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LRC Annual Lecture
03 April 2014

 

...but I'm not religious.
A study of contemporary spirituality amongst those in 12 step recovery by Dr. Wendy Dossett and Overcoming the barriers to engagement with 12 step mutual-aid by Prof John Stoner

When: 24 June 2014 
Doors open (with teas and coffees) at 5.30pm, the event starts at 6.00pm with the actual lecture starting at 6.30pm
Where: Pier Head, Cardiff Bay CF99 1NA

Dr Wendy Dossett
Wendy is a Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies at the University of Chester, and Principal Investigator of the Higher Power Project. She is a former Associate Director of the Alister Hardy Religious Experience Research Centre. She has research interests and publications in Japanese Buddhism, religious education, and in spirituality and recovery from addiction. She has worked with addicts in a residential rehab, is undertaking field research amongst those in twelve step recovery programmes.  The first findings of the Higher Power Project are published in ‘Addiction, Spirituality and the Twelve Steps’ in International Social Work. May, Vol. 56, No.2, 2013. She is Director (Research) of the recently formed CSARS Group.

Prof John Stoner PhD OBE
John is a career scientist and manager with interests in environment and health, he has been a Professorial Research Fellow at the Centre for Research into Environment and Health  (CREH) at the University of Aberystwyth for the past 15 years. Since 2008 he has developed his knowledge and experience of recovery from addiction by working at a 12-Step treatment in West Wales and latterly as researcher on the Higher Power Project and associated 12-Step recovery projects. He is currently a Visiting Professor in Addiction, Recovery and Spirituality at the University of Chester, where he is also Director (Projects) of the recently formed CSARS Group.

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