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Secularism, Human Rights and the Middle East: challenges and reflections

Centre for the Study of Human Rights public lecture

Date: Tuesday 23 October 2012 
Time: 6.30-8pm 
Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speaker: Professor Gilbert Achcar

A critical reflection on the politics of secularism and human rights following the so-called “Arab Spring” and the challenges posed for progressive thinking.

Gilbert Achcar is professor of development studies and international relations at SOAS.

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