The Kristiansand Interfaith Dialogue

Lørdag 4. mai
Universitetet i Agder, Aud: B1-018
Arrangør: UiA, Kristiansand kommune, STL Kristiansand, IPPFORB
Språk: Engelsk
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The dividing lines between freedom of speech and hate speech

  • Promoting religious beliefs is a part of human rights.
  • What is criticism of religion and what is hateful? 


09:00 - 10:00

Registration, coffee and snacks

10:00 - 10:10

Opening speech

Sunniva Whittaker, Rector of the University of Agder

10:10 - 10:15

Video greeting from Fernanda San Martin Carrasco, IPPFoRB Director

10:15 - 10:30

Introducing IPPFoRB and its work to advance freedom of religion or belief in the world

Hon. Esther Jailosi Jolobala

10:30 - 10:50

Combating Anti-Muslim hatred

Alexandre Guessel, Special Representative of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe on antisemitic, anti-Muslim and other forms of religious intolerance and hate crimes.

10:50 - 11:00


11:00 - 11:45

In the Line of the Fire - Muslim Women´s involvement in the Norwegian Public Sphere

Sissel Kveinaa Tonstad, PhD Research Fellow at UIA

11:45 - 12:30


12:30 - 12:45

The Council for Religious and Life Stance Communities in Norway (STL) on what and how the organisations works on Interfaith issues.


Imam Akmal Ali and Alasdair McLellan

12:45 - 13:45

How to keep focus on solidarity - relations between religious minorities in times of international conflict and crisis

Professor Claudia Lenz, Social Science - Chair for prevention of racism and antisemitism 

13:45 - 14:00


14:45 - 15:00


14:00 - 14:45

Panel discussion – Europe Together, Challenging predjutice in all its form

Chaired by Shaukat Warraich, Faith Associates. 

The panel:  

  • Professor Claudia Lenz
  • Alexandre Guessel, Council of Europe
  • Dr. Lars Gule, Norwegian Humanist Association
  • Hon. Taufik Basari, Parliamentarian IPPFoRB 
15:00 - 15:45

Religious Values and Faith, should they shape the political future?

Chaired by TBA 

The panel:  

  • TBA
  • Jacob van der Blom – Holland
  • Sh Romas Jakubauskas – Lithuania
  • Pia Jardi – Finland
15:45 - 16:00

Ending comments from Claudia Klostergaard, Adviser at The Centre for Gender and Equality at the University of Agder


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Publisert: 1. mars 2024 10:10
Oppdatert: 2. mai 2024 21:07