2020 Web Talks

Unless otherwise indicated, all talks are held on a Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. Eastern Time (1 p.m. CT; 12 noon MT; 11 a.m. PT; 7 p.m. in the UK, 8 p.m. in Western Europe).

More Web Talks will be added in the future. You can register up to a year in advance, and if the dates and/or times change, you will be notified. If you are new to the Web Talks, please read Frequently Asked Questions about the Web Talks.

Sunday, January 26, 2020
Layli Maparyan
“African American Womanism and the Bahá’í Faith in Dialogue: New Approaches to the Most Challenging Issue”
Watch on YouTube, or Listen on Soundcloud

Sunday, February 2, 2020
Joan Hernandez, Vahid Masrour, and Jessica Kerr – with facilitator
Nicola Daniels, Wilmette Institute Registrar
“Transformative Leadership: Panel Discussion”
Watch on YouTube, or Listen on Soundcloud

Sunday, February 9, 2020
Steven Phelps
“Overview of the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh”
Watch on YouTube, or, Listen on Soundcloud

Sunday, February 23, 2020
Brian Lepard
“Building a ‘System the Like of Which Mortal Eyes Have Never Witnessed’: Some Reflections on the Nature and Application of Bahá’í Law”
Watch on YouTube. or, Listen on SoundCloud

Sunday, March 8, 2020
Roshan Danesh
“Exploring a Bahá’í Legal Imagination”

Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 12 noon Eastern
Mikhail Sergeev
“Globalization and Its Discontent” (Interview with Professor Alexander Chumakov)

Sunday, April 5, 2020
Angelina Allen
“John David Bosch: In the Vanguard of Heroes, Martyrs, and Saints” (title TBC)

Sunday, May 3, 2020
Boris Handal
“Mírzá Mihdí: The Purest Branch”

Sunday, June 7, 2020
Derik Smith
“Centering the Pupil of the Eye”

Sunday, June 14, 2020
Janet Fleming Rose
“Louise Mathew Gregory, Sowing the Seeds of Racial Harmony”

Sunday, September 6, 2020
JoAnn Borovicka
Crossing the Line – a Biography of Richard Abercrombie” (title TBC)

Sunday, October 18, 2020
Mikhail Sergeev
“The Issue of Self-Identity in Transhumanism and Bahá’í Writings”

Sunday, November 8, 2020
Chitra Golestani
“Paulo Freire, Education, and Social Change”



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