This specially curated '5x15' event will feature five experts in conversation with one another in a daisy chain of five 15-minute interviews on the subject of belief. Each speaker has chosen someone who they would particularly like to question on this fascinating and contentious topic, so interviewee will take the place of interviewer as we move along the chain. Matthew Taylor, Chief Executive of the RSA, will speak to his father, the sociologist and broadcaster Professor Laurie Taylor, who chose to talk to Kenan Malik, writer and broadcaster and author of 'From Fatwa to Jihad: The Rushdie affair and its legacy'. Kenan will then be in conversation with Elizabeth Hunter, Director of the Theos think-tank, which seeks to inform debate about the place of religion in society. Hunter will, in turn, speak to Linda Woodhead, Professor of the Sociology of Religion at Lancaster University. To complete the circle of five conversations, Linda will then interview Matthew. Expect an evening of wit, insight and investigation. Speakers are Matthew Taylor, Chief Executive, Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce. Laurie Taylor, broadcaster and Visiting Professor, Department of Sociology, Birkbeck, University of London.Kenan Malik, writer and broadcaster, author of From Fatwa to Jihad: The Rushdie affair and its legacy. Elizabeth Hunter, Director, Theos think-tank. Linda Woodhead, Professor, Department of the Sociology of Religion, Lancaster University.
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183-193 Euston RoadCamdenLondonNW1 2BE
- +44 (0)20 7611 2222
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