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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Maryam Namazie speaking at Howthelightgetsin 2011 philosophy and music festival at Hay

Saturday 4 June 2011
Venue: International Tent

Philosophy Session - The Scimitar's Edge
Lauren Booth, Iain Edgar, Maryam Namazie. Mary Ann Sieghart chairs.
Islam is the most widely discussed religion in the West. Is its 'success' due to its beliefs, its certainty or its function as a political force? AreIslamic values compatible with western liberalism and should we be weary of or embrace its influence?

Journalist, reality TV star and Muslim convert Lauren Booth, Islam scholar Iain Edgar and Director of the Ex-Muslim Council Maryam Namazie examine the reasons behind Islam's success.

Saturday 4 June 2011
Venue: Talk Tent

Philosophy Session - The Islamist Inquisition
Maryam Namazie
Iranian refugee, broadcaster and Director of the ex-Muslim Council, Maryam Namazie, examines how we are best able to deal with threat from radical Islamism in our globalised world.
'One of the most important feminists from the developing world' - Guardian

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

has Lauren Booth read page 61 of the quean yet?