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Fri, 02 Jun 2017
Date: Friday 2nd June 2017, 09:30 – 16:30
Location: Room 356, Gilbert Scott Conference Suite, Main Building, University of Glasgow G12 8QQ
Tickets: Free, please book online
Details: In March 2016, Humanist Society Scotland published a report commissioned from the University of Glasgow Humanist Hub -, Religion in Scots Law. This landmark guide to the place of religion within Scots Law is the subject of this one-day conference.
Speakers at the event will include:- Dr Brian Dempsey, School of Law, University of Dundee; Prof. Jane Mair, School of Law, University of Glasgow; Prof Callum Brown, School of Humanities, University of Glasgow; and Gordon Macrae, CEO of Humanist Society Scotland.
Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Date: Tuesday 27th June 2017, 19.30
Location: B-Bar Barbican Theatre, Castle Street, The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2NJ
Details: Our population is becoming less religious and more religiously diverse, but what of our institutions? Keith Porteous Wood from the National Secular Society will talk about how the secularity of most of the population is at odds with the religiosity of our institutions.
Sat, 22 Jul 2017
Date: Saturday 22 - Sunday 23 July 2017
Location: Central London
Tickets: See website for details
Details: The exciting two-day conference will be a follow up to the historic 2014 International Conference on the Religious-Right, Secularism and Civil Rights and will discuss censorship and blasphemy laws, freedom of and from religion, apostasy, the limits of religion's role in society, LGBT and women's rights, secular values and more.
Thu, 21 Sep 2017
Date: Thursday 21 - Sunday September 2017
Location: Salle Léon Jouhaux – Annexe de la Bourse du Travail, 67 rue Turbigo – 75003 Paris
Tickets: From €65
Details: An international conference bringing together activists and organisations from around the world working on themes related to secularism, free thought and human rights. Speakers at the event will include:- Dr Brian Dempsey, School of Law, University of Dundee; Prof. Jane Mair, School of Law, University of Glasgow; Prof Callum Brown, School of Humanities, University of Glasgow; and Gordon Macrae, CEO of Humanist Society Scotland.
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