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Woolf Institute at the Festival of Ideas 2013

24 October 2013

credit to University of Cambridge

The Woolf Institute is delighted to announce its contribution to the 2013 Festival of Ideas: "From the margins to the mainstream - religions and beliefs in narratives of Britishness".

In this panel event Professor Lord Harries of Pentregarth (former Bishop of Oxford), Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg (New North London Synagogue) and Professor Maleiha Malik (Kings College London) will explore how religious beliefs are currently represented in ideas of Britain and Britishness, this discussion will explore how a more inclusive narrative might be a catalyst for greatercross community social action towards the common public good.

2013 marks the Sixth Anniversary of the Festival of Ideas, a University of Cambridge public engagement initiative that celebrates the arts, humanities and social sciences by showcasing a diverse mix of inspirational talks, performances, films, exhibitions and other creative displays.

For more information on the Festival please see here.

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