Roundtable on Religious Discrimination

Friday 26 February 2016, 2pm-7pm

Speakers include:

Lucy Vickers (Oxford Brookes University)

Emmanuelle Bribosia (Université Libre de Bruxelles)

Isabelle Rorive (Université Libre de Bruxelles)

Ronan McCrea (University College London)

David Perfect (Equality and Human Rights Commission)

Iain McLean (University of Oxford)

Scot Peterson (University of Oxford)

The event will take place in SPP Council Room, 29/30 Tavistock Square.


14:00 Panel I

Chair: Cécile Laborde (UCL)

The EHRC's evaluation of the religion or belief legal framework - David Perfect, Equality and Human Rights Commission

Religious Discrimination and Freedom of Religion: two sides of the same coin, or rights in conflict? - Lucy Vickers, Oxford Brookes University

Religious Exemptions and Secularity - Iain McLean & Scot Peterson, University of Oxford

15:30 Coffee break

16:00 Panel II

Chair: Myriam Hunter-Henin (UCL)

When non-discrimination law struggles with the “conscience” of companies - Emmanuelle Bribosia & Isabelle Rorive, Université Libre de Bruxelles

How Can an Egalitarian and Individualistic Conception of Freedom of Religion or Belief Co-Exist with the Notion of Indirect Discrimination? - Ronan McCrea, UCL


The event will be followed by a drinks reception. All are welcome. 

The roundtable will take place in SPP Council Room (29-30 Tavistock Square). 

Programme (PDF)