To commemorate the centenary of the passing of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, the Cambridge University Bahá’í Society has arranged online talks by eight international speakers. Each speaker will focus on one theme based on the teachings and life of this unique individual and its relevance to our world today.
1. Friday 29th October – 7-8pm: Hoda Mahmoudi – A Culture of Peace: ‘Abdu’l-Bahá‘s Integrative Vision | Recording of talk on YouTube
2. Friday 5th November – 7-8pm: Amín Egea – Human Nature | Recording of talk on YouTube
4. Friday 19th November – 7-8pm: Maja Groff – Religious Modernity and Peace: Insights from a 1919 Letter to The Hague | Recording of talk on YouTube | Read the Tablets to the Hague on the Bahá’í Reference Library
5. Friday 26th November – 7-8pm: Ismael Velasco – The Life and Death of Nearly Riley: A Man Who Sees a Photo of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá | Recording of talk on YouTube
6. Friday 3rd December – 7-8pm: Wendi Momen – From “What? A Woman?” to “What a Woman!” The Role of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá in the Advancement of Women | Recording of talk on YouTube
7. Friday 10th December – 7-8pm: Robert Stockman – ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s Journey in America | Recording of talk on YouTube