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“Well-being and well-doing: a History of Humanism in the UK” with Madeleine Goodall

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Event: Tuesday 1 June 2021  7.30pm online talk - for Zoom link contact info@nyhg.org.uk In celebration of Humanists UK’s 125th anniversary, this talk explores the long history and significant influence of humanism in the UK, with a specific focus on …

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She-Energy: Women as creators

Online

Our launch event brings together a dazzling array of international musicians, writers and poets to celebrate the energy and empathy of women's creativity. The centre-piece is a specially commissioned performance by acclaimed violinist and composer Anna Phoebe, signifying a symbol …

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She-Energy: Women as Creators

online

Monday 7 June 2021, 6.30pm to 8.15pm Location:Online Admission:Free admission, booking require https://yorkfestivalofideas.com/2021/calendar/she-energy/ Book tickets Event details Our launch event brings together a dazzling array of international musicians, writers and poets to celebrate the energy and empathy of women's creativity. …

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Health Inequality – Roman Britain to Covid Briatin

online

Date and time:Tuesday 8 June 2021, 6pm to 7pm Location:Online Admission:Free admission, booking required https://yorkfestivalofideas.com/2021/calendar/health-inequality/ Book tickets Event details Learn about the history of health inequality in Britain over the past 2,000 years and discover if we can do better …

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Chronic Illness Inclusion: Lessons from lockdown – Pippa Stacey

On-line by zoom

In the past, chronically ill people who are primarily based at home have been systematically excluded from business, culture and learning opportunities. York is one of the most iconic destinations in the world, and yet disabled and chronically ill people …

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The Digital Wall

Online

Digital exclusion is not new – but with a nation now reliant on technology for social interaction it is an increasing concern. Disparities in income, age and whether a person has disabilities all affect whether they own or are able …

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FREE but booking required - see entry for details

Re-creating York’s Hidden Stories

Online

Friday 11 June 2021, 11am to 12.30pm Location:Online Admission:Free admission, booking required https://yorkfestivalofideas.com/2021/calendar/york-hidden-stories/ Book tickets Event details Linguists Rachel Wicaksono and Dasha Zhurauskaya explore the mechanics of storytelling, focusing on the stories of a ‘hidden’ population of migrants in the …

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Exploring Doughnut Economics

Online

Friday 11 June 2021, 1pm to 2pm Location:Online Admission:Free admission, booking required https://yorkfestivalofideas.com/2021/calendar/doughnut-economics/ Book tickets Event details Unforeseen financial crises. Extreme wealth inequality. Relentless pressure on the environment. Can we go on like this? Is there an alternative? Economist Kate …

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