Ritual: Its Relevance and Resonances
Sunday 21 August 2011
3.00 – 4.30pm
A talk on the role of ritual in society, and its importance for communities and individuals. Kenneth Rees discusses its variety of forms, functions and intents, looking at it through the lens of symbolism, mythology and other interpretative systems. This is part of Laura Eldret's residency that results in a New Ceremony for Hampstead.
Kenneth Rees has been a lecturer in the humanities at a range of London colleges and universities for nearly 30 years. Among his many specialties is the study and practice of ritual within different traditions as both a participant and a facilitator.