Hate speech and religious conflict: An interfaith perspective.

Monday 13 November 19.00 – 20.30

Hotel du Vin, 40 The Scores, St Andrews, KY16 9AS

A panel featuring three key figures in UK faith communties, who will be discussing the rise in hate speech directed at and coming from within religious groups. Each of our three speakers will be giving their own unique insight into the current issues affecting their respective faith traditions. This promises to be an enlightening conversation appropriate for everyone.

Event held by Council of Christians and Jews
Contact Katharine Crew
Telephone 02035153004
Email katharine.crew@ccj.org.uk
Website www.ccj.org.uk
Venue accessibility
Event categories Conference/seminar/talk/workshop, Scottish Interfaith Week
Important information We will be joined by:
Lord Parry Mitchell, former Labour peer, who will be talking to us about issues of anti-semitism in UK politics.
Dr Salah al-Ansari, Senior Researcher at the London based counter-extremism think tank Quilliam. Dr al-Ansari was formely Imam at Regent's Park Mosque and trained at al-Azhar school of Sunni Islam in Cairo.
Rev Dr Leah Robinson, a distinguished academic at Edinburgh University who specialises in the study of sectarian violence and Christian peace building in Northern Ireland and Scotland.