Keeping Faith In Politics – 2017 Election Series

Otago University’s Centre for Theology and Public Issues is presenting an election years series Keeping Faith in Politics, running 31 March to 31 August in Wellington.

Further info can be found here, or download a poster below.

Seeking the Common Good in a World of Self-Interest
31 March, 6:00pm Refreshments, 6:30pm Lecture
Revd Dr Eleanor Sanderson, (Canon Theologian, Diocese of Wellington)
Venue: Wellington Cathedral of St. Paul’s (Thorndon)

The Least and the Last in a World of Growing Inequality
A Pub-lic Issues Conversation with RNZ Journalist Megan Whelan
27 April, 6:30pm
Venue: JJ Murphy’s Pub (Cuba Mall)
– Max Rashbrooke (author of Wealth and New Zealand)
– Eric Crampton (The New Zealand Institute)
– Jon Hartley (World Vision)

Protecting the Planet in a World of Ecological Crisis
25 May, 7:00pm Refreshments, 7:30pm Roundtable discussion
Venue: The St John’s Centre, (Corner of Willis and Dixon Streets, CBD)
– Jonathan Boston (Victoria University of Wellington, IGPS)
– Catherine Iorns (Victoria University of Wellington Law and 365 Aotearoa)

Liberation and Restoration in a World of Mass Incarceration
29 June, 7:00pm Refreshments, 7:30pm Panel discussion
Venue: Central Baptist Church (Boulcott Street, CBD)
– Chris Marshall (Victoria University of Wellington, Restorative Justice Programme)
– Tom Noakes-Duncan (Victoria University of Wellington, Restorative Justice Programme)

Welcoming Strangers in a World of Global Migration
27 July, more details soon

Honest Leadership in a Post-Truth World
A Hustings Event with MP’s from the Major Parties
31 August, 6:00pm Panel discussion
Venue: St. Andrews on the Terrace (30 The Terrace, CBD)
Members and Ministers of Parliament TBA

Series Poster

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