Lectures, Debates, Forums

The Boyle Lecture
Monday 18 February 2019 at St Mary-le-Bow
‘Science, Religion and Ethics’

Lecturer: The Revd Professor Michael J. Reiss
(University College London)

Responder: Emeritus Professor Janet Soskice
(University of Cambridge)

 

 admission free – seating limited and unreserved – please arrive early

JustShare Forum
Wednesday 20 February 2019 at St Mary-le-Bow
‘Aid and Development Post-Brexit’

How will Brexit impact UK aid and development? What does Brexit mean in terms of aid? Will the EU development policy change after Brexit? Will the global poor suffer as a result of Brexit?

Join us as our panel discuss these questions and more,
followed by Q&A and refreshments. 

Speakers:
Kirsty Leigh Director of International Development, Save the Children
Dr Sophia Price Head of Politics and International Relations at Leeds Beckett University  

Chair:
Richard Burge former Executive Chair, Commonwealth Enterprise & Investment Council

 admission free – please register to attend

The Bank Churches’ Lent Lecture
Monday 11 March 2019
at St Margaret’s Church, Lothbury EC2R 7HH
‘The Irreplaceable Human Being – Bonhoeffer in Lent’
given by the Rt Revd Martin Lind
Bishop of the Lutheran Church in Great Britain

17:45 Refreshments | 18:15 Lecture

The Bank Churches are a coalition of Anglican parishes within the Square Mile

 admission free – please register to attend

A Forum presented by
JustShare, ECCR (Ecumenical Council for Corporate
Responsibility) and London Churches Social Action

Wednesday 10 April 2019 at St Mary-le-Bow
‘Tax and the Common Good’

How much tax should individuals and corporations pay? How can we ensure
that the tax system is fair, efficient, and transparent? What does the Christian tradition say about the Common Good, and what can be expected from
individuals and businesses?   

Speakers include:
Fr Simon Cuff, Tutor and Lecturer in Theology, St Mellitus College
David Haslam, retired Methodist Minister, Chair of the recently-launched ‘Church Action on Tax Justice’
Anne Fairpo, Temple Tax Chambers, Past President of the Chartered Institute of Taxation  

Join us as our expert panel discuss these questions and more,
followed by Q&A and refreshments.

 admission free – please register to attend