Saturday October 17th 2015, 12.30-6.00 pm
Friends Meeting House
39 Fonnereau Road, Ipswich, IP1 3JH

A half-day conference exploring the mutual deradicalisation of the three Abrahamic faiths, hosted by the Ipswich branch of the United Nations Association (UK) and Ipswich Quakers.

Our speakers include:

Dr Usama Hasan, Senior Researcher at the Quilliam Foundation

Professor Michael Northcott, Professor of Ethics at the University of Edinburgh

Professor Dan Cohn-Sherbok, a rabbi of Reform Judaism, a Jewish theologian and an author on religion


12.30 p.m. Registration and refreshments
1.00 Introduction to Conference: Sheikh Manwar Ali (JIMAS)
1:15 Dr Mike King: ‘Tolerance on the Path to Peace’
1.45 Break for sharing
2.00 Professor Dan Cohn-Sherbok (Judaism)
3.45 Teas and interfaith snacks
3.15 Professor Michael Northcott (Christianity)
4.00 Dr. Usama Hasan (Islam)
4.45 Short break
5.00 Plenary discussion (chair Beverly Levy)
5.45 Conference summary and way forward: Robin Herne
6.00 Finish

Free admission but please register by email:,
or write to: Mike King, Friends Meeting House, 39 Fonnereau Road, Ipswich, IP1 3JH

Deradicalisation: the practice of encouraging those with extreme and violent religious or political ideologies to adopt more moderate views. (The Collins English Dictionary)