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...
11.00AM Kenan Malik
Beyond the sacred
12.00 Andrew Copson
Blasphemy laws by the back door
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