Education and Culture

  • 21 Sep 2013

    Education is vital for building peaceful societies and fostering global citizenship, said senior United Nations officials marking the International Day of Peace (21 September)

  • 17 Sep 2013

    Last week, Newsnight editor Ian Katz mistakenly made public a Twitter comment intended to be private. In describing the shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury as “boring, snoring Rachel Reeves”, he went beyond embarrassing himself and his programme, he pointed up a tendency which diminishes a great deal more than politics.

  • 7 Sep 2013

    The World Council of Churches and the Armenian Apostolic Church are hosting a one-month exhibition on the Armenian genocide.

  • 5 Sep 2013

    The Archives of the World Council of Churches (WCC) in Geneva have provided both research materials and a space for public consideration of “the ecumenical movement and Cold War politics”.

  • 4 Sep 2013

    Religion | Newswriters in the USA is inviting journalists in the United States to apply to its Lilly Scholarships in Religion Program. The scholarships give full-time journalists up to $5,000 to take any college religion courses at any accredited institution at any time.

  • 4 Sep 2013

    The Methodist Church has formally launched the biggest change in generations to how and where it offers training, learning and development.

  • 3 Sep 2013

    Scientist Guy Consolmagno SJ from the Vatican Observatory will give the first in an autumn series of talks at the Lauriston Jesuit Centre in Edinburgh On Saturday 14 September 2013.

  • 2 Sep 2013

    Ekklesia staff and associates have been busy commenting, analysing and reporting on the crisis in Syria and the responses of the international community, especially the UK and US governments.

  • 1 Sep 2013

    As well as the expected vain pontificating and sabre-rattling, there has been a good deal of wise commentary on Syria, intervention and change in the past week or so -- seeking to get to grips with the hard politics of the situation, while not losing sight of the fact that it is suffering humanity (all of it, not just 'our' portion of it) that should always be the litmus test of effective action.

  • 30 Aug 2013

    This week I have taken part in the first of what will be a monthly series of Premier Radio programmes on the MENA region - the full details are in the links at the foot of this page.