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November 2016

Humanismin päivä – Humanism Day, Helsinki (Humanist Association of Finland)

2016-11-26
HERO, Vilhonkatu 4
Helsinki, 00100 Finland
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Mark your calendar for Humanism Day - Saturday, 26 November. The venue is HERO, Vilhonkatu 4, Helsinki - the start-time is 9:30 am. Topics include: Humanism as a lifestyle (with comments from university and upper elementary school students) how the study of philosophy supports the humanistic attitude to life Voluntary work with asylum seekers practical humanism in Finland in 2016, as well as the global economy and Finnish society. Speakers include Professor Ilkka Niiniluoto, BA Tuukka Brunila, urban researcher Drum…

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December 2016

Human Rights Day 2016: the situation of women and the LGBTI community – Menschenrechtstag 2016: Lage der Frauen- und LGBTI-Rechte

2016-12-10 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Uni Zürich, Raum/room KO2-F-150, Karl Schmid-Strasse 4
Zürich, 8006 Switzerland
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The year is 2016, and still, women, homosexual, bisexual and transgender people are not (or not sufficiently) protected in many places. Moreover, people who do not submit to a heterosexual model of life are being mercilessly persecuted in many countries by state or religious institutions and groups. Elizabeth O'Casey is Director of Advocacy at the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU). She will tell us in her speech (in English) about the situation of those affected by this, as well…

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April 2017

Australian Humanist Convention 2017

April 7 - April 9
Ibis Melbourne Hotel and Apartments, 15-21 Therry Street
Melbourne , Victoria VIC 3000 Australia
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215$ - 315$

The Council of Australian Humanist Societies, together with the Humanist Society of Victoria present the Australian Humanist Convention 2017. The 52nd annual convention promises to be educational, motivational and fun for all delegates. Humanists from around Australia will gather to share their insights and listen to world renowned speakers including A.C. Grayling and Peter Singer.

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June 2017

Imagine No Religion 7

June 2 - June 4
Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre, 801 Dixon Road
Toronto, ON M9W 1J5 Canada
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See full schedule at: imaginenoreligion.ca/schedule/ The conference takes place at the Sheraton Airport Hotel and Conference Centre in Toronto. We recommend you reserve your room soon. Call (416) 675-6100 for reservations at the conference rate. Westjet is offering 10% off airfares for conference attendees, please contact our travel agent Joanne White via email at joanne.white@flightcentre.ca for this special discount.

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American Humanist Association 76th Annual Conference

June 8 - June 11
Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston Airport Hotel & Convention Center, 5055 International Blvd.
North Charleston, SC 29418 United States
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American Ethical Union 102nd Assembly in Baltimore

June 8 at 6:00 pm - June 11 at 2:00 pm
Holiday Inn (Washington DC-Central/White House), 1501 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, D.C., DC 20005 United States
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Join us in Baltimore June 8-11, 2017 for the American Ethical Union’s 102nd Assembly! Details on the theme, schedule, registration, and more will be available early 2017.

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Game Changers – The 2017 Asian Humanism Conference – Manila, Philippines

June 10 - June 11
THE PEARL MANILA HOTEL, 1155 General Luna street corner Taft and United Nations Avenue
Ermita, Manila, 1000 Philippines
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ABOUT THE CONFERENCE The Asian Humanism Conference is an annual meeting of humanist youth in Asia. Its twofold goals are to help build connections between people and humanist organizations in the region, and to offer training on skills and capacity building to help make groups more effective in the work as humanists. Past conferences have been held in Cebu, Nepal, Singapore, and Taiwan, Province of China. This 2017, the Asian Humanism Conference returns to the Philippines with the theme “Game…

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HumanistenTag 2017 in Nürnberg – Humanists Day 2017 Nuremberg, Germany

June 15 - June 18

The HumanistenTag 2017 in Nuremberg (15:06. - 06.18.2017) is the place to discuss, dance, wonder and network for people who like to think for themselves and celebrate well. It offers four days brimming with: music cabaret scientific lectures panel discussions get togethers and community events Science Slam and much more! When and where? From 15:06 - 18/06/2017 in Nuremberg's old quarter Who comes? Scientists, artists, Humanists, Freethinkers, agnostics, atheists - people like you and me. Curious? Subscribe to our newsletter…

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August 2017

One-day international conference and General Assemblies

August 4 - August 6

The World Humanist Congress scheduled to take place in São Paulo, Brazil in August has been cancelled. In place of the Congress, IHEU is working in partnership with the British Humanist Association to organise a one day international conference on the global challenges of nationalism, populism, religious extremism and illiberalism and the need to defend and promote democracy and human rights in response. The dates for the weekend remain unchanged from those previously advertised: Friday 4 August: The General Assembly…

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All Ireland Humanist Summer School

August 25 - August 27
Carlingford Heritage Centre, Church Road, Liberties of Carlingford
Carlingford, Co. Louth Ireland
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The 2017 All Ireland Humanist Summer School will be held from Friday 25th to Sunday 27th August in Carlingford, Co. Louth. It will be run jointly by the Humanist Association of Ireland (HAI), the Humanist Association of Northern Ireland (Humani), and the Irish Freethinkers and Humanists (IFH). The theme is Humanism, Religion and Spirituality, and the line-up of speakers is shaping up to be diverse and stimulating. The speakers will explore many areas, including the common ground between humanism and religion; humanistic interpretations…

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