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Faith, Governance and Public Policy: the challenge of cultural and religious diversity

A workshop jointly organised by the Von Hügel Institute and the BISA working group on Religion Security and IR
When 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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Programme

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
Pluralism”

12:15 - Mr Greg Walsh (University of Notre Dame Australia) "The
Regulation of the Employment Decisions of Religious Schools under
Anti-Discrimination Legislation"

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 ). A small amount of travel grants are available.

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