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Challenging Religious Privilege

Upcoming Events

Links are provided to events which may be of interest to secularists. Unless otherwise stated the NSS does not necessarily support or endorse these events.

Radicalisation & extremism: how women & young people can counter extremism

Wed, 17 Feb 2016

Date: Wednesday, 17 February 2016, 18:30 -20:00 (please arrive from 18:15)
Location: See website for details
Tickets: Talk: £10 | Buffet dinner: £18.50

A discussion with: Rt. Hon Hazel Blears (Former Counterterrorism Minister/ Communities Secretary) & Nikita Malik (Representing Fempower, the Quilliam Foundation's outreach programme).

Roundtable on religious discrimination

Fri, 26 Feb 2016

Date: Friday 26 February 2016, 14.00 - 19.00
Location: Council Room, 29-30 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9QU
Tickets: Free - RSVP online

Speakers include Lucy Vickers (Oxford Brookes University), Ronan McCrea (University College London), Emmanuelle Bribosia and Isabelle Rorive (both Université Libre de Bruxelles) and David Perfect (Equality and Human Rights Commission).

Atheist, Humanist and Secular Student Societies 2016 convention

Sat, 12 Mar 2016

Date: Saturday 12 March 2016, 09.00 - 18.00
Location: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL
Tickets: £10 for members of AHS student societies - see website for other rates

The convention is the biggest event in the AHS national calendar with a packed programme of fantastic speakers addressing a wide variety of topics relevant to student secularists.

Secularist of the Year 2016

Sat, 19 Mar 2016

Date: Saturday 19 March 2016, 12.30 - 16:00
Location: Central London
Tickets: Members: £40 | Non-members: £50

The £5,000 Irwin Prize for Secularist of the Year award is presented annually in recognition of an individual or an organisation considered to have made an outstanding contribution to secularism and human rights. The award is kindly sponsored by NSS honorary associate Dr. Michael Irwin.

This year's prize will be presented on Saturday 19 March at a lunch in central London, where the award will be presented by NSS honorary associate Julia Hartley-Brewer.

Tickets includes a three course lunch with coffee or tea and a welcome drink on arrival.

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