Zutshi-Smith Symposium on the Commission on Religion and Belief in British Public Life

Papers from the Symposium

On 15th and 16th December 2016 the University of Bristol hosted the Zutshi-Smith Symposium on the Commission on Religion and Belief in British Public Life to mark the anniversary of the Commission’s report. At the symposium papers were presented on the themes of the report of the and responses to it. Following on from Public Spirit‘s previous discussion of the report, here we present some of these papers:

 

Tariq ModoodZutshi-Smith Symposium on The Commission on Religion and Belief in British Public Life: Introduction

Alison MawhinneyThe law on collective school worship: The rationale then and now

Frank Cranmer Reasonable accommodation for religion in employment and provision of services?

Prakash ShahHow CORAB instantiates the treatment of Hindus in British religion and faith policy

Silvio FerrariThe transformations of freedom of religion and belief: reflecting on Europe today

Simon LeeWhy we must have particular regard to what the law actually says

David Perfect and Kathleen JamesonEHRC religion or belief guidance and evaluation of the law

Tariq ModoodEquality for Minority Faiths? Reflections on the Commission on Religion in British Public Life

Robin Richardson – Allies, enemies or critical friends? – religion and Enlightenment

Trevor Cooling – Consensus and coalition in education: epistemological reflections on the use of the term “religion and belief” in the Report of the Commission on Religion and Belief in British Public Life (CORAB)

Andrew Copson – Religion and belief in education

Jonathan Chaplin – The Right Kind of ‘Secular State’ – a Christian Perspective

Solange Lefebvre National Commissions on Cultural and Religious Diversity: When Reflective Processes Happen in Parallel within Several Nation-States