BEGIN:VCALENDAR PRODID:-//Faculty of Management//Events Calendar//EN VERSION:2.0 CALSCALE:GREGORIAN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTAMP:20201204T205934Z DTSTART:20201017T150000Z DTEND:20201017T170000Z SUMMARY:Terry Waite: Strength of the human spirit DESCRIPTION:Strength of the Human Spirit: COVID-19 – Isolation\, Loneliness & Societal Change\n\n12pm – 1pm (ADT): Virtual Presentation\n1pm – 2pm (ADT): Breakout Discussion\nDr. Terry Waite knows a thing or two about solitude and loneliness. The English humanitarian and author travelled to Lebanon in 1987 to secure the release of four hostages as an envoy for the Church of England. He was kidnapped and held captive for 1\,763 days by Islamic fundamentalists until his release in 1991.\nEnduring nearly five years of solitary confinement\, Dr. Waite’s experiences and observations about the power of solitude in our lives is more relevant than ever as we contemplate the future in a new world of restrictions imposed by the coronavirus.\nThe author of three books (Taken on Trust\, Out of the Silence and Solitude) will share his thoughts on how solitude can shape the human soul and act as a force for good in our lives\, if used effectively.\nFollowing Dr. Waite’s formal presentation\, breakout sessions combining students and community participants will be made available to encourage further exploration of the many issues and challenges raised by COVID-19.\nSubmit questions for Dr. Waite to address here:\nTo participate in the follow-on discussion group: email noting DISCUSSION.\n\nCost: No fee.\n\nAdditional Information: This Lloyd G. Shaw Lecture at Dalhousie University is supported in partnership with the Warren Discussion Series of Segelberg Trust.  \nSupported by Dalhousie University\, Faculty of Management and School of Social Work.\n\nContact Information: Further information:  Contact David Stuewe at LOCATION:Attend the event here: URL: UID: END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR