October 28th, 2015 7:30 PM   --   9:30 PM

Back to the Enlightenment?

In Jim Al-Khalili's final public appearance in his term as President of the British Humanist Association, he enters conversation with Ziauddin Sardar, Chair of the Muslim Institute.

This event is a unique opportunity which brings together two important figures with humanist and Islamic perspectives on the modern world. How do these differ, and are these views misconceived?

There will be plenty of time for questions and for informal dialogue.

Our speakers

Professor Jim Al-Khalili is President of the British Humanist Association. He's an Iraqi-born theoretical physicist, author, and broadcaster. His book, Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science, visited a time when the Arab world was at the centre of the Enlightenment and the driving force of gobal scientific inquiry. This was also the theme of his sellout 2014 British Humanist Association Voltaire Lecture.

Professor Ziauddin Sardar is Chair of the Muslim Institute. He's an internationally renowned author, broadcaster and cultural critic.

The event will be chaired by Innes Bowen, author of Medina in Birmingham, Najaf in Brent: Inside British Islam. 


Tickets are available to buy via Eventbrite. Advance tickets cost £6.

Standard advance: £6.00
Care assisted advance: £6.00


Conway Hall
25 Red Lion Square
London, WC1R 4RL
United Kingdom

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