Thinking on Sunday: Witch Hunts Today Historic/Heritage

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Harmful practices due to belief in witchcraft have seen a huge increase both globally and in the UK. Kirsty Brimelow QC and author and campa

They will contextualise the current climate, Syd will present dark chapters of the grim past of Essex witch hunts that have inspired her writing. They will move on to witchcraft belief in the present and the techniques used to ‘discover’ witches in use today. Kirsty will talk about the contemporary landscape of witchcraft belief and abuse, the legal perspective on this and some of the cases she has been involved with. Raising awareness about these issues is something that both Kirsty and Syd are committed to.

Syd Moore is a bestselling novelist, former television presenter and activist. Her novels are based on historic witch hunts (Drowning Pool, 2011 and Witch Hunt, 2012, Harper Collins; Strange Trilogy, 2017-2018, Oneworld).

Kirsty Brimelow QC specialises in international human rights, criminal law, public international, constitutional and international criminal law. She is instructed in the most serious, complex and prominent cases nationally and internationally.

LINKS FOR FURTHER INFO:

Twitter: @SydMoore1 / @Kirsty_Brimelow / @OneWorldLit

Entry £8, £5 concessions (free to Conway Hall Ethical Society members, who should book these tickets in advance)

Event is subject to capacity, without exceptions. Space will be reserved for ticket holders.

This event is in the Brockway Room on the ground floor (Accessible. Induction loop audio). For accessibility info: conwayhall.org.uk/about/visiting-us

Venue: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Greater London, WC1R 4RL

Price

Standard: GBP 8.0
Concession: GBP 5.0
Ethical Society Members: GBP 0.0

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Date(s)9 Feb 2020
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VenueConway Hall
Address25 Red Lion Square, London, Greater London,
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Event Details

Date9 Feb 2020
Time(s)3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
CostSee full price details in event description
VenueConway Hall
25 Red Lion Square
London
Greater London
WC1R4RL
Phone020 7405 1818
CategoryHistoric/Heritage


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