Next meeting of QSAIG will take place on Saturday 14 October 2017 at Westminster Quaker Meeting House, London. 10am.
If you are interested in Quaker activity in South Asia please come along. Details of venue by phoning 0113 4400736.
"Acts of cooperation and hope- sharing our experiences" – TODAY’S PROGRAMME
10.00 onwards – arrivals, tea/coffee and conversation
10.45 Sharing our main connections
11.00 Activity/concerns in relation to South Asia
11.45 “Bhopal Gas disaster of 1984
Martin Wright: Streatham & Brixton Friends Meeting
12.15 Sharing insights, concerns and possible action on the Rohynga tragedy on the Myanmar-Bangladesh border – introduced by Abu Siddique.
12.50 Lunch – Bring your own lunch- tea/coffee will be provided
1.30 Scholarships & social development – “Reach for the
Stars” is a project to finance the higher education of young people from the villages surrounding Auroville, Tamil Nadu,
Rajan Naidu: a London based Quaker
2.00 Convener’s report of QSAIG activities 2016-17: see note below under “Further information”. Update on progress of QSAIG’s application to become a “Quaker Recognised Group” (formerly known as “Listed Informal Group”) and which is being taken to Meeting for Sufferings on October 7th, 2017. Also links to Quaker World Relations Committee of Britain Yearly Meeting https://www.quaker.org.uk/our-organisation/our-structures/quaker-world-relations-committee
2.30 QSAIG- ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
a. Our status and responsibilities as a Quaker Recognised Group
b. Accounts – to be presented, discussed and accepted Anne Smith
c. Appointment of officers: roles include Clerk/Convener; Treasurer; Newsletter Editor, Membership Secretary, Website Manager; Communications Officer, link person to Quaker World Relationships Committee.
d. Aims and actions for the coming year – including feedback on Newsletter and website - all
Date and venue of next meeting and closing worship
Please bring: any information about resources relating to South Asia you value e.g. books, magazines websites, music, news of events, films etc.
Minutes of Meetings
Find out how by contacting us at:
Quaker South Asia Interest Group
Tel: +44 113 4400736
Next QSAIG meeting wil be held at Westminster Quaker Meeting House on Saturday 14th October 2017. 10am.
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