Are Attempts to Promote Religious Freedom Naive or Necessary?

  • RUSI, 61 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2ET
  • Wednesday 12 March 2014, 5.30pm-7.00pm

National and international campaigns to promote religious freedom are gaining momentum. Are they necessary or naive, with hidden dangers and unintended consequences? Are they based solely on Western Christian premises? Can they be fashioned to do more good than harm?

These debates are organised by Charles Clarke (former Education Secretary and Home Secretary in the last Labour Government) and Linda Woodhead (Professor of Sociology and Religion at Lancaster University) and they are open to all. Click for further details about this debate