Cécile Laborde/ Tariq Modood/ Anne Phillips/ Catherine Audard
Tuesday 19 March 2013, 6.30 – 8pm
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE
Cécile Laborde, Professor of Political Theory, University College London
Tariq Modood, Professor of Sociology, Politics and Public Policy and founding Director of the Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship, University of Bristol
Anne Phillips, Director of the Gender Institute, Professor of Political and Gender Theory, LSE Gender Institute and Graham Wallas Professor of Political Science, Government Department, LSE
Chair: Catherine Audard, Visiting Fellow, Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, LSE and Chair of the Forum for European Philosophy
Since 9/11 and the rising threat of djihadism, we have witnessed a dramatic change in the treatment of cultural and religious minorities in Europe, a major shift from a language of multiculturalism to one of civic integration. However, if the centralized and culturally homogeneous nation-state is a thing of the past, what are the alternatives?