The Agenda Days of Atheism 2014

[fot. Marek Łukaszewicz]

Atheist Days 2014

Friday, March 28th 2014 – PAŃSTWOMIASTO, 29 gen. Władysława Andersa St.

  • 18.00 – Opening of Days of Atheism 2014
  • 18.15 – Press conference
  • 19.00 – Screening of Zenona Kalafaticz movie “The time to be happy is now” and meeting with the director.
  • 21.00 – Screening of Paweł Hajncel’s commentaries “Butterfly at the procession” and meeting with the author.

Movie screenings are accompanied by displays of Maja Wolna’s posters and Peter Herl’s satirical drawings.

Saturday, March 29th 2014

10:00–12:30 The March of Atheists and historical reconstruction of Kazimierz Łyszczyński execution. Nicolaus Copernicus Monument (Nowy Świat St.) – Rynek Starego Miasta (Old Town Market)

13:00–24:00 Atheist Congress (panel debates), Klub Księgarza Rynek Sterego Miasta 22/24 (Old Town Market)

  • 13:00–14:45 Panel I – Atheism yesterday and today
    • Prof. Jan Hartman (Jagiellonian University
    • Sanal Edamaruku (Indian Rationalist Association)
    • Dr Jacek Dobrowolski (University of Warsaw)
    • Andrzej Dominiczak (Humanist Association)
    • Chair: Dariusz Kędziora (Atheist Coalition)
  • 14:45–16:00 – Lunch break
  • 16:00–17:30 Panel II – Women and religion
    • Maryam Namazie (Council of Ex-Muslims, Great Britain)
    • Dr Kerstin Steinbach (AHRIMAN-International Publishing House)
    • Nina Sankari (European Feminist Initiative)
    • Dorota Wójcik (Freedom from Religion Foundation)
    • Chair: Anna Korzeniowska-Bihun (Rationalism, Humanism, Secularism Association)
  • 17:30–17:45 – Coffee break
  • 17:45–19:15  Panel III – Religion and democracy: freedom of speech and conscience and equal rights in Poland
    • Czesław Janik (Neutrum) Association
    • Simone Reißner (psychoanalyst)
    • Maria Mucha (Do not fear Foundation)
    • Krystian Legierski (Initianive for Registered Partnerships)
    • Adrian Zwoliński (Poland Home for Everyone Association)
    • Chair: Zbigniew Szczęsny (Atheist Coalition)
  • 20:00–24:00  Banquet and Atheist of the Year Award Ceremony, Restaurant Bazyliszek – Rynek Starego Miasta 1/3 (Old Town Market)

Sunday, March 30th 2014 – PAŃSTWOMIASTO, 29 gen. Władysława Andersa St

  • 11:00 – Panel IV – Religions and social justice and peace
    • Dr Katarzyna Nadana-Sokołowska (Institute of Literary Research, Polish Academy of Sciences)
    • Dr Michał Kozłowski (University of Warsaw)
    • Red. Edwin Bendyk (Polityka)
    • Agata Czarnacka (Lewica24.pl)
    • Chair: Piotr Szumlewicz (Without Dogma)
  • 12:30 Round table for freedom from religion with Polish and foreign participants

15:30 – Closing of Days of Atheism 2014