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National Secular Society

Challenging Religious Privilege

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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.

National Secular Society 2015 AGM

Sat, 28 Nov 2015

The Annual General Meeting of the National Secular Society will be held on Saturday 28 November 2015 in the Main Hall at Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL at 1:30 p.m. Registration will start at 1:00 p.m. Please arrive promptly. Tea, coffee and soft drinks will be available before the meeting.

The meeting is open to paid-up members and affiliated group representatives only. Only one representative of each affiliated group will be admitted, and they will be able to cast a vote on its behalf if they bring an authorising letter from their organisation

An Atheist and a Muslim in Conversation: Overcoming Differences, Challenging Fundamentalism and Promoting Secular Values

Sun, 10 Jan 2016

Date: Sunday 10 January 2016, 11.00 - 13:00
Location: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL
Tickets: £3 (£2 for concessions and free for Conway Hall Ethical Society members)

A conversation between Boyd Sleator (Atheist Northern Ireland) and Tehmina Kazi (British Muslims for Secular Democracy).

Progressive Muslims and atheists differ on key issues such as the existence of God, and the likelihood of an afterlife. Yet there is much we have in common: from promoting secular democracy and human rights, to opposing faith-based discrimination. In recent years, atheist and Muslim campaigners have worked together to oppose the normalisation of gender segregation in public universities, campaigned against exclusionary policies in faith schools, and promoted greater acceptance of same-sex relations in faith communities. What are the barriers to achieving progress, and how can we build on our successes?

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