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Humanitie Podcast is the regular audio update from Humanist Society Scotland hosted by Stuart Dougan. With new episodes every month, our podcast will give an insight into of the work that we do; from campaigning on important social issues, to providing humanist ceremonies across Scotland.

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Humanitie Podcast is the regular audio update from Humanist Society Scotland hosted by Stuart Dougan. With new episodes every month, our podcast will give an insight into of the work that we do; from campaigning on important social issues, to providing humanist ceremonies across Scotland.

    Stop Climate Chaos at Humanism 2019

    Stop Climate Chaos at Humanism 2019

    Tom Ballantine, Chair of Stop Climate Chaos details why urgent action is needed now in Scotland to restrict a climate catastrophe.

    • 56 min
    Carina Haouchine at Humanism 2019

    Carina Haouchine at Humanism 2019

    Carina is a Scottish film director and winner of a 2018 John Byrne award. Carina studied at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, this discussion regards her film Ululation which tries to understand what it means to be between two cultures by spending time with the women in her Algerian family. The film is available at: https://vimeo.com/313344827

    • 17 min
    Mike Haines at Humanism 2019

    Mike Haines at Humanism 2019

    Mike Haines OBE is a campaigner challenging extremism and intolerance in society. In 2013 his brother David was working for a Humanitarian aid charity in Syria when he was kidnapped by ISIS. In 2014 David was executed by his captors who published video footage of his murder online. Since his brothers death Mike has set up Global Acts of Unity which seeks to promote unity, tolerance and understanding in schools across the UK. Mike believes it is important to tackle the fear, misunderstanding and anger that terrorists and extremists use to turn people against each other.

    • 32 min
    AC Grayling at Humanism 2019

    AC Grayling at Humanism 2019

    Prof AC Grayling at Humanist Society Scotland conference May 2019. Grayling presents his 'Roots and Fruits of Humanism' where he discusses the history of rational thought and the benefits of a Humanist outlook on life.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Episode #3 - Craig Campbell & Drew Smithsimmons - The Role of the Celebrant

    Episode #3 - Craig Campbell & Drew Smithsimmons - The Role of the Celebrant

    Craig Campbell and Drew Smithsimmons are both registered Celebrants with Humanist Society Scotland with years of experience. In this episode they discuss the role in detail, what makes a good celebrant and shed light on what people can expect from a Humanist ceremony.

    • 56 min
    Episode #2 - Dr. Claire Cassidy - Philosophy With Children

    Episode #2 - Dr. Claire Cassidy - Philosophy With Children

    Dr. Claire Cassidy is a lecturer in the Department of Educational and Professional Studies at Strathclyde University and is the Course Director for the Postgraduate Certificate in Philosophy wIth Children - the only course of its kind in the UK.

    • 40 min

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