The Rev Dr Inderjit Bhogal OBE has been appointed the next leader of the Corrymeela Community inÂ Northern Ireland.Â The Nairobi-born Dr Bhogal is former President of the British Methodist Conference. For the last fiveÂ years, he has been Chief Executive of the Yorkshire and Humber Faiths Forum, and United Faiths, itsÂ interfaith youth council.Dr Bhogal is also the Chair and founder of the much acclaimed City of Sanctuary, a nationalÂ movement that was started in Sheffield to build a culture of welcome and hospitality for peopleÂ seeking sanctuary in the UK.Looking to the future, Dr Bhogal said the Corrymeela Community would work together toÂ address economic, ecumenical and ecological issues, as well as political and religious extremism,Â sectarianism and racism.
Recorded at Greenbelt 2011: Galillee, 29 Aug 2011, 11:00
Recorded at Greenbelt 2011: Kitchen, 28 Aug 2011, 20:00
Mind the Gap Communities across the UK are divided by race, class and wealth. But are there new, radical ways to consider social relations? Bhogul discusses how to breach the gap.