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Symposium: Hope in Adversity

Symposium: Hope in Adversity

Date Time Location Price
Thursday, 19th March 2020 12.45pm - 2.00pm Cheyneygates Free, booking required

Westminster Abbey Institute brings together a panel of speakers for this lunchtime symposium on Hope in Adversity.

Speakers: Andrew Grinnell, Jenny McCartney and Nicolette Waldman

Chair: The Reverend Dr James Hawkey – Canon Theologian, Westminster Abbey

Andrew Grinnell is a facilitator of the Leeds Poverty Truth Commission and a development worker for the growing network of commissions across the UK. His doctoral thesis explored the relationship between poverty and hope.

Jenny McCartney grew up in Northern Ireland and lives in London, where she works as a journalist and author.

Nicolette Waldman is a research consultant for the Crisis Team at Amnesty International. Previously, she was a field researcher for the Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC).

Part of Hope, Westminster Abbey Institute’s 2020 spring programme.


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Places are free but booking is essential. To book please contact Aneta Horniak at [email protected] or call 020 7654 4911.

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