4 April 2018, 19:30
Leopold Suite, Grand Jersey Hotel and Spa, St Helier, JE2 3QA
Secularism is an increasingly hot topic in public, political, and religious debate across the globe. It is embodied in the conflict between secular republics – from the US to India – and the challenges they face from resurgent religious identity politics; in the challenges faced by religious states like those of the Arab world from insurgent secularists; and in states like China where calls for freedom of belief are challenging a state-imposed non-religious worldview.
11 April 2018, 19:30
Camden Centre, Bidborough Street, London, WC1H 9AU
What is it like to be a brain surgeon? How does it feel to hold someone's life in your hands, to cut through the stuff that creates thought, feeling and reason? How do you live with the consequences when it all goes wrong?