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Mar 28 2014

I’ll be in Poland at Atheist Congress this weekend

I will be speaking at the first Atheist Days in Warsaw, Poland on 28-29 March. The event starts on Friday (28.03) with an evening of atheist movies. On 29.03, there will be a march of atheists followed by the historical reconstruction of the execution of the nobleman Lyszczynski, the author of the treaty “On non …

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Mar 03 2014

I’ll be in Missouri, Warsaw and Utah in the next few weeks

15-16 March 2014 Columbia, Missouri Maryam Namazie will be speaking at the Missouri University SASHA (Skeptics, Atheists, Secular Humanists and Agnostics) conference in Columbia, Missouri. More information here. 28-30 March 2014 Warsaw, Poland Maryam Namazie will be speaking at the first Atheist Days in Poland on 28-30 March. The event starts on Friday (28.03) with …

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Oct 24 2013

Niqab and Women’s Movements

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I’ll be doing an interview this morning on the niqab debate for 4thought.tv. In the evening I’ll be speaking on a panel entitled ‘Women’s Movements Changing Women Changing the World’ at a House of Lord Seminar organised by Women Worldwide Advancing Freedom & Equality (WWAFE). Place: Committee Room 1, 6.00pm to 8.00pm House of Lords. [We will begin promptly, …

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Oct 21 2013

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

I will be speaking at the following places over the next few weeks in case you can make any of them: 24 October 2013 London, UK Maryam Namazie will speak on a panel entitled ‘Women’s Movements Changing Women Changing the World’ at a House of Lord Seminar organised by Women Worldwide Advancing Freedom & Equality (WWAFE). Place: Committee …

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Jul 29 2013

My schedule for August

I will be in Edinburgh, Marseilles and Boston in August in case any of you can make the below. Here are more details: 11 August 2013 Edinburgh, Scotland 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm at: The Jam House, 5 Queen Street, EH2 1JE Maryam will be speaking at Skeptics on the Fringe Festival on “Secularism is my …

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Jul 16 2013

Manchester and free expression

I am off to Manchester today to speak on “Freedom of Expression, Islam and Blasphemy”. The meeting is organised by Greater Manchester Humanists from 18:30 to 19:45 at Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount St., Manchester M2 5NS. For more information, click here. Hope to see some of you there!

Mar 17 2013

Breaking the Taboo of Atheism in Black Communities

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Leo Igwe, Nigeria’s most prominent human rights activist particularly well known for his work against superstition and witchcraft will be giving a ground-breaking talk on ‘Breaking the Taboo of Atheism in Black Communities’ at a talk organised by London Black Atheists. Here are details if you can make it: Date: Monday 25th March Time: 6.30pm …

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Jan 25 2013

Where I’ll be in the next few weeks

I’ll be at the below events over the next few weeks: 28 January 2013 London, UK There will be an ex-Muslim women’s coffee morning in January from 11:30-1:00pm and an apostate asylum seekers meet-up from 1:30-3:00pm. To RSVP, email [email protected] 31 January 2013 Leeds, UK Maryam Namazie will be speaking at ‘Engage: Leeds Speakers Forum’ …

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Dec 06 2012

Free Expression Day

UPDATE: Anne Marie is going in my place tonight. It should be an excellent meeting so stop by if you can. I’ll be in Reading tonight with Peter Tatchell – LGBT, human rights, democracy, and global justice activist, Robert Sharp – English PEN and Andrew Copson – British Humanist Association for Free Expression Day. It’s …

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Nov 27 2012

Bangladesh Genocide: What Human Rights, Anti-racist and Peace Organisations won’t tell you

Tonight, the Centre for Secular Space is hosting a conversation on the Bangladesh Genocide: What Human Rights, Anti-racist and Peace Organisations won’t tell you. Gita Sahgal, co-founder of the Centre for Secular Space talks to Dr Ghayasuddin Siddiqui (former Islamist, now Muslim reformer) and Asif Munier (pro-Jonmo 71, children of the Martyrs of the Liberation …

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Nov 26 2012

I’ll be in Texas this weekend

I will be in Houston, Texas during 30 November – 2 December 2012 for a two-day symposium organised by the Institute of Humanist Studies entitled ‘Does theism have an impact on public policy and, if it does, what is it and how should humanists respond to this situation?’ held on the Rice University campus. My …

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Nov 12 2012

End-Year Drinks with the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain

Members and supporters are invited to join the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain for end-year drinks. Date: Tuesday 11 December 2012 Time: 18:30-20:00 Hours Location: Central London Entry: £10 per person; £7 for unwaged (including one drink and canapés). Special Guest Speaker: Philosopher A C Grayling on ‘Secularism as a Human Right’.

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Sep 21 2012

NSS London Conference on Secularism

On Saturday 22 September 2012, I will be speaking at the sold-out National Secular Society One Day Conference on Secularism in London along with other speakers, including the fantastic Richard Dawkins and Peter Tatchell. For more information on the conference, click here. Here are two articles on it: London: Challenging religious privilege, Examiner, 16 August 2012 [external …

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Sep 19 2012

I’m in Coventry today

I’ll be speaking on Sharia law at a meeting organised by Coventry Skeptics in the Pub today at 7.30pm. It will be at The Albany, 24 Albany Road, Coventry, CV5 6JUMore information here.

Sep 10 2012

I’m back blogging

I’ve been meaning to start blogging regularly again. But it does become difficult to get back into the groove of it all once you’ve been away for a while. I hope everyone had a good summer. I eventually did – after my personal crisis was sorted out. Anyway it’s good to be back blogging again. …

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