributions to British public life: Baroness Sayeeda Warsi (House of Lords and former govt minister), Sughra Ahmed (President of the Islamic Society of Britain) and Fahma Mohamed (FGM activist and trustee of Integrate Bristol).