School of History, Classics & Archaeology

How different is therapy from prayer?

Asian History Lecturer and BBC New Generation Thinker, Dr Chris Harding, will speak at BBC Radio 3’s Festival of Ideas, in Gateshead, Saturday 26 October 2013.

His talk, ‘Therapy v Prayer’, will explore the question, 'How different is therapy from prayer?' in the context of two secular societies, Japan and the UK - including historical insights into modern Japanese romanticism, Buddhism and psychiatry.

Free but ticketed

The talk will take place in the Barbour Room, Sage Gateshead, St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead, NE8 2JR.

Tickets are available through the link below.

Recorded for broadcast

The event will be recorded for broadcast later on BBC Radio 3. Dr Harding will post details on his website and on Twitter as they become available.

Dr Chris Harding

Asian History Lecturer

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