Suffolk Theology Forum February Meeting


The next Suffolk Theology Forum event takes place on Thursday 6 February, 2pm at The Co-op Education Centre, Fore St, Ipswich IP4 1JW.

Elaine Storkey, broadcaster, philosopher, sociologist and theologian will speak on,

“How can theology help us understand gender-based violence?”

Elaine Storkey is a philosopher, sociologist and theologian, having held posts at the Open University, King’s College, London, and the University of Oxford. From 1997-2015 she was the President of Tearfund, and has since been involved in monitoring aid, relief and advocacy work in countries of the Global South. In 2010 she and her husband, Alan became founder members of Restored, an organisation committed to advocating against violence to women. Elaine is the author of numerous books and publications, her most recent being the acclaimed Scars Across Humanity where Elaine combines rigorous research and compelling personal testimonies to investigate the different forms of violence experienced by women across the globe today.

To book your place, please send an email to with a subject line “Storkey Lecture”.  Places will be booked on a first come, first registered basis.

The pedestrian entrance to the Co-op Education Centre is at 11 Fore Street, Ipswich IP4 1JW within walking distance from bus & train stations.

There is a free car park – car park entrance on Waterworks Street
For SatNav use IP4 1JG

Entry £5 a meeting.  Free to student card holders.