Andrew Copson: Secularism and Humanism

Posted by on 11 November, 2017 | 0 comments

Chief Executive of Humanists UK and President of the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU), Andrew Copson, will be joining us on the 1st of February to discuss his book “Secularism: Politics, Religion, and Freedom.

 

Andrew is Chief Executive of Humanists UK (formerly the British Humanist Association) and has represented Humanists UK on British television a number of times. His latest book “Secularism: Politics, Religion, and Freedom” traces the history of secularism from the 18th century and examines tensions which have arisen between secular states and resurgent religious identity politics. Andrew will join us to discuss these themes in February.

Website: http://andrewcopson.net/ 

Twitter: @andrewcopson

Andrew’s book: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/secularism-9780198809135?cc=gb&lang=en&# 

 


Date: 1 February 2018

Time: 19.30 – 21.00

Location: Annie Besant Lodge, 17 Queens Crescent, St. George’s Cross, Glasgow, G4 9BL


Entry by donation at door and to be followed by a wine reception. Our events and talks are free and open to the public, member and non-members alike. We are a non-profit organisation that receives no funding from external groups or the government. Our campaigns and events are funded by the generous donations of our members and supporters.

Leave a Reply