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A Place at the Table with Axolile Qina

Come and listen to an interview with Axolile Qina, a South African living in Edinburgh. Join in-person or via our YouTube livestream on Tuesday 30th June!


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About this event

Date and time
Tue, 30 August 2022 at 13:00 – 14:00 BST

Location
King’s Church Edinburgh, 104 Gilmore Place,
Edinburgh, EH3 9PL

A Place at the Table is an opportunity to reflect upon racism and engage constructively with its surrounding issues in a safe space in Edinburgh. It is organised as part of Edinburgh City Mission’s Nations ministry, which seeks to stimulate and strengthen ethnic minority and foreign-language Christian fellowships in Edinburgh.

Join us on Wednesday 29th June for an honest and insightful conversation with Axolile Qina, a South African PhD candidate currently living in Edinburgh. Axolile with be interviewed by Rev Andy Longwe, minister of London City Presbyterian Church, and will offer a thought-provoking perspective which is sure to leave you both challenged and encouraged. There will be space to ask questions and discuss some very important and timely topics.

A light lunch will be provided at the venue. Please arrive at 12.45pm if you would like lunch. Please also indicate that you would like lunch when you register for A Place at the Table, and if you have any dietary requirements.

If you plan to attend in person, please register via Eventbrite. If you are not able to make it to the venue, you can join via our YouTube livestream.

We look forward to seeing you there!


Axolile Ntsika Mandaba Qina is a 3rd year PhD candidate in New Testament & Christian Origins at Edinburgh University and is funded by the Leverhulme Trust – Shaun Johnson Memorial Scholarships. He is a Mandela Rhodes scholar, and was elected as the first black African male President of the Student Representative Council (SRC) at Stellenbosch University. A South African born in the Transkei but raised in Johannesburg, Axolile lives in Edinburgh with his Italian wife Elena.

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