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April 2019

Interfaith Youth ConferenceFree11:00 am - 4:00 pm Arts BuildingSaturday 13 April 2019

Event type: AcademicConferenceAudience: All audiences
This event has been created by: Florence Sharp fmss@st-andrews.ac.uk

Event Details

“What is justice?” An Interfaith Youth Conference hosted by Interfaith Scotland and the University of St Andrews’ Coexistence Initative. Free lunch included.

Speakers:

  • Ravinder Kaur Nijjar – chair of Religions for Peace UK Women of Faith Network, educationalist, and previous receiver of the Scottish Asain Women’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • Professor Hossein Godazgar – professor of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at al-Maktoum College of Higher Education in Dundee, and accomplished academic with qualifications in Islamic Studies (BA, University of Tehran), Comparative Religions and Mysticism (MA, University of Tehran), and Practical Ethics: Bioethics, the Environment and the Foundations of Law (MA, University of York).
  • Dr Jasmine Gani – senior lecturer in the School of International Relations at the University of St Andrews, her research interests include religion and politics, and Syrian foreign policy and contentious politics. Former editor of Millennium: Journal of International Studies and associate director of the Centre for Syrian Studies.
  • Laura Dunlop QC – Scottish advocate and member of the Queen’s Counsel, working predominately in Administrative Law and Professional Negligence. She has also worked on a number of public inquiries, including the Dunblane Inquiry into the school’s shootings and the Penrose Inquiry into the transmission of Hepatitis C and HIV by NHS blood procedures. Furthermore, she is procurator to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.

Time

(Saturday) 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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