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For Good or For Ill: How Has Religion Shaped Society? Weekend Pass

Part of With God on Our Side… Religion and War

Take part in a weekend of talks and events exploring religion, spirituality, belief and the world. Our weekend pass for Belief and Beyond Belief: For Good or For Ill: How Has Religion Shaped Society? gives you access to talks, panels, and debates on the Saturday and Sunday of the festival.

On Saturday, speakers include Jasvir Singh, who advises the Labour Party and is Chairman, Legal and Media Relations Director for City Sikhs.

On Sunday, we continue with writers, faith and community leaders, academics and scientists from around the globe.

Dates & times

6 May 2017
Approximate run time: 2189 mins

where

Various

Pricing

£25
Booking fee: £1.75 (Members £0.00)

Concessions

50% off (limited availability)
Find out more about our Concessions policy
Talks & Topics
Global Culture & Ethnicity
11:30 am, 6 May 2017
Come along to this discussion on religion’s contribution to human progress
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Disability & Inclusivity
1:00 pm, 6 May 2017
Discuss whether we are all equal in the eyes of God in this panel discussion
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Global Culture & Ethnicity
1:00 pm, 6 May 2017
Discuss how we can unite to make positive change in society
Talks & Topics
Gender Politics & Equality
2:30 pm, 6 May 2017
Hear a range of speakers tackle all kinds of topics from Belief & Beyond Belief
Talks & Topics
Politics & History
2:30 pm, 6 May 2017
Find out how religion functions behind bars
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Gender Politics & Equality
4:00 pm, 6 May 2017
Meet the Muslim women breaking new ground, challenging perceptions around the role of women in Islam
Talks & Topics
Health & Wellbeing
1:30 pm, 7 May 2017
We discuss the intersections between clothing and religion
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Artists & Thinkers
1:30 pm, 7 May 2017
Take a tour through the history of Christianity in this conversation with experts
Talks & Topics
Politics & History
3:00 pm, 7 May 2017
Discuss whether the actions of some is affecting the belief of others in an illuminating discussion
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Children & Young people
3:00 pm, 7 May 2017
We hear from a range of faith leaders and educators about religion in the classroom
Talks & Topics
Gender Politics & Equality
4:30 pm, 7 May 2017
Meet the women of faith who are leading their communities and making the world a better place

before & after

Exterior view of YO! Sushi at the Southbank Centre
Delectable Japanese sushi, ramen and more to be grabbed from the conveyor belt
Exterior view of Wagamama, Southbank Centre
Inspired by canteen-style Japanese noodle bars, Wagamama delivers lively pan-Asian food