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Radical remembrance: celebrating dangerous women

Radical remembrance: celebrating dangerous women

'Dangerous Women' is the title of a conference taking place this weekend on the brave women who campaigned against the First World War, and for gender and social justice.

David Livingstone's legacy in contemporary London

David Livingstone's legacy in contemporary London

In the bi-centenary of David Livingstone's birth, Harecourt United Reformed Church is hosting an evening of conversation to reflect on the legacy of 19th century mission on contemporary London.

Understanding Christianity in Kurdistan today

Understanding Christianity in Kurdistan today

Gulan are organising an event at the Royal Geographical Society (Thursday 31 October) that sheds light on the culture, history and day-to-day life of an overlooked minority, Christians in Kurdistan.

The most diverse gathering of Christians ever?

The most diverse gathering of Christians ever?

The World Council of Churches (WCC) Assembly in the Republic of Korea will be the most diverse gathering of Christians ever, say Ka Hyun MacKenzie Shin and Roddy MacKenzie.

Turkey: One foot in Europe, one in the Middle East

Turkey: One foot in Europe, one in the Middle East

"A constantly developing situation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region requires an equally constant and developing vigilance," comments regional expert and Ekklesia associate Dr Harry Hagopian in introducing his latest podcast for the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales.

Disordering gender relationships: Women and Men After Christendom

Disordering gender relationships: Women and Men After Christendom

"A day taking the hierarchy out of gender" is how our partners the Anabaptist Network and Mennonite Trust (in association with Peace Church and Woodbrooke College) are describing their event on Saturday 26 October 2013 at the International Mission Centre (IMC) in Birmingham.

Korean ministers and peace activists' prayers against nuclear weapons

Korean ministers and peace activists' prayers against nuclear weapons

As Ekklesia reported this week, Korean church and peace activists in Busan are taking part in a 40 day fasting and prayer vigil against nuclear weapons from 30 September to 8 November 2013, coinciding at the end with the World Council of Churches Assembly there – and drawing attention to the consolidated action of churches against weapons of mass destruction (WMDs).

Crucible: Following Jesus on the margins

Crucible: Following Jesus on the margins

'Following Jesus on the margins’ is the strapline of the Crucible course, now in its ninth year in Birmingham, equipping pioneers of new forms of church for a changing culture.

Libya: Militias, politics and the need for security

Libya: Militias, politics and the need for security

In his latest Middle East Analysis vodcast for the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales, regional expert and Ekklesia associate Dr Harry Hagopian turns attention towards North Africa today and more specifically, Libya.

International Peace Day - 21 September

International Peace Day - 21 September

This year, 2013, the International Day of Peace is on Saturday 21 September.