In partnership with Inter Faith Wolverhampton and Wolverhampton City Council, the Centre for Transnational & Transcultural Research (CTTR) is proud to host ‘Human Rights and Faith Perspectives’, a conference organized by Dr Opinderjit Kaur Takhar, Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies.
The Conference will take place from 11am – 4pm on 21 November 2015 in the Council Room, MA Building, City Campus, University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Street, WV1 1LY. It is free, open to the public, and lunch is provided. Registration is through Eventbrite or by emailing O.Takhar@wlv.ac.uk (click on poster for further details in PDF).
This conference will explore approaches to human rights from a number of faith based perspectives. It will bring together academics, activists and the general public to share their experiences and to discuss effective strategies from a diversity of religious traditions and communities when addressing and campaigning around issues concerning human rights.
Proceedings will be officially opened by Professor Geoff Layer, Vice Chancellor of the University, with the Deputy Mayor and Mayoress of Wolverhampton in attendance. A keynote address will be delivered by Kate Allen – Director of Amnesty International UK.