Interfaith Conferences
Tuesday, 06 November 2007

Interfaith Conferences


Conference - Respect for Diversity
Thursday 11th Oct 2007, 18.30 – 21.00 Interfaith Seminar

• What is Respect for Diversity?
Faith leaders to explore this vast and multi-dimensional subject (diversity in religion, culture, social values, food, dress etc) in the context of human globalization of our world and to assist in developing a new consciousness and a new mindset.

• Who is this seminar aimed for?
For all communities, people of faith or none, to explore, to commit to enhancing the Harmonious Communities agenda and develop Community Cohesion.

ChairInderjit Bhogal - Director, Yorkshire and Humber Faith Forum
SpeakerDr Brian Walker - Religions For Peace
Speaker - BuddhistDavid Midgley - Teacher, Jamyang Buddhist Centre
Speaker - ChristianBishop James Bell - Bishop of Knaresborough
Speaker - HinduKiran Bali - Interfaith Speaker
Speaker - JewishPhil Margolis - Director, Israel Information Centre (North England)
Speaker - MuslimAkram Khan Cheema - OBE
Speaker - SikhBhai Sahib Mohinder Singh - Chairman GNNSJ

Conference - The Civic Gospel
Friday 12th Oct 2007, 13.30 – 16.00 Interfaith Seminar

• What is Civic Gospel?
A conference to explore values of shared responsibility between the Civic leaders, (policy makers, local/ regional visionaries and think-tanks) and citizens of Leeds to create a clear understanding of Rights and Responsibilities of all involved. Share the aims of the 8 UN millennium Goals, their implementation at grass-root level and plans for growth to regional, national, international and global level.

• Who is this seminar aimed for?
For all Civic Leaders and citizens of Yorkshire and Humber:
To develop sustainable policies, understand the need for shared responsibility in order to become good citizens and create an atmosphere of positive action to eradicate global woes – poverty, global warming, extremism etc.

ChairMrs Kuldip K Bharj
Speaker 1Paul Rogerson - CEO Leeds City Council
Speaker 3Prof. Simon Lee - Vice Chancellor, Leeds Met
Speaker 4Carole Hassan - Chair Local Govermment Yorkshire & Humber
Speaker 6Chris Edwards - Chief Executive, Education Leeds

There will be a plenary session of half hour at the end of each conference to allow questions from the floor

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 18 December 2007 )