Agenda of Atheist Days 2016

[fot. Marek Łukaszewicz]

Atheist Days 2016

Events organized by Kazimierz Lyszczynski Foundation

Friday, April 1, 2, Batory Foundation, hall J. Turowicz, 10a, Sapieżyńska St.

  • 18.00 – Departure from the Ibis Hotel for dinner in the canteen of the Foundation (soup, main dish, dessert – approx. 5 euro)
  • 19.00Opening of the events organized by Kazimierz Łyszczynski Foundation 19.10 Screening of the Belgian documentary “can we not elieve?” (CAL/CLAV)
  • 19.40 – Round table “Science vs. Religion, Faith vs. Reason, Beliefs vs. Knowledge”
  • 21.00 – Maryam Namazie (One Law for All, Ex-Muslim GB) “Religions and the people’s aspirations for freedom”
  • 21.15 – The Iranian documentary on women protest against the compulsory veiling
  • 21.30 – Hugo Estrella (Secular Policy Institute) on the Cardinal Bergoglio (Pope Francis)
  • 21.45 – Discussion
  • 22.15 – End of the event
  • For interested: A Get-together in the old town

 

Saturday, April 2, 2016

  • 12.00 – March of atheists and historical reconstruction of the execution of Kazimierz Łyszczyński. Itinerary: Nicolas Copernic Monument (72, Nowy Świat St.)-Rynek Starego Miasta (Old Town Square)
  • 13.30 –  Lunch (25 Street Podwale, approx. 7-8 euro)
  • 15.00 –  Round Table I – “Famous blasphemers and apostates in defense of freedom”. Batory Foundation, room J. Turowicz, 10a, Sapieżyńska St.
    • Djemila Benhabib (Algeria/Canada)
    • Sanal Edamaruku (Indian Rationalist Association/Finland)
    • Waleed Al-Husseini (Palestine/France)
    • Grażyna Juszczyk (Poland)
    • Chair: Nina Sankari (Kazimierz Lyszczynski Foundation, Poland)
  • 17.00 – Round table II: “For freedom from religion”
    • Micheline Claes, ADMD, France
    • Gauthier Ngumbu, Free Thought, Congo/France
    • Hugo Estrella, Secular Policy Institute, Italy
    • Agnieszka Abemonti-Świrniak, Author of books, Secularism Award, Warsaw 2015
    • Chair: Ewa Dąbrowska-Szulc, Federation for the family and Family Planning
  • 18.30 – Break
  • 20.00Gala dinner, “The Atheist of the Year Award Ceremony”, Palace of Science and Culture, Plac Defilad 1

 

Sunday, April 3, 2016, Feminoteka, 34/50, Marszałkowska St.

Feminist Session: Religions vs. status and situation of women (co-organized by FAE)

  • 10.00 – Carine Delahaie (Femmes Solidaires and RIFL)
  • 10.30 – Round Table I: Religions and freedom of women
    • Jamile Nedai (Coordination of European Women’s Lobby/France)
    • Solange Cidreira (FAE France)
    • Judit Morva (FAE Hungary)
    • Nicoletta Pirotta (Wei/FAE Italy)
    • Malgorzata Marenin (Stop Stereotypes, Poland)
    • Chair: Josette Rome Chastanet (FAE France)
  • 12.30 – 12.45 Break
  • 12.45 – Round Table II: “Secularism for women’s rights and gender equality”
    • Wanda Nowicka (UN Women Commission, Poland)
    • Djemila Benhabib (RIFL; Canada)
  • 14.15 – Meeting with Gudrun Schyman (FI, Sweden)
  • 15.15 – End of debate

 

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