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How can Humanist & Muslim Londoners live & work with each other?

London is probably the most diverse and vibrant city in the world. Many cultures call London their home, but what unites us as Londoners?


London is probably the most diverse and vibrant city in the world. Many cultures call London their home, but what unites us as Londoners?

One in eight of our fellow Londoners are Muslim, but how much do we know about London’s Muslim communities? And how much do they know about Humanism? Is there a common ground? What diversity exists amongst Muslims in London? What is changing? Can we see beyond our differences? How can we work together?

This evening of discussion is a unique opportunity to address these questions and others you may wish to ask.

Alom Shaha, author of “The Young Atheists Handbook”, will be in conversation with:

Mamadou Bocoum – Public Relations Officer for the Sharia Council.

Sara Khan – Co-Founder and Director of the human rights charity Inspire.

Yasmin Rehman – Justice & Strategy Manager for the charity Women’s Aid and researcher into polygamy and the law.

Huda Jawad – Advisor at the Centre for Academic Shi’s Studies and research Coordinator for Solace Women’s Aid.

Organised by London Humanists in association with Conway Hall Ethical Society and the British Humanist Association as part of InterFaith week.


Speaker(s):

Prof Pervez Hoodbhoy | talks | www
Mamadou Bocoum | talks
Sara Khan | talks
Yasmin Yehmin | talks
Huda Jawad | talks

 

Date and Time:

25 November 2014 at 6:30 pm

Duration:

3 hours

 

Venue:

Conway Hall
25 Red Lion Square
London
WC1R 4RL

http://www.conwayhall.org.uk
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Organised by:

British Humanist Association
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Tickets:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/how-can-humanist-muslim-londoners-live-work-together-tickets-72555124

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About the British Humanist Association:
The British Humanist Association is the national charity working on behalf of religious people who seek to lead ethical and fulfilling lives on the basis of reason and humanity. It promotes a secular state and equal treatment in law and policy of everyone, regardless of religion or belief.

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