27 June 2006

THOMAS PAINE FESTIVAL

From the latest Brighton & Hove Humanists Newsletter for June-July.

Thomas Paine, the influential English-American writer who lived in Lewes, is being remembered at the Tom Paine Project’s 2006 Festival. The Thebes Gallery in Lewes is exhibiting a collection of politically-themed 18th century caricatures (4-14 July), and a series of lunchtime lectures are being held at The Westgate Meeting (formerly the Westgate Chapel) in the High Street. Admission is free, and the meetings run from 12:20 to 2pm:
July 1: Why We Need A Bit More Equality And A Bit Less Liberty – Polly Toynbee, Guardian columnist.
July 4: Criminal Justice And Due Process: a Global Revolution? - Dr. Richard Vogler, Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Sussex.
July 7: Liberty v Security - Lord Lloyd of Berwick, a former law lord.
July 10: George IV, Cad or Catalyst? - Lord Baker of Dorking.
July 11: Does Prison Work? – Anne Owers, Chief Inspector of Prisons
July 13: A Liberal Britain In A Liberal World – Sir Menzies Campbell, leader of the Liberal Democrats.

No comments:

Post a Comment