Dean’s Discussions

All are welcome to free discussions in the annual series hosted by The Very Revd David Monteith, Dean of Leicester.

Free admission! Book via Eventbrite on the links below.

Thursday 18 July | 6.00pm
Unfolding Design: with the artist George Sfougaras
Exploring the inspiration for and creation of multi-layered artwork, such as the Recovered Histories Project, and questions around identity which such works invoke.
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Thursday 8 August | 6.00pm
The Footprint of History: with Professor Kevin Schürer
Professor Schürer was one of the major leaders in determining whether human remains discovered in the car park were indeed King Richard III. Here he reflects on that process, and on how genealogy, and the increasing interest in tracing our history relate to our understanding of identity today, both as individuals and as a society.
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Thursday 29 August | 6.30pm
I am Human:  Identity among Asylum Seekers and Refugees
With the starting point of a poem with the same title by Malka Al-Haddad, Ben Margolis explores what this might mean to asylum seekers and how forced migration and settlement in another land affects identity. Ben is Regional Co-ordinator for City of Sanctuary, for the South East, Eastern and Central Regions of the country.
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