Events

The Relationship between Religion and Individual Rights in a Diverse Multicultural Community

Summary

A Public Forum held in conjunction with the Tamar Valley Peace Festival

Start Date

27th Jul 2017 6:00pm

End Date

27th Jul 2017 7:30pm

Venue

Lecture Theatre 9, Faculty of Arts Building, Newnham campus

RSVP / Contact Information

Enquiries: UTAS.Events@utas.edu.au or 63243290

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Religious and cultural diversity make for a rich and more vibrant community, but can also give rise to tensions when deeply held views and beliefs are in conflict. How should we manage, for example, tensions between the freedom of religion and the right to be free from discrimination on the basis of race or sexuality? Join us for a public forum exploring these issues.

Key Speaker:

  • Ed Santow
    Human Rights Commissioner for Australia

Panellists:

  • Rodney Croome AM
    LGBTI rights activist and academic
  • Very Reverend Richard Humphrey
    Dean of St David’s Cathedral
  • Robin Banks
    Former Anti-Discrimination Commissioner for Tasmania

Facilitated by Professor Richard Eccleston, Director, Institute for the Study of Social Change

Refreshments from 5.30pm.


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