Oct 21, 2015
from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
|Where||Palmerstone Room, St John's College|
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The University of Cambridge and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) present:
A Debate on Faith and Education: an Uneasy Partnership
Is there any relevance or value for religious education in schools in Britain today? Join former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams and others in this topical debate on religion and secularity in public life.
-Andrew Copson, Chief Executive, British Humanist Association
-Adam Dinham, Professor of Faith and Public Policy, Goldsmiths, University of London
-Farid Panjwani, Director of the Centre for Research and Evaluation in Muslim Education; Senior Lecturer, Institute of Education, University College London
-Rowan Williams, Master of Magdalene College, University of Cambridge;
Chaired by Catrin Nye, BBC
This is a free public event which is part of the Cambridge Festival of Ideas.
This debate is a part of the AHRC Anniversary Debates on ‘The Way We Live Now’, which are exploring central aspects of our human world, the ways in which they are shaping our lives, and how the arts and humanities help us understand our changing world. It has been organised by Dr Arif Ahmed and Dr Daniel Weiss.
The AHRC funds world-class, independent researchers in a wide range of subjects: ancient history, modern dance, archaeology, digital content, philosophy, English literature, design, the creative and performing arts, and much more.
Booking is required. Please Book here.