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Promoting social change through the arts

Promoting social change through the arts

'Arts at the Heart of Change' is the theme of a conversation taking place on Friday 9th August in the hall at St John's Church, from 6-7.30pm, as part of Just Festival.

Standing up to sectarianism

Standing up to sectarianism

As part of a series of events at Just Festival looking at how to break down barriers and confront bigotry locally and globally, a discussion is taking place tonight (Tuesday 6th August), on tackling sectarianism.

Mobility test: open letter from Disability Benefits Consortium

Mobility test: open letter from Disability Benefits Consortium

Ekklesia has endorsed the open letter to the UK Prime Ministers and Deputy Prime Minister calling on them to reinstate the use of a 50 metre qualifying distance for the enhanced rate of the mobility component of PIP Personal Independence Payment) for people wit disabilities.

Podcasts: Key developments across the Middle East region

The latest Middle East Analysis podcasts from Ekklesia associate Dr Harry Hagopian feature a comprehensive four-part analysis of some of the key developments in the region.

Festival of Spirituality and Peace prepares for a special launch

Festival of Spirituality and Peace prepares for a special launch

The Festival of Spirituality and Peace, which is now in its thirteenth year, is preparing for a significant facelift and renaming as it announces its 2013 programme next week.

'Political Islam' in the Middle East North Africa region

'Political Islam' in the Middle East North Africa region

Our valued associate Dr Harry Hagopian has been as busy as ever in travelling, advising, writing and broadcasting on the ever developing events across the Middle East and North Africa region.

BBC Radio Scotland international volunteering discussion

BBC Radio Scotland international volunteering discussion

BBC Radio Scotland are looking for someone, preferably within reach of their Edinburgh or Glasgow studios, who would be able to share a diverse experience of international volunteering.

Syria: When will the suffering end?

Syria: When will the suffering end?

In this Middle East Analysis podcast (25 May 2013), Dr Harry Hagopian looks once more at the ongoing turmoil and bloodshed in Syria.

Ekklesia daily e-briefing resumes

We are pleased to announce that as of yesterday, 22 May 2013, Ekklesia's daily e-mail briefing service (covering news, events and comment) has resumed.

The Armenian genocide: remembering sorrows, articulating hopes

The Armenian genocide: remembering sorrows, articulating hopes

'The Armenian genocide: remembering our sorrows and articulating our hopes?' was the title of a talk given by Ekklesia associate Dr Harry Hagopian at St Werburgh's Church in Dublin, Ireland, at the end of last month, 29 April 2013.