Jul 02, 2014
from 11:00 AM to 01:15 PM
|Where||room S2 (second floor) - POLIS Department, ALISON RICHARDS BUILDING, UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE, 7 WEST ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB3 9DT|
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10:45 - Arrival & registration
11:00 - Prof. John Loughlin (VHI, Cambridge), Welcome
PANEL 1: Policy Challenges
11:05 - Dr Sara Silvestri (City Univ.London and Cambridge) "Convergences and divergences in attitudes to religious and cultural diversity in the Euro-Mediterranean region"
11:20 - Mr Warwick Hawkins (Department for Culture, formerly at DCLG) "British government policies of engagement with faith-based actors"
11:35 - Prof.Maleiha Malik (King's College London) "Regulating Religious Diversity in Liberal Societies"
11:50 - brief Q&A
PANEL 2 - Legal perspectives addressing policy challenges
12:00 - Dr Shaun Larcom (SOAS & Cambridge University), "Legal
12:15 - Mr Greg Walsh (University of Notre Dame Australia) "The
Regulation of the Employment Decisions of Religious Schools under
12:30 - Prof. Roberto Scarciglia (University of Trieste)
"Methodological Pluralism and Legal Comparison"
12:45 - Q&A followed by general discussion
13:15 - Conclusions and light buffet lunch
14:15 - Departure
Participation is open and free but registration is required (please write to VHI Administrator). A small amount of travel grants are available.