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"Blasphemy!"­

“BLASPHEMY!”

KENAN MALIK, ANDREW COPSON, AUSTIN DACEY, JACOB MCHANGAMA, MARYAM NAMAZIE

Expert, entertaining and provocative speakers on a controversial topic.

This event focuses on the criminalization of religious hatred, defamation, and insult under European human rights, and how this functions as a de facto blasphemy law.

 

Jointly presented by Centre for Inquiry UK and SPES

 

Saturday 28th January 2012

Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square Holborn EC1R 4RL

 

Tickets: £10 (£8 student). Buy one here...

http://www.humanism.org.uk/shop/tickets

 

10.30am REGISTRATION

 

11.00AM Kenan Malik

Beyond the sacred

12.00 Andrew Copson

Blasphemy laws by the back door

[masked] Lunch

1.30 Austin Dacey

The Future of Blasphemy

2.30 Jacob Mchangama

Between blasphemy and hate speech: How hate speech laws are being used to enforce blasphemy norms

3.30 Maryam Namazie

Blasphemy, Offence, and Islamophobia limiting Citizen Rights


4.30 end

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  • terence f.

    Excellent speakers on the power and politics of Blasphemy.
    There are problems and there seem to be some struck in the dark ages.

    January 30, 2012

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