LSE SU Atheist, Secularist, and Humanist Society discussion panel discussion
Date: Tuesday 4 March 2014
Venue: TW1 G.01, Tower 1
Speakers: Professor Timothy Garton Ash, Dr Rumy Hasan, Professor Paul Kelly, Gita Sahgal, Professor Brian Winston
Chair: Professor Chandran Kukathas
The panel attempts to provide a platform to discuss the nature of the right to offend. Is there a right to offend? Does free expression necessarily entails such right? If so, to what extent should the right to offend be granted?
Timothy Garton Ash is professor of European studies at Oxford University.
Rumy Hasan is senior lecturer of science and technology policy research at the University of Sussex.
Paul Kelly is pro-director for Teaching and Learning at LSE.
Gita Sahgal is a co-founder and executive director of Centre for Secular Space.
Brian Winston is Lincoln Chair of Communications at the University of Lincoln.
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