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FREE LECTURE: Banning the Burqa is not the Answer

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Today's date is Friday, February 26, 2021
Banning the Burqa is not the Answer : This lecture will discuss the place of the burqa in Australian society. Other events...
The place of the Islamic face veil in public places has again arisen as an issue for debate in Australia. Politicians from all sides have variously called for its banning, called it confronting or appealed to liberal values in defence of freedom of choice. In light of the recent debates it is time to again examine the place of the veil in law, both existing laws and those proposed by people like Rev Fred Nile and Jacqui Lambie.

About the speaker:

Dr Renae Barker is a lecturer in Law at The University of Western Australia and honorary research fellow as the Centre for Muslim States and Societies. She recently completed her Phd which examined the relationship between the State and religion in Australia. She has previously published on the legal status of the Islamic face veil in Australia.
Speaker(s) Renae Barker
Location Moot Court G06, UWA
Contact The Centre <[email protected]>
URL https://www.cmss.uwa.edu.au/events
Start Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:00
End Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:00
Submitted by The Centre <[email protected]>
Last Updated Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:31
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