Posts belonging to Category Past Meetings

Fake News and Post-Truth

Date:       Monday 17th April 2017, 7.30pm 
Venue:    the back room of the Tiger Inn, Lairgate, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 8JG

In the final war of the Roman Republic Octavian used a campaign of disinformation to aid his victory over Marc Anthony, later changing his name to Augustus and dispatching a flattering and youthful image of himself throughout the Empire, […]

Religious Education in Schools

Date:       Monday 20th March 2017, 7.30pm 
Venue:    the back room of the Tiger Inn, Lairgate, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 8JG
What place does Religious Education have in UK schools in the 21st century? Should children be taught about non-religious world views such as Humanism as part of Religious Education? Our speaker for our March meeting was David Horsley who was for many […]

Books I would Recommend…

Date:       Monday 20th February 2017, 7.30pm
Venue:    the back room of the Tiger Inn, Lairgate, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 8JG
Our February 2017 meeting was an open discussion of books related to Humanism. This is a list of the books discussed:
The Human Touch by Michael Frayn
What is Humanism? How do you live without a god? And Other Big Questions for Kids […]

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