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Apr 6 2017

My time as a Graduate Intern at the Faith Centre

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Sofia Jamal reflects on her experience and learning during her post working with the Faith Centre team. In my first year at LSE I was given the incredible opportunity to go on the Faith Centre’s first trip to Israel and … Continue reading

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Feb 21 2017

Faith & Leadership: Residential 2017

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It was a privilege to be hosted once again at the Royal Foundation of St Katharine for the Faith & Leadership Residential 2017. Last year the residential was a close to the programme, giving participants a chance to step back … Continue reading

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Feb 9 2017

The Promise of Religion

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Ben Reiff is a first year International Relations undergraduate. Here he shares with us some of his reflections following this year’s Interfaith Encounter trip to Israel and Palestine. The air over Jerusalem is saturated with prayers and dreams Like the … Continue reading

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Oct 19 2016

Am I My Brother’s Keeper? Faith Communities Responding to the Syrian Refugee Crisis

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Syria is the biggest humanitarian and refugee crisis of our time. According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), over 4 million people have fled Syria since 2011 and almost 9 million people are predicted to be internally … Continue reading

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Mar 24 2016

Meaningful Mondays: Faith & Leadership 2016

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On March 7th Craig Calhoun, Director of LSE, presented the 25 Faith & Leadership 2016 participants with their graduation certificates. Faith & Leadership is an extracurricular programme that aims to deepen student’s understanding of different religions, develop their leadership skills … Continue reading

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Mar 16 2016

LSE Holocaust Memorial Commemoration

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LSE Faith Centre organized the Holocaust Memorial Commemoration on Tuesday 26th January in the Shaw Library. The theme of this year’s Commemoration is ‘Don’t Stand By’. The Holocaust is constituted of millions of personal tragedies and stories of suffering and loss. The historical … Continue reading

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Mar 8 2016

Interfaith Residential: Reflections on the Faith & Leadership Programme

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Bashir Ali, an LSE undergraduate student of Anthropology, talks about his experience on the LSE Faith & Leadership Residential. Twenty five participants gathered together at The Royal Foundation of St Katherine’s for a full programme of panel discussions, leadership workshops, … Continue reading

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Mar 2 2016

Diwali: An Interfaith Experience

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Following its considerable success last year, the Faith Centre re-ran the Interfaith Buddies scheme to help foster constructive encounters and engagements between LSE students of different faiths and belief systems in the context of small discussion groups. Here Claire Moll, an … Continue reading

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Feb 5 2016

Holy Land Trip 2016

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“I immediately realised that mine was just one narrative; a very linear one at that. And in order to really understand the conflict it was necessary to discard all caricatures and prejudices that I was coming with, to live and … Continue reading

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Dec 22 2015

Songs of Praise: Mitzvah Day Cooking

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Soozy Nesom, LSE Undergraduate Student, reviews her experience being filmed by Songs of Praise on an interfaith baking workshop. “Over the past 50 years, Sunday late afternoon British TV has aired Songs of Praise. This show broadcasts contemporary religious events … Continue reading

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