Posts belonging to Category Past Meetings

Has Market Capitalism Delivered?

 
Date:    Monday 16th July 2018, 7.30pm
Venue: the back room of the Tiger Inn, Lairgate, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 8JG
May 2018 saw the bicentennial of the birth of the influential thinker Karl Marx whose books, including “Das Kapital”, have influenced the intellectual, economic and political history of the world since they were written in the […]

Monday 18th June 2018 Meeting Cancelled

The June 2018 meeting was cancelled because of the England World Cup matched being played at the same time.

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 […]