Global Week debate with Peter Tatchell

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Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell will be joining us to propose the motion for a debate, titled 'Where there is public interest, even sensitive State information should be placed in the public domain'. The motion will be opposed by Nottingham Law School Reader in Law Tom Lewis, with supporting speakers from the NTU Debating Society.

The event is free to attend, but places are limited and so booking is advised. For more information on our Global Week events, please visit our web page.

  • From: Tuesday 4 March 2014, 7 pm
  • To: Tuesday 4 March 2014, 8 pm
  • Location: LT4, Newton building, Main Entrance, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU

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Event details

As part of the University's Global Week programme of events, NTU is pleased to host this topical debate on the accessibility of sensitive State information. The title of the debate will be 'Where there is public interest, even sensitive State information should be placed in the public domain'. The event is free to attend, but places are limited and so booking is advised.

Speakers

For: Peter Tatchell: Peter Tatchell has been campaigning for human rights, democracy, LGBT freedom and global justice since 1967. He is a member of the queer human rights group Outrage! and is also the Green Party's spokesperson on human rights. Through the Peter Tatchell foundation, he campaigns for human rights in Britain and internationally.

Against: Tom Lewis: Tom Lewis has been a Reader in Law at Nottingham Trent University since 2009, and teaches Public Law and Human Rights at undergraduate and postgraduate level. He is actively engaged in research in the fields of constitutional law and human rights, and is especially interested in the rights to freedom of expression and freedom of religion and belief. Tom is Director of the Law School's Centre of Conflict, Rights and Justice.

Moderator: Professor Rebecca Huxley-Binns: Professor of Legal Education and Co-Director of the Centre for Legal Education, Rebecca Huxley-Binns has been teaching law for 20 years, more than half of these at Nottingham Trent University.

Supporting Speakers: Leah Wright (for) and Harry White (against), both from the NTU Debating Society, will also contribute to the debate.

Booking information

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Location details

Room/Building:

LT4, Newton building, Main Entrance

Address:

Nottingham Trent University
City Campus
Goldsmith Street
Nottingham
NG1 4BU

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