EIFA organises numerous public events that educate, inform and provide a platform for engagement and understanding on the diversity within religious and spiritual traditions and associated multi-cultural beliefs.
For example: we annually develop an extensive programme for Interfaith Week, including formal and informal dialogues, film screenings and public talks on topics such as “Religion in the Media”.
We also organise and promote numerous public talks, formal and informal dialogues, panel events, film screenings, exhibitions, conferences on subjects such as Islamophobia and ‘Science and Religion’.
EIFA has played a lead - or supporting & co-ordinating role - in the visits to Scotland by eminent religious and spiritual leaders such as the Venerable Thich Nhat Hanh, His Holiness The Dalai Lama, Bhai Sahib Mohinder Singh, Chief Rabbi David Rosen, Sir Joan Chittister, Archbishop Abuna Elias Chacour, and other distinguished persons such as Arun Gandhi, Prof Tariq Ramadan, Karen Armstrong, Nobel Prize winner Mairead Corrigan Maguire and many others.
We have often organised, or assisted in organising, the surrounding educational events to these eminent visits.
EIFA Community Meal - Support Refugees in Scotland
A Presentation by Sabine Chalmers
National Faith Groups Refugee Integration Co-ordinator
City of Edinburgh Methodist Church, 25 Nicolson Square, Edinburgh EH8 9BX
Scottish Faiths Action for Refugees: Supporting Refugees in Scotland.
Join us for an inspiring event as we explore:
The situation of refugees in Scotland
What refugee integration looks like
Ways you can get involved in supporting refugees
6 - 8pm
Holocaust Memorial Day
The national event will be in the Scottish Parliament on the evening of the 27th. For more details go to www.interfaithscotland.org
As a consequence our event for Edinburgh will be during the day of the 28th at Trinity Academy from 10.30-12.10. Places will be limited.
The main speakers will be Holocaust survivor Janine Webber and Hassan Hasonvic A survivor of the Srebrenica genocide. Bios are below.
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Trinity Academy, Craighall Ave, Edinburgh EH6 4RT
Nyabinghi - a journey through Rastafari
Nyabinghi, also Nyahbinghi, Niyabinghi, Niyahbinghi, is the gathering of Rastafari people to celebrate and commemorate key dates significant to Rastafari throughout the year. It is essentially an opportunity for the Rastafari to congregate and engage in praise and worship.
Come on a musical and theological journey with legendary Rastafrian muscian Mike Delatire.
This event is in partnership with Music and Arts for Peace Scotland MAPS
Look out for more details in the new year
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