New Society of the Year, 2017-2018 Silver Standard, 2017-2018
We are a society centered around discussion, debate, and reason above all, and are thus devoted to fostering a culture and community of individuals who value truth over passions.
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Humanism: What is it and How is it Relevant?
Religion, Purpose, Spirituality and Morality
Autumn Term '17/18:
Humanist Society - Freshers' Fair
Humanists Meet & Greet
Lefty Q&A Discussion Panel
Peter Singer Skype Event on the Ethics of Eating Meat
Speaker Event: Andrew Copson on Secularism: Politics, Religion and Freedom
Islamism, the Debate
Sex and Religion: the Panel
Arab Gulf states: Human rights, Citizenship and reform
Second Term Humanist Mixer
Speaker Event - Teddy Prout on the LGBTQ Cause and Humanism
Discussion Event: Do Humans have Innate Predispositions?
Social Event and Pub Quiz on World Religions
Speaker Event: Prof. Gianluigi Vernasca on Behavioral Economics
Afternoon Tea Debate: Universalism vs Relativism
Discussion Event on Free Speech and the Right to Offend
Arab Conflicts and Migration
Speaker Event: Mr. AbdulAziz AlGhashian on the Nuances & Complexities of Arab-Israeli Relations
Discussion Event on LGBT* Community in the Middle East
Humanist Welcome Back and Mixer!
Discussion Event: Humanism, Morality, and the Transcendent
Speaker Event: Dr Jordi Paps on Genomics and Evolution
Discussion Event: Marx's Belated 200 Year Birthday Event
Humanist Social: Greystock Music Festival
Dr Antonio Marco - "Do We Still Need Hypothesis in Science?"
We also advertise our upcoming events on the 'Whats On' tab in this page.
Saturday, 6th of October 2018: Essex Humanist Students - Fresher's Fair!
Wednesday, 10th of October 2018: Essex Humanist Students Mixer and Social!
Wednesday, 17th of October 2018: Matt Burch on "Objectivity in Science: Ideal or Delusion?"
Wednesday, 31st of October 2018: A.C. Grayling on "Humanist Principles & Humanist Ethics"
Panelists group photo after our panel discussion on "Religion, Purpose, Spirituality and Morality." Photo credit: Emma M. Holland.
Photo of our "Peter Singer Skype Event on the Ethics of Eating Meat". Photo credit: M. Atrouz.
Photo of our discussion and talk "On the Nuances and Complexities of Arab-Israeli Relations - Mr. AbdulAziz AlGhashian". Photo credit: Tatiana G. Rubio.
Photo from our "Speaker Event: Prof. Gianluigi Vernasca on Behavioral Economics".
Photo from our "Arab Conflicts and Migration" discussion event in collaboration with the UoE Human Rights and Arabic Societies.
Photos of our awards at the Societies Guild and Rebel Awards 2018.
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