World Humanist Congress 2014 – Saturday’s Speakers

The World Humanist Congress is in full swing today, and we have another four great talks from some remarkable speakers laid on in the bookshop today – just pop down to the Norrington Room for any or all of these free 20 minute talks! Yesterday’s talks were very well-attended, so please arrive early to be sure to get some space.

At 12pm, we’ll be kicking things off with Peter Tatchell, who’ll be giving a talk entitled ‘Organised Religion Is The Greatest Global Threat To Human Rights’.


Then at 2pm, we’ll host Nick Cohen – no confirmed subject as yet, but it’s sure to be fascinating.

Nick CohenNext up, at 3pm, Simon Singh will be asking ‘Trick or Treatment? Alternative Medicine on Trial’.

Image of Simon Singh

 And finally for today, at 4pm Martin Rowson will discuss ‘Laughing with Disbelief’. 

martinrowson200As you can see, today’s line up is another four fantastic speakers, and a unique opportunity to hear a wide range of free short talks by some of the world’s most renowned thinkers. We have a great selection of their titles available to buy from our dedicated World Humanist Congress Section in the Norrington Room. Even better, after each talk, there’ll be a chance to have your books signed.

And in the meantime, check out our fab World Humanist Congress page here, where you can see books by all our Congress speakers, and other relevant titles.

Don’t forget to follow along on Twitter, using the #WHC2014 hashtag – we’re at @blackwelloxford.



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