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The panel will discuss Bhikhu Parekh’s new book, A New Politics of Identity (Palgrave, March 2008) covering the impact of globalisation on ethnic, religious and national identities.
In a largely secular Britain faith is again a hot topic. Its political dimensions have attracted considerable attention but there has been relatively little about its legal implications.
Tom Wright is bishop of Durham. Rabinder Singh is a member of Matrix Law Chambers. Roger Smith is director of JUSTICE. Lord Hoffman is the Lord of Appeal in Ordinary.
"Transformations in conflict resolution – the changing role of non governmental public actors in post war reconstruction and peace building processes"
This event launches the LSE Forum on Religion, established to provide LSE and the broader community with a space for coordinated, interdisciplinary discussion on religion in contemporary society.
Religious modernity seen from the angle of societies that have adopted the autonomy of individuals, thereby creating a god of their own.
The recent revival of religion around the globe has raised fundamental questions not only about its role in both national and international politics, but also concerning its claim to serve as a princi