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AGM and Soap Box Meeting

 
 
 
 
 
 
Date:     Monday 21st May 2018, 7.30pm
Venue:  the back room of the Tiger Inn, Lairgate, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 8JG
Our May 2018 meeting began with a brief AGM to elect the executive committee for the next year and was followed by our usual soap box discussion where attendees raised issues relating to Humanism.

What value, if any, is there in retaining the monarchy?

Date:        Monday 16th April 2018, 7.30pm
Venue:    the back room of the Tiger Inn, Lairgate, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 8JG
Our speaker for our April meeting was HERHG committee member Dr Lisa Whitehouse who made the case for the abolition of the monarchy:
“In light of the ‘Paradise Papers’ and the upcoming Royal wedding […]

Beyond surviving to thriving? Compassion, human rights and public mental health

 
Date:        Monday 19th March 2018, 7.30pm
Venue:    the back room of the Tiger Inn, Lairgate, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 8JG
Our speaker for our March 2018 meeting was  Dr Phil Bielby of the University of Hull School of Law and Politics. Phil had provided the following overview of his talk:
In this talk, I […]

Modern Slavery

 
Date:        Monday 19th February 2018, 7.30pm
Venue:    the back room of the Tiger Inn, Lairgate, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 8JG
Our speaker for our February 2018 meeting was Andrew Smith who as well as being the founder and CEO of the Hull Homeless Community Project sits on the board of the Humber Modern Slavery Partnership. Andrew spoke on the subject of […]

“What is Democracy for?”

Date:  Monday 15th January 2018, 7.30pm
Venue:  the back room of the Tiger Inn, Lairgate, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 8JG
The idea of the liberal democracy lies at the heart of the Humanist conception of the good society yet it is an idea that seems to be under attack from many directions. In place of the previously […]