Leicester Secular Society Events

Most LSS meetings are at Secular Hall, 75 Humberstone Gate, Leicester LE1 1WB — All Welcome (exceptions are shown in the detailed listings). Contact details are on our Home Page. Hire a room.

Monday, 8 June 2020
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  Javed Akhtar honoured with Richard Dawkins Award (for info)
Interview on Mojo [video]: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNKubLJMyKQ "Javed Akhtar honoured with Richard Dawkins Award" in The New Indian Express: https://www.newindianexpress.com/entertainment/english/2020/jun/09/javed-akhtar-honoured-with-richard-dawkins-award-2153935.html Press release from Richard Dawkins: https://www.bignewsnetwork.com/news/265398487/richard-dawkins-wishes-javed-akhtar-on-winning-award-named-after-him

18:00 [18:00] Mike Davis and Jon Wiener: Set the Night on Fire (ext online event)
FREE Online event EVENT: Set the Night on Fire: LA in the Sixties with Mike Davis and Jon Wiener Mon, 8 June 2020 18:00 – 19:30 BST Los Angeles in the sixties was a hotbed of political and social upheaval. The city a launchpad for Black Power—where Malcolm X and Angela Davis first came to prominence and the Watts uprising shook the nation. The city was home to the Chicano Blowouts and Chicano Moratorium, as well as being the birthplace of “Asian American” as a political identity. It was a locus of the antiwar movement, gay liberation movement, and women’s movement, and, of course, the capital of California counterculture. Join Mike Davis and Jon Wiener as they discuss protest and revolt in this FREE event. You must register here: https://versobooks.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=378ec92c86f70e1518699ea15&id=8cf153afc8&e=fd11e5464f.

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