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This panel is part of the Blasphemy and Freedom of Expression Workshop and Festival, a two day festival open to all.
Chair: Maria Drakopoulou (Kent Law School)
David Nash (History, Oxford Brookes University) 'How do states get rid of Blasphemy Laws? An historical perspective'
Clara Connolly (lawyer and activist) 'Unholy Allies: Blasts against Blasphemy in Voices for Rushdie and WAF'
Yolande Jansen (Religion and Secularity, VU University Amsterdam) 'Hate speech, pain and blasphemy'
Shakila Maan (British film director, and leader in avant-garde British Asian theatre) 'Self-censorship/artists creating in the margins'
Ricardo Baldissone (University of Westminster Law and Theory Centre) 'Blasphemy: a confrontation between medieval and modern views, or an opportunity to provincialize both?'
LocationLecture Theatre 3,
University of Kent,
DetailsOpen to all,
Contact: Yvonne Sherwood