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Salisbury Conversations - What has feminism done for you?

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Join us for a series of thought-provoking conversations addressing the most pertinent issues facing us today, where you can hear a panel of leading experts tackle the topics of feminism, artificial intelligence and climate change. 

What has feminism done for you?

From the right to vote to #MeToo, feminism in various guises has been around for well over a century. Where has it got us and what’s the plan for the future? Fifty years on from the first Women’s Liberation conference in the UK, we discuss whether feminism is essential to a healthy society – and if there is a way forward on which we can all agree?

Caroline Bannock, The Guardian's Editor, Community facilitates. 

Panellists are:

  • The Bishop of London, The Rt Hon and Rt Revd Dame Sarah Mullally DBE
  • Ella Whelan, Journalist and author of What Women Want: Fun, Freedom and an End to Feminism
  •  Jade Bentil, historian and author of Rebel Citizen: A History of Black Women Living, Loving and Resisting (to be published in 2021)
  • Zelda Perkins, campaigner fighting for changes to the way NDA’s (non-disclosure agreements) are used to abuse power. In 1998, Zelda signed a nondisclosure agreement with Harvey Weinstein, which she publicly broken in 2017 to highlight the “unethical” nature of those types of agreements. 

Salisbury Cathedral and BBC Wiltshire are working together on Salisbury Conversations 2020, three one-hour panel discussions that will take place in front of a live audience inside the Cathedral. Each conversation will be recorded live and transmitted later, as well as being uploaded to BBC Sounds.

Audience members are welcome to join us for 17.30 Evensong before the recording or Compline in the Chapter House afterwards.

Tickets: Adults £5.00, Students/U16s £3.00. Wheelchair tickets include a free ticket with a companion. Click 'Book this Event' to buy tickets.