Update Your Daily Planner with Upcoming 2016 Wilmette Institute Web Talks

So far, the Wilmette Institute has scheduled seven of its eleven Web Talks for 2016. (The January and February talks have already been given and now are on the Wilmette Institute’s YouTube channel.)

  • March 19: Vasu Mohan—“Five Revolutionary Teachings on Gender Equality in the Bahá’í Faith”
  • NOTE: This talk will occur on a Saturday.
  • May 15, Stephen Phelps— “I Am the Mystic Fane: The Nature of the Manifestation in the Baha’i Writings.”
  • June 5, Trip Barthel—“Creative Consultation.”
  • July: No Web Talk.
  • October 16, Roshan Danesh—“Imagining Baha’i Law.”
  • Nov. 6: Jena Khodadad—“The Hand of the Cause of God Zikrullah Khadem and the Ministry of the Custodians.”

The talks for April, August, September, and December will be added to the list as details become available.

For those who are new to the Wilmette Institute’s Web Talks, they are free and open to the public, but they require you to sign up in advance (check “Web Talks/Webinars” in this issue; or watch for flyers and announcements; or keep checking http://wilmetteinstitute.org and then clicking on “Web Talks”).

The Web Talks use a system that transmits audio and video of presenters, together with PowerPoint slides being used. Audience members can comment on the talks and ask questions by typing them into a “chat” box.

Most of the talks will be held on a Sunday 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).

The one exception in 2016 is the Web Talk schedule for Saturday, March 19, beginning at 12 noon Eastern Time (11 a.m. CT; 10 a.m., MT; 9 a.m. PT; 5 p.m. in the U.K.; 6 p.m. in Western Europe; 9:30 p.m. in India).

After a live Web Talk is given, it is generally posted on the Wilmette Institute’s YouTube channel, usually within 24 hours, where you can access most of the talks from 2015 and 2016.

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