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On Being Human

19 August 2016


Beginning on Monday 26th September, this series of six seminars will run from 7.30pm to 9.30pm on Monday evenings in Union Theological College. The general format of each evening will be a presentation, refreshments and discussion.


26th September What Genesis 1-3 says about human identity 

Dr Desi Alexander, Senior Lecturer in Biblical Studies, Union Theological College


3rd October The Beginning and the End: Issues of Life and Death

Professor John Wyatt, Professor of Ethics and Perinatology, University College, London


10th Ocober Third Millenial Humanity: Can human nature be improved through applied science?

Dr Donal O'Mathuna, Senior Lecturer in Ethics, Decision-making and Evidence, Dublin City University


24th October Christianity and the Science of Human Origins

Professor David Livingstone, Professor of Geography and Intellectual History, Queen's University, Belfast


7th November Gender and Sexuality

Dr Cindy Brown, Lecturer in Systematic Theology, Belfast Bible College and Dr Andrew Collins, Consultant Psychiatrist


14th November What is "human" in human rights?

Professor Christopher McCrudden, Professor of Human Rights and Equality Law, Queen's University, Belfast.



Cost: £5 per seminar or £20 if all six seminars are booked.

For further information or to book your place contact Union College by email: or telephone 028 9020 5080.

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