February 26 – Avijit Roy Day Honouring Murdered Atheist Writers in Bangladesh
CFI Canada is proud to work with the Mukto Mona (Bangladeshi Freethinking) website to present the first Avijit Roy Day in Honour of Murdered Atheist writers, publishers and activists. February 26, 2016 marks the passing of one year since the murder of Avijit Roy and the brutal injury of Rafida Ahmed.
Time: 7.00 PM to 9.00 PM
Venue: CFIC OFFICE – 55 EGLINTON AVENUE EAST – SUITE 307
Live Webcasting Details for this event will be posted at 6:00PM on February 26th. To receive an email with details or to submit questions to the panelists, please inquire at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Message from Avijit Roy’s Father, Professor Ajoy Roy, and Avijit’s wife, Rafida Ahmed Bonya
- Bangladesh-Canada Panel to Discuss the role of Science, Reason and Secularism for an enlightened world.
Panel Moderator: Eric Adriaans, National Executive Director of Centre for Inquiry Canada.
Panelists: Tarek Fatah, Columnist, Author, ‘The Hindu is Not My Enemy’ (Kautilya Books, 2016), ‘The Tragic Illusion of an Islamic State’ (Wiley, 2008) and ‘The Jew is Not My Enemy’ (Random, 2010)
Gretta Vosper: Atheist Minister, Author of With or Without God: Why The Way We Live is More Important Than What We Believe.
Aki Muthali: Freelance writer and feminist. Born and raised in Sri Lanka, she currently lives in Canada. She’s also an illustrator and a painter.
Dr. Christopher DiCarlo: Philosopher of Science and Ethics whose interests in cognitive evolution have taken him into the natural and social sciences. His research focuses on how and why humans reason, think, and act the way they do.
- Display of Avijit Roy’s Books and Photo Exhibition of Murdered writers.
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