Conferences and Events

Social Reformers Summer Gathering 2021

Thurs 17th - Sat 19th June 2021

Online

Theme: The good of politics

The Social Reformers' Summer Gathering is for Christians in their 20s and 30s to discover how their faith can influence public life. It will inspire you with stories of Christian social reformers from the past, equip you with a biblical strategy and principles for transformation in the present, and help you take steps personally towards becoming a social reformer in the future.

 

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After the virus: is it time for a debt 'jubilee'?

Tuesday 11th May, 12:30 - 13:30

Online event

Debt forgiveness is back in fashion and may be about to become 'all the rage'. Given the virus-induced economic slump of 2020-21, the idea of substantive debt relief is being revived as a way to alleviate financial burdens on stressed households, companies and governments. However, the benefits of these proposals need to be weighed against the costs and injustices of changing the 'rules of the financial game' retrospectively.

The concept of a societal cancellation of debt has an ancient heritage that includes the seven-year system of debt elimination found in biblical law. What should Christians think about the growing consensus that there should be some kind of global debt write-off?

Join us for this online presentation and discussion of our latest Cambridge Paper, After The Virus: is it time for a debt 'jubilee'?, with the author of the report, Paul Mills. To register, simply click on the button below.

SAGE Graduate Programme Open Evenings 2021

Tuesday 25th May and Wednesday 30th June, 19:30 (BST)

Online event

Our SAGE Graduate Programme is a unique six month opportunity to explore the world of public policy from a Christian perspective.

Are you a recent graduate wanting to work in politics, the civil service, or with a think tank? Are you hoping to serve with a development agency or social justice ministry?  If you want to discover for yourself how the Christian faith can engage powerfully with economic, social and political concerns, then the SAGE Graduate Programme is a way for you to test out your enthusiasm, ability and calling.

We are hosting two online Open Evenings in May and June to provide you with all the information you need to decide whether the SAGE Programme is for you. There will be presentations from course leaders, input from recent SAGE Graduates and plenty of opportunity for you to ask any questions you may have.

To register for one of the Open Evenings, simply click on one of the two buttons below:

Open Evening #1: Tuesday 25th May at 7:30pm (BST): 

Register for Open Evening #1

 

Open Evening #2: Wednesday 30th June at 7:30pm (BST): 

Register for Open Evening #2

 

 

If you would like to find out more about the  2021/2 SAGE Programme, or register for it, click on the button below:

Previous Events

After the virus: is it time for a debt 'jubilee'?

Tuesday 11th May, 12:30 - 13:30

Online event

Debt forgiveness is back in fashion and may be about to become 'all the rage'. Given the virus-induced economic slump of 2020-21, the idea of substantive debt relief is being revived as a way to alleviate financial burdens on stressed households, companies and governments. However, the benefits of these proposals need to be weighed against the costs and injustices of changing the 'rules of the financial game' retrospectively.

The concept of a societal cancellation of debt has an ancient heritage that includes the seven-year system of debt elimination found in biblical law. What should Christians think about the growing consensus that there should be some kind of global debt write-off?

Join us for this online presentation and discussion of our latest Cambridge Paper, After The Virus: is it time for a debt 'jubilee'?, with the author of the report, Paul Mills. To register, simply click on the button below.

SAGE Graduate Programme Open Evenings 2021

Tuesday 25th May and Wednesday 30th June, 19:30 (BST)

Online event

Our SAGE Graduate Programme is a unique six month opportunity to explore the world of public policy from a Christian perspective.

Are you a recent graduate wanting to work in politics, the civil service, or with a think tank? Are you hoping to serve with a development agency or social justice ministry?  If you want to discover for yourself how the Christian faith can engage powerfully with economic, social and political concerns, then the SAGE Graduate Programme is a way for you to test out your enthusiasm, ability and calling.

We are hosting two online Open Evenings in May and June to provide you with all the information you need to decide whether the SAGE Programme is for you. There will be presentations from course leaders, input from recent SAGE Graduates and plenty of opportunity for you to ask any questions you may have.

To register for one of the Open Evenings, simply click on one of the two buttons below:

Open Evening #1: Tuesday 25th May at 7:30pm (BST): 

Register for Open Evening #1

 

Open Evening #2: Wednesday 30th June at 7:30pm (BST): 

Register for Open Evening #2

 

 

If you would like to find out more about the  2021/2 SAGE Programme, or register for it, click on the button below:

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