Current Affairs

We have three current affairs discussion groups meeting on alternate Wednesdays and a Thursday. Current Affairs 1 discusses multiple topics in each session, whereas Current Affairs 2 focuses on a single topic. News Group discusses reports in the previous week’s newspapers.

Climate Change

See The Climate Emergency (There is No Planet B)

Current Affairs 1

Leader: Malcolm Brahams

Discussion group with a variety of perspectives suggested by the members.

  • Currently paused. Will reassess for Summer Term.
  • When: Wednesday 12.15 pm – 1.15 pm
  • Location: Leader’s home, NW11 7LG
  • Frequency: Fortnightly
  • Number of places: 20

Current Affairs 2

Leader: Marion Godfrey

A lively group discussion of global events and current topics which touch all of us.

  • Continuing online using Zoom
  • When: Wednesday 3.30 pm – 5 pm
  • Location: Leader’s home, NW4 1SH
  • Frequency: Fortnightly
  • Number of places: 12

News Group (previously Current Affairs 3)

Leader: Daphne Berkovi

What the Papers say. Come along and meet other members to discuss reports in the previous week’s newspapers in a relaxed, yet lively, atmosphere. Bring some recent newspaper cuttings that you would like to discuss with the group.

  • Paused until the end of the coronavirus outbreak
  • When: 10.00 am – 11.00 am
  • Location: Member’s Homes in N2 or NW11
  • Frequency: Fortnightly
  • Number of places: 12