World Humanist Congress 2014
Take part in the global humanist movement

The World Humanist Congress, held every three years, is a unique event bringing together humanists from over forty countries under the auspices of the International Humanist and Ethical Union. In 2014 the British Humanist Association will host the World Humanist Congress in the beautiful and historic city of Oxford from 8-10th August.

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Three days of plenary sessions in the Sheldonian Theatre – where Oxford University graduates have received their degrees since the 17th century – and workshops, talks, and panel discussions in the 19th century Examination Schools.


Three sit-down ‘English picnic’ style lunches and a Gala Congress dinner in the high Gothic surroundings of the Oxford Examination Schools, with special guest speakers.

Ashmolean Museum

A private viewing of the unique collections of the Ashmolean Museum (the first university museum in the modern world) at an evening reception with special guest speakers.

Recently announced speakers
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Liz Lutgendorff

Chair, Conway Hall Ethical Society; Deputy Editor, Pod Delusion; Co-founder, Soho Skeptics

Liz is the Chair of Conway Hall Ethical Society, Deputy Editor of the Pod Delusion podcast ...
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Babu Gogineni

IHEU International Director based in India

Babu Gogineni was Executive Director of IHEU in London for 9 years before returning to his ...
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James O’Malley

Editor, The Pod Delusion; Editor, TechDigest; Co-founder, Soho Skeptics

James is a writer, journalist, broadcaster and commentator. He is the Editor of both The ...
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