Council of Christians and Jews: Autumn 2018 Programme

7.45 pm, Thursday 27th September

Woodbrooke Quaker Studies Centre, 1046 Bristol Rd, Birmingham, B29 6LJ

International friendship in action: Birmingham Quakers and aid to refugees in the 1930s and 1940s with Dr Sian Roberts.

Sian is a lecturer in Education and Social Justice at the University of Birmingham, and her research focuses on Quaker women active in education and humanitarian aid in the first half of the twentieth century.

 

7.45pm, Tuesday 6th November

Woodbrooke Quaker Studies Centre, 1046 Bristol Rd, Birmingham, B29 6LJ

Hans Schwarz  – Negotiating Identity with Ellie Hill, Researcher in Residence at the University of Birmingham

This evening will explore issues of displacement, acculturation and identity trauma in the works of Austrian born artist, Hans Schwarz: a Kindertransport refugee exiled to Bournville, Birmingham in 1939.

 

7.45pm, Tuesday 4th December

Birmingham Progressive Synagogue, 1 Roseland Way, Birmingham, B15 1HD

God, Prayer and Me

With three committee members, Hilary Johnson and Michael Kretzmer who will facilitate discussion.

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