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Deliberation, Democracy and Experts 

Date:       Monday 16th January 2017, 7.30pm
Venue:    the back room of the Tiger Inn, Lairgate, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 8JG
Our speaker for the January meeting was Professor James Connelly from the School of Law and Politics at the University of Hull. This talk considered the issue, in a representative democracy, of the relationship between deliberation, experts and expertise. Professor Connelly discussed the role of […]

HERHG Christmas Meal 

The HERHG Christmas Meal took place on Monday 19th December 2016 at the Tiger Inn, Lairgate, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 8JG

Critical Rationalism: The Humanism of Karl Popper

Date:       Monday 21st November 2016, 7.30pm
Venue:    the back room of the Tiger Inn, Lairgate, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 8JG
Sir Karl Popper (1902-1994) was arguably the greatest British Humanist of the twentieth century whose influential books include “The Open Society and Its Enemies” and “The Logic of Scientific Discovery”. He was a member of the British Humanist Association and […]

“Unitarianism – What’s that?”

Date:       Monday 17th October 2016, 7.30pm
Venue:    the back room of the Tiger Inn, Lairgate, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 8JG
The guest speaker for our October meeting was Dr Ralph Catts, the pastor at the Hull Unitarian Church, who talked about Unitarianism and its similarities and differences to Humanism.

“Humanism and Feminism”

Date:       Monday 19th September 2016, 7.30pm
Venue:    the back room of the Tiger Inn, Lairgate, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 8JG
Our September meeting was a discussion of Humanism and Feminism. This is the same title as the 2015 Bentham Lecture by Professor Rae Langton.
Speakers were Michael J Fox (not that one) and  HERHG committee member Becky Lavelle.